Apache OpenOffice User Guide
Apache OpenOffice has several components (Writer, Calc, Impress,Draw, Base...) that share many characteristics on their user interfaces. For this reason the present guide will start to talk about Apache OpenOffice as a whole, then later provide "examples" for each component.
It is important then, specially for new users, to understand the first chapters of this guide before going on to specific information for each component.
Apache OpenOffice user interface: a general description for Apache OpenOffice user interface
Formatting a document: describing the different options the user have to shape a document
Search & Replace: Apache OpenOffice have a powerful tool for search text, formats or styles
Autocorrect options: A tool that permits to automate several substitution tasks
Supported file formats: Apache OpenOffice is able to read and write a large number of file formats
Extensions: Adding more functionality to Apache OpenOffice
General options: General configuration options that affect the whole suite
"CookBook": quick tips for specific tasks
Writer guide: A complete guide for Writer, the word processor component. This link leads to an index
Calc guide: A complete guide for Calc, the spreadsheet component. This link leads to an index
Impress guide: A complete guide for Impress, the presentation component. This link leads to an index
Draw guide: A complete guide for Draw, the vector drawing tool component. This link leads to an index
Math guide: A complete guide for Math, the equation editor component that you can use on other components. This link leads to an index
Base guide: A complete guide for Base, the database component. This link leads to an index
Advanced topics: Programming macros, graphite font technology...
Integrating components: A Chart inside your presentation? Inserting data from your bibliographic database on your text document?