Open Office Writer: making a shopping list with tabs [ID:425] (5/6)

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(This video is in English language, with English subtitles). Students use OpenOffice (Writer) to show how to make a shopping list and use the tabs correctly so that all numbers are aligned at the decimal point.

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Barbara Hahn (speaker)

Daniel Weiss (computer)

Horst JENS (camera)

Boris (guy in background, does nothing)

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Thanks. Will probably be helpful (I'm trying to learn how to do more things with OpenOffice.org Writer).


14. Carroll Page Wed, 01 Sep 2010 09:19

'Sound too low - no can hear


Thank you for the friendly and clear demo.

I am new to open office.

Currently I use MSOffice, MSWorks and Wordperfect lightning for various edit work.

I have documents sent to me in various formats. So, it is important that I can open and adjust each one.

I am hoping that OpenOffice will be an easier interface for me once I learn its capabilities.


12. Susi Geertsen Tue, 12 Jan 2010 19:28

Thank you for your tutorial. It helped me

Thank you


11. anonymous Thu, 13 Aug 2009 16:23

I'm a returnee to word processing after a 20 year absence. This was very helpful


10. anonymous Thu, 02 Jul 2009 07:23

I love the tutorial video!!! Our organization will be converting to OpenOffice soon, and this is very helpful! At times, when I was reading the subtitles, I lost the location of the cursor or what you were trying to teach. Overall, I like the informal venue .. LOVE the laughter and the ability to give you feedback! I would give it a 7 out of 10.

Good show!


nice, but I prefer table. That would be better way, but its great to know about this method too


8. anonymous Wed, 17 Jun 2009 02:45

Very nice, I've been too lazy to find out and learn this, so it's perfect.


7. anonymous Fri, 05 Jun 2009 14:59

kool


6. anonymous Tue, 19 May 2009 17:25

You need to explain your definition of "Paragraph." Will the tabs hold for the entire document or just until a paragraph break is made in the document? Also, why didn't you start the document by placing the tabs before you entered the text"


5. anonymous Wed, 01 Apr 2009 17:57

What a great teaching tool your video is. Many thanks for this most helpful info.


4. anonymous Sat, 28 Mar 2009 21:08

I think I learned how to create tabs with this video. I liked the video showing actual people working on list. It was a little fast and could use more description of where to go (or maybe there was a description and I missed it?). I've just started using Open Office, so I imagine this wouldn't be too fast for those familiar with the icons. I will try applying what I learned. Thank you for this.

Becky


3. anonymous Sat, 10 May 2008 04:00

Very good demo, thanks :)


2. anonymous Sat, 29 Dec 2007 04:38

Very nice way of tutorial!

Greetings from Germany, Thomas.


Hello Barbara and Daniel (and Horst) - great video! I like the use of the hand-held camera mixed with the screencasting, it is very good to see your faces whilst you format the text in OpenOffice Writer.

Keep up the good work!

Ian (co-founder)


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