I need help with installing OpenOffice.org
In case you are experiencing difficulties with installing OpenOffice.org, read the installation instructions first, which will guide you through the process.
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I need help with using OpenOffice.org
Your first approach for getting help on using the software would be the application help that comes with OpenOffice.org. You can invoke the help system by pressing F1 in any OpenOffice.org application.
If you cannot find the information there, you may want look into one of the following resources. Some of the resources are maintained by the [[Documentation OpenOffice.org Documentation project]] and some are maintained by 3rd parties. Most, but not all of the information sources are freely available.
OpenOffice.org User Forum
The official OpenOffice.org forum is an extensive source for information and a good place to get help from fellow users from all levels of experience. It is run by volunteers and completely free to use.
OpenOffice.org User Mailing Lists
- To subscribe, just send an empty email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- To unsubscribe, send an empty email to email@example.com.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Documentation project maintains a growing list of Frequently Asked Questions for all areas of installation and usage. You can also search through the list of FAQs using the search facility on the Documentation project web page.
Manuals and Books
Manuals provide a good way of getting an overview over the concepts of the software. The Documentation project offers a multitude of manuals for beginner and advanced users, as well as for system administrators, and core and BASIC developers.
How Tos and Tutorials
If you rather prefer a hands on approach, the Documentation project offers How Tos and Tutorials that concisely describe how to achieve a certain task. There are also many 3rd parties offering step by step tutorials.
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