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== About the Different Components of NeoOffice == == About the Different Components of NeoOffice ==
-''The items in this section are currently under development'' 
* [[NeoWriter|NeoOffice Writer]] * [[NeoWriter|NeoOffice Writer]]
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* [[NeoImpress|NeoOffice Impress]] * [[NeoImpress|NeoOffice Impress]]
* [[NeoDraw|NeoOffice Draw]] * [[NeoDraw|NeoOffice Draw]]
 +* [[NeoBase|NeoOffice Base]]
* [[NeoOffice Math]] * [[NeoOffice Math]]
* [[NeoOffice File Formats]] - file formats supported by each component * [[NeoOffice File Formats]] - file formats supported by each component
 +* [[NeoOffice Error Messages]]
<br> <br>
- +{{redbox|'''Note: The tips and hints specific to a particular component have been moved to the component pages above. If you don't see the tips you are looking for, try the component pages.'''}}
-== Writer-specific Tips ==+
-* [[Performing calculations in a table within a text document]]+
-* [[Using AutoTexts]]+
-* [[Creating a Table of Contents]]+
-* [[Using a Master Document]]+
-* [[Importing a Calc Sheet into a Writer Table]]+
-* [[Creating a Table of Contents]]+
-* [[Fr:Comment_numéroter_les_pages|How to Number Pages]] [fr]+
-* [[Fr:Références_dans_NeoOffice_Writer|References in NeoOffice Writer]] [fr]+
-* [[Fr:Références_dans_un_document_maître|References in a Master Document]] [fr]+
-* [[Fr:Création_d'un_Index|Creating an Index]] [fr]+
-<br>+
- +
-==Calc-specific Tips==+
-* [[Adding multiple rows/columns to a spreadsheet in Calc|Adding multiple rows or columns to a spreadsheet]]+
-* [[:Computing and Graphing a Regression Line|Computing and graphing a regression line]]+
-* [[Exporting Calc charts or spreadsheets as images]]+
-* [[Inserting a line break in a cell]] +
-* [[Using a Calc spreadsheet as a data source]] (NeoOffice 2.x)+
-* [[Selecting_and_Filling_a_Cell_Range|Selecting and filling a range of cells]] +
-* [[Importing_HTML_Tables_into_a_Calc_Document|Importing HTML tables into a Calc document]]+
-* [[Performing Addition with Time-Formatted Cells in Calc]]+
-* [[Converting a Text String to a Number in Calc]]+
-* [[Inserting and Editing Notes in Calc|Inserting and Editing Notes in Calc]]+
-* [[Using the Solver Function|Using the Solver function]]+
-* [[Importing and Exporting Comma and Tab Delimited Files|Importing and Exporting Comma and Tab Delimited Files]]+
-* [http://documentation.openoffice.org/Samples_Templates/User/template_2_x/calc/index.html Templates for Calc]+
- +
-<br/>+
- +
-==Impress-specific tips==+
-*[[Using a remote with Impress]]+
-<br>+
- +
-==Math-specific tips==+
-*[[Defining_Formula_Fonts_in_NeoOffice|Defining Formula Fonts in NeoOffice]]+
-*[[Formatting_Formulas_in_NeoOffice_Math|Formatting Formulas in NeoOffice Math]] +
-*[[Page_Setting_Formulas|Page Setting Formulas in NeoOffice Math]]+
-*[[Using_Catalog_in_NeoOffice_Math|Using Catalog in NeoOffice Math]]+
-*[[Problems with Keywords in Formulas|Problems with Keywords in Formulas]]+
-<br>+
- +
-== Databases ==+
- +
-* [[Configuring and Using Databases]]+
-** [[Creating a Database|How to create a simple database with NeoOffice]]+
-** [[Using a Calc spreadsheet as a data source]]+
-* [[Using the Mail Merge Wizard]]+
-<br>+
==Tips from Trinity== ==Tips from Trinity==
The forums at http://trinity.neooffice.org/ contain many tips, hints, and answers to frequently asked questions. The [[New Articles Needed]] page in this wiki contains links to some of the most helpful threads at trinity. The forums at http://trinity.neooffice.org/ contain many tips, hints, and answers to frequently asked questions. The [[New Articles Needed]] page in this wiki contains links to some of the most helpful threads at trinity.
-Note that the predominant language of the trinity forums is English, so most if not all of these threads will be in English. At the time of this writing (April 2007), there were French, Spanish, and Italian speakers among the "regulars" at trinity. If you are in need of a summary or explanation of a tip in one of these languages, post a request in the appropriate thread, and someone may be able to help you.+Note that the predominant language of the trinity forums is English, so most if not all of these threads will be in English. At the time of this writing (September 2007), there were French, Spanish, Italian, German, and Dutch speakers among the "regulars" at trinity. If you are in need of a summary or explanation of a tip in one of these languages, post a request in the appropriate thread, and someone may be able to help you.
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* [[Setting_the_Default_Application|Setting the default application for opening OpenOffice.org, Microsoft™ Office™, and other file types]] * [[Setting_the_Default_Application|Setting the default application for opening OpenOffice.org, Microsoft™ Office™, and other file types]]
* [[NeoOffice_Launch_Shortcuts|How to launch directly into particular applications (word processor, spreadsheet, etc.)]] * [[NeoOffice_Launch_Shortcuts|How to launch directly into particular applications (word processor, spreadsheet, etc.)]]
-* [[Importing Data from Address Book|How to use data from the Mac OS X Address Book]]+* [[Importing Data from Address Book|How to use data from the Mac OS X Address Book]] (for NeoOffice versions prior to 2.2.1 EAP)
 +* [[Accessing the Mac OS X Address Book|How to use data from the Mac OS X Address Book]] (starting with NeoOffice 2.2.1 EAP)
* [[Selecting your preferred mail client|How to use Eudora or Entourage with NeoOffice 2.0]] * [[Selecting your preferred mail client|How to use Eudora or Entourage with NeoOffice 2.0]]
 +* [[More media formats in QuickTime|How to get NeoOffice and QuickTime to play more media formats]] (starting with NeoOffice 2.2.3)
 +* [[Deploying NeoOffice on Multiple Architectures|How to deploy NeoOffice on PPC and Intel Macs using a single image]]
<br> <br>
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* [[Converting non-UTF-8 text files]] * [[Converting non-UTF-8 text files]]
* [[Using NeoOffice with QuarkXPress and InDesign]] * [[Using NeoOffice with QuarkXPress and InDesign]]
-* [http://www.opendocumentfellowship.org/applications Applications and tools which support OpenDocument]+* [[Accessing MS Publisher documents]]
 +* [http://www.opendocumentfellowship.com/applications Applications and tools which support OpenDocument]
<br> <br>
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* [[Problems with Fonts]] * [[Problems with Fonts]]
 +* [[Line Spacing and Ligature Changes|Line spacing and ligature changes in NeoOffice 2.2.2 Patch-7 and newer]]
* [[Alternative_Fonts|How to get alternative fonts to expand the range of languages you can use]] * [[Alternative_Fonts|How to get alternative fonts to expand the range of languages you can use]]
* [[Accessing Helvetica Oblique and Courier Oblique|Accessing Helvetica Oblique and Courier Oblique (Italic)]] * [[Accessing Helvetica Oblique and Courier Oblique|Accessing Helvetica Oblique and Courier Oblique (Italic)]]
* [[Problems with the Symbol font, Greek text, or bullets in Word documents]] * [[Problems with the Symbol font, Greek text, or bullets in Word documents]]
* [[Setting the default font in Calc, Impress, or Draw]] * [[Setting the default font in Calc, Impress, or Draw]]
-* [[Bidi and vertical text]]+* [[Converting Chinese, Japanese, or Korean text between single-byte and double-byte]]
-* [[Activating Dictionaries and Configuring Spellcheck|Activating the dictionary for your language and using more than one language's dictionary]]+* [[Using Right-to-Left, Complex Text Layout, and Vertical Text]]
 +* [[Using Spellcheck in NeoOffice|Activating the dictionary for your language and using more than one language's dictionary]]
* [[Changing the Language of the User Interface|Changing the language of the user interface and using a different language from the system language]] * [[Changing the Language of the User Interface|Changing the language of the user interface and using a different language from the system language]]
<br> <br>
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 +==Customizing NeoOffice==
 +* [[Docking_Palettes|How to dock the Stylist and other palettes, and how to detach toolbars]]
 +* [[Closing_Palettes|How to close palettes and floating windows]]
 +* [[Disabling Patch Checking]]
 +* [[Modifying or Creating a Color Palette]]
 +* [[Disabling_Automatic_Formatting|How do I turn off word auto-completion and other automatic formatting?]]
 +* [[NeoOffice_Menu_and_Keyboard_Shortcuts|Customizing Menu & Keyboard shortcuts to be more Mac-like]]
 +* [[NeoOffice_Appearance_Customization|Customizing the UI font and background color to be more Mac-like]]
 +* [[Customizing the Toolbars]]
 +<br>
== Miscellaneous Tips == == Miscellaneous Tips ==
* [[Using Clipart|Using clipart or photos in NeoOffice]] * [[Using Clipart|Using clipart or photos in NeoOffice]]
-* [[Disabling_Automatic_Formatting|How do I turn off word auto-completion and other automatic formatting?]] 
* [[Using Find and Replace|Tips on using Find and Replace]] * [[Using Find and Replace|Tips on using Find and Replace]]
* [[Removing marked text|How to remove marked sections of text]] * [[Removing marked text|How to remove marked sections of text]]
-* [[Docking_Palettes|How to dock the Stylist and other palettes, and how to detach toolbars]] 
-* [[Closing_Palettes|How to close palettes and floating windows]] 
* [[Using Citation and Bibliographic Software|Using EndNote and other citation or bibliographic software]] * [[Using Citation and Bibliographic Software|Using EndNote and other citation or bibliographic software]]
* [[Using_equations_and_formulæ|How to use equations (including LATEX) in your documents]] * [[Using_equations_and_formulæ|How to use equations (including LATEX) in your documents]]
-* [[Es:Cómo numerar páginas|Adding Page Numbers]] [es]+* [[Setting environment variables|How to set environment variables for NeoOffice]]
 +* [[How to Add Page Numbers]]
* [[The_Navigator|The Navigator]] * [[The_Navigator|The Navigator]]
-* [[Disabling Patch-Checking and Donation Messages]]+* [[Formatting Hyperlinks]]
 +* [[Inserting a Relative Hyperlink|Inserting a relative hyperlink in a document]]
 +* [[Inserting an Image Behind Text]]
 + 
 +* [[Templates, Clip Art and Macros]] <!-- oh my! -->
<!--* [[Install_Help|Remarks about errors when installing help files for non-English languages]] obsolete --> <!--* [[Install_Help|Remarks about errors when installing help files for non-English languages]] obsolete -->
 +* [[Installing an extension for all users|How to install or remove an extension for all users]]
-{{botlangbarEN|[[Fr:NeoOffice Trucs et astuces|Français]] [[De:Tips_und_Tricks_zur_Benutzung_von_NeoOffice|Deutsch]] [[It:Trucchi_e_Suggerimenti|Italiano]] [[Es:Trucos y sugerencias|Español]]}}+{{botlangbarEN|[[Fr:NeoOffice Trucs et astuces|Français]] [[De:Tips_und_Tricks_zur_Benutzung_von_NeoOffice|Deutsch]] [[It:Trucchi_e_Suggerimenti|Italiano]] [[Es:Trucos y sugerencias|Español]] [[nl:NeoOffice Tips en Hints|Nederlands]]}}
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[edit] About the Different Components of NeoOffice


Note: The tips and hints specific to a particular component have been moved to the component pages above. If you don't see the tips you are looking for, try the component pages.

[edit] Tips from Trinity

The forums at http://trinity.neooffice.org/ contain many tips, hints, and answers to frequently asked questions. The New Articles Needed page in this wiki contains links to some of the most helpful threads at trinity.

Note that the predominant language of the trinity forums is English, so most if not all of these threads will be in English. At the time of this writing (September 2007), there were French, Spanish, Italian, German, and Dutch speakers among the "regulars" at trinity. If you are in need of a summary or explanation of a tip in one of these languages, post a request in the appropriate thread, and someone may be able to help you.

[edit] Improving the Mac OS X Experience


[edit] Compatibility and Document Exchange


[edit] Fonts & Languages


[edit] Printing and Exporting to PDF


[edit] Styles and Templates


[edit] Customizing NeoOffice


[edit] Miscellaneous Tips


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