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1 Ottawa PC Users’ Group Beginner’s Workshop Word Processor and Spreadsheet Jocelyn Doire

2 Which Word Processor? There are lots of word processors available Notepad and WordPad Notepad and WordPad –Available with all versions of Windows –Limited set of features. MS Word and Corel WordPerfect MS Word and Corel WordPerfect –Need to buy them, usually as a Suite –Advanced set of features Open Office (http://www.openoffice.org/) Open Office (http://www.openoffice.org/) –Free, open source code –Advanced set of features

3 OpenOffice.org

4 Keys Writing a paragraph (wrap) Writing a paragraph (wrap) Enter Enter Up, down, right, left Up, down, right, left Space and tab Space and tab Insert and Overwrite Insert and Overwrite Delete and Back Space Delete and Back Space Home, End, Page Up, Page down Home, End, Page Up, Page down Non-printing characters (ctrl-F10) Non-printing characters (ctrl-F10)

5 Block Shift key + cursor keys Shift key + cursor keys left mouse button and drag left mouse button and drag Cut Cut Copy Copy Paste Paste

6 Attributes Bold Bold Italic Italic Underline Underline Left, center, right or justified align Left, center, right or justified align Number and bullet list Number and bullet list Indentation Indentation Font Font

7 Tab Ruler bar Ruler bar Left, center, right and decimal tab Left, center, right and decimal tab Left Center Right Margin (grey bar at left and right) Margin (grey bar at left and right) Line Indent Line Indent –First line (top) –Paragraph (bottom)

8 Footer and Header Header, Footer Header, Footer Insert fields Insert fields 1. Page number 2. Page count Height, margin Height, margin Alternating text/position Alternating text/position

9 Style Select text then style Select text then style Stylist (F11) floating menu Stylist (F11) floating menu Modify Modify Style type Style type –Paragraph –Character –Frame –Page –Numbering

10 Graphics Insert Graphics from file Insert Graphics from file Tool > Gallery Tool > Gallery Wrap Wrap –None, through, after, etc Anchor Anchor –Page, paragraph, character Edit graphic Edit graphic

11 Save and Load Save Save Save as Save as Export Export –PDF –HTML –Word, etc Load Load

12 Print Print Print Print Preview Print Preview Print range Print range Number of copies Number of copies Print Properties (printer specific) Print Properties (printer specific) Option Option –Brochure

13 Auto Pilot Auto Pilot Auto Pilot –Memo, fax, web, form, etc

14 Help Shift F1 Shift F1 Content Content Index Index Find Find Support Support –FAQ

15 Spreadsheet Columns Rows Cell C5

16 Columns & Rows Selecting a cell, a column, a row or a sheet, or a combination Selecting a cell, a column, a row or a sheet, or a combination Adjust column width with vertical bar Adjust column width with vertical bar Adjust row height with horizontal bar Adjust row height with horizontal bar Optimal adjust: format, column, optimal width Optimal adjust: format, column, optimal width Inserting one or more columns or rows Inserting one or more columns or rows

17 Cell Formatting Select a cell, column, row, etc, then click on format, cells, etc Select a cell, column, row, etc, then click on format, cells, etc

18 Sorting To sort data: To sort data: –Select columns –Click on Data, Sort, Sort by…, direction –Select the options (include labels and don’t include formatting)

19 Floor Renovation Merging cells Merging cells Align: center, left, right Align: center, left, right Format numbers: currency Format numbers: currency Calculate: for example =B3*C3 Calculate: for example =B3*C3 Function: for example SUM Function: for example SUM

20 Floor Renovation

21 Investment Growth Copy cells with a value : Value Grow! Copy cells with a value : Value Grow! Copy cells with an address: cells address grow! Copy cells with an address: cells address grow! If a cell address should be constant, add $ If a cell address should be constant, add $

22 Investment Growth

23 Investment Growth Chart To make a chart, select the area of interest, including the labels To make a chart, select the area of interest, including the labels Select Insert, chart, then go through all the choices Select Insert, chart, then go through all the choices Click on any of the elements to edit it Click on any of the elements to edit it

24 Investment Growth Chart

25 Questions & References


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