OpenOffice Calc Basics Course
Desktop Apps Training - Calc

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This is a Mini-Course is available to anyone for free. Once students have completed the course they should be able to preform basic operations in OpenOffice Calcwr, a word processor available on almost all Linux distributions.

Course Design
This course is the second OpenOffice Calc course designed for basic Linux users including very detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to preform basic tasks using OpenOffice Calc.

Course Introduction

Calc Work Area

Creating a Speadsheet with Calc

Calc Keyboard Shortcuts

New Interface

Page Scaling

Entering Data

Merging Cells

Maintaining Text Entries

Entering Precentages

Create Borders

Editing Text/Data


Auto Format

Create Your Own AutoFormat

Numbers Format

Text Alignment



Course Difficulty
The skill level of this OpenOffice Calc course is perfect for newbie-desktop users. Anyone using the graphical interface on the desktop will find the content easy to follow.

Course Support
The course author, among others, will be available for questions in the Forum.

The quizzes are there to help you focus on the main features of the desktop Caution: You will only be able to take a quiz one time and that score will be recorded. So before you take the quiz be sure you understand all of the features that you will be tested on. Click Here to take a Demo Test so that you can see how the questions will be formatted.

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