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Poke around the site www.openoffice.org - they've got all kinds of howto
stuff in their wiki. Also join the OOo [uers] mailing list: http://www.openoffice.org/mail_list.html
" To subscribe, e-mail: users-subscribe -at- openoffice -dot- org"
Solveig Houghland (who wrote the book on StarOffice) is a fount of
information and techniques, and is a frequent list participant.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Hudson [mailto:caveatrob -at- gmail -dot- com]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 28, 2008 13:58
> To: McLauchlan, Kevin
> Cc: Evelyn Lee Barney; TECHWR-L
> Subject: Re: Frame or laTex
> OpenOffice seemed to run a bit slower than Word. Is the latest version
> like this? Has anyone put together a best practices book on OpenOffice
> that describes how to do section page numbering, outline numbering,
> On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 1:52 PM, McLauchlan, Kevin
> <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:
> > Or, OpenOffice.org, which is the basis of StarOffice, only without
> > proprietary filters, and which is even CHEAPER! :-)
> >> -----Original Message-----
> > On Behalf Of Evelyn Lee Barney said:
> >> I don't know if this will fit your needs or not- but I use Star
> >> 8. They advertise it as comparable to Microsoft office - but I
> > it
> >> has more features, and some of the functionality of frame. It's
> >> CHEAP!
> >> http://www.sun.com/software/star/staroffice/index.jsp
> >> Ev
> >> Rob Hudson wrote:
> >> > Hi All,
> >> >
> >> > I'm looking into Word alternatives to produce proposals and other
> >> > documents with rather complicated numbering schemes. Am I better
> >> > investing in Frame or should I look into something like laTex?
> >> >
> >> > Thanks,
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