Microsoft PowerPoint is great, and it is expensive, too. Here are some of the best PowerPoint alternatives that are cheaper and are as good as, or even better than, PowerPoint.
If you have tried converting tons of documents from one format to another, you will know that it is a boring and unproductive job. In Linux, you can easily automate document conversion with unoconv. Getting the job done is just a command line away.
After much testing, the final version of LibreOffice is now released for public consumption. For those who are looking to replace your OpenOffice with LibreOffice in Ubuntu, here is how you can do it.
For those of you who don’t follow tech news, here’s a brief summary: OpenOffice, supported by Sun, has long been known as a excellent free alternative to MS Office. When Oracle bought Sun, many feared that Oracle’s control might not necessarily be a good thing for the project. Some members of the OpenOffice team decided […]
A lot of municipalities and companies both big and small are migrating to Google for email and document management. There are lots of pros and cons for migrating to the cloud. What no one seems to really talk about is the effort it takes to move all of the documents. Busy Docs is a service […]
When most people think OpenOffice, they think of word processing or spreadsheets. What many people do not realize is that OpenOffice also includes Base, a database system roughly equivalent to MS Access. Many businesses and individuals use these systems to allow even non-technical people to enter, store, retrieve and organize their data. Using Base, you […]
Few free software projects have had as large of an impact as OpenOffice.org. It is used by millions of users all over the world and is the primary competition to Microsoft Office in the desktop market. The latest version of OpenOffice.org (3.2) adds a number of notable features worth trying. Among them are: Faster startup […]
n this final part of the Layout a Book series, you will learn how to position illustrations, use paragraph styles, and export in different formats.
In this second part of the Layout a Book series, I am going to highlight some key points and also how to properly align page numbers and format paragraphs.
Self-publishing your own ebook is not as difficult as you think. This series of articles will show you how to layout a book with Open Office.