OpenOffice: The Free and Powerful Alternative to MS® Office!
This class is held for corporate groups (minimum of ten participants either at KSI or on-site).
Course Length: 1 day
Prerequisites: Familiarity with the Windows operating system.
Course Level: Introductory – intermediate topics
Course Fee: $295
Course Hours: 8:30-4:15
Course Description: This one-day course is designed for individuals seeking a free, yet compatible, alternative Microsoft® Office. OpenOffice is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It stores all your data in an international open standard format that can easily be shared with virtually all other applications. Participants will get a hands-on, broad-brush overview of the complete OpenOffice suite including simplified download and installation instructions. This class is applicable to all professions from all industries, including CPAs in practice and CPAs in industry.
· Discover the similarities and differences between OpenOffice and Microsoft® Office.
· Learn how to download and install OpenOffice suite from the internet.
· Get hands-on instruction for a general overview for each application in the suite.
Writer – Word processing feature in OpenOffice (similar to MS® Word)
Inserting/Deleting, Setting Margins, Undoing,
Check Spelling and Grammar
Calc – Spreadsheet feature in OpenOffice (similar to MS® Excel)
Learn Spreadsheet Basics
Explanation of Spreadsheet Math
Impress – Presentation feature in OpenOffice (similar to MS® PowerPoint)
Creating a new Slide Show
Inserting Bullet List
Running Slide Show
Draw – Drawing feature in OpenOffice (similar to MS® Draw)
Creating a Graphic for a Title Page
Base – OpenOffice database feature (similar to Access).
Overview of a Database
Creating a Table