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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Setting Up Writer to Work Your Way

    1. Choosing Options That Affect All the OpenOffice.org Applications

    2. Choosing Options for Loading and Saving Documents

    3. Choosing Options for Text Documents

    4. Preparing to Check Spelling

    5. Correcting Your User Information

    6. Controlling Writer’s AutoCorrect Functions

  2. Chapter 2 Writing, Editing, and Reviewing Documents

    1. Parts of the Main Window

    2. The Navigator

    3. Checking Spelling

    4. Finding and Replacing Text and Formatting

    5. Marking and Tracking Changes

    6. Accepting or Rejecting Editorial Changes and Comments

    7. Changing Document Properties

    8. Useful Techniques

  3. Chapter 3 Controlling Page Layout

    1. Setting Up Page Styles for a Typical Document

    2. Using Tables for Page Layout

    3. Using Columns for Page Layout

    4. Using Frames for Page Layout

    5. Editing Headers and Footers

    6. Putting Portrait Headers and Footers on Landscape Pages

    7. Controlling Tabs

    8. Some Tips for Working with Tables

  4. Chapter 4 Using Templates and Styles Effectively

    1. Working with Templates

    2. Working with Styles

  5. Chapter 5 Getting the Most from Fields

    1. Using Document Properties to Hold Information That Changes

    2. Using Other Fields to Hold Information That Changes

    3. Using AutoText to Insert Often-Used Fields Quickly

    4. Defining Your Own Numbering Sequences

    5. Using Automatic Cross-References

    6. Using Fields in Headers and Footers

    7. Using Fields Instead of Outline Numbering for Chapter Numbers

    8. Tricks for Working with Fields

    9. Developing Conditional Content

  6. Chapter 6 Tables of Contents, Indexes, and Bibliographies

    1. Creating a Table of Contents

    2. Creating an Alphabetic Index

    3. Creating Lists of Figures, Tables, Equations, and Other Items

    4. Creating and Using Bibliographies

  7. Chapter 7 Working with Large or Complex Documents

    1. Strategies for Working with Large or Complex Documents

    2. Inserting or Linking to Other Files

    3. Using Footnotes and Endnotes

    4. Creating and Using Master Documents

    5. Editing a Master Document

  8. Chapter 8 Working with Graphics in Writer

    1. Creating Graphics and Screen Captures Using Other Programs

    2. Using Writer’s Drawing Tools to Create Graphics

    3. Organizing Graphics Using the Gallery

    4. Inserting Graphics into a Text Document

    5. Placing Graphics Where You Want Them on the Page

    6. Editing and Formatting Graphics

    7. Adding Captions to Graphics

  9. Chapter 9 Miscellaneous Tips and Tricks

    1. Converting Documents to PDF

    2. Saving Documents in DocBook XML Format

    3. Using and Configuring the Status Bar

    4. Working with Hyperlinks

    5. Changing the Default Bullet Character

  10. Chapter 10 Moving from Microsoft Word

    1. Sharing Files with Users of Word

    2. Comparison of Word and Writer Ways to Do Things