The practical, user-friendly, insider's guide to mastering StarOffice! The step-by-step, task-based productivity guide to StarOffice For Windows, Linux, and Solaris platforms Covers Writer, Calc, Impress, Web, Draw, Image, Schedule, Mail, Address Book, Base, and more Imagine: an office productivity suite that's powerful, easy to use, thoroughly integratedand free! For millions of Linux, Solaris, and Windows users, this is no fantasy. It's a reality, with StarOffice. Now, there's a comprehensive, task-based guide to making the most of StarOffice 5.2direct from Sun Microsystems, developer of StarOffice! StarOffice 5.2 Companion also incorporates solutions to questions from hundreds of new StarOffice users, making this the most practical, task-oriented book around. This book delivers clear, step-by-step coverage of every key StarOffice componentfocusing on the features, techniques, and tips that help you do what you need to do to get your job done. You'll find comprehensive coverage of all of the following and more: Conversion to and from Microsoft file formatson individual files, entire folders, and scores of other file formats StarOffice Writer: editing, formatting, collaboration, long documents, mail merge, and printing StarOffice Calc: data entry, formatting, calculations, functions, and data analysis tools StarOffice Impress: creating, organizing, designing, and delivering presentations StarOffice Draw and Image: lines, objects, colors, text, vector drawings, and raster graphics in popular formats like JPG and GIF StarOffice Web: browsing the Internet, creating HTML documents, hyperlinks, converting other StarOffice formats to HTML, WebCast presentations, FTP, and animated text and graphics StarOffice Schedule: event and task management, views and filters, notifications, workgroup scheduling, and PalmPilot synchronization StarOffice Mail and Address Book: email, newsgroups, and contacts management Installation and printer setup information: Getting StarOffice up and running quickly on your home computer, and detailed instructions for implementing an enterprise-wide networked solution Customizing the StarOffice integrated environment to make using StarOffice simple and productive StarOffice Companion also contains detailed coverage of StarOffice 5.2's Web browsing and database featureseven an introduction to StarOffice Basic, StarOffice's powerful macro automation language. Want to get productive with StarOffice? Here's the practical, direct, expert guide you've been searching for: StarOffice 5.2 Companion.Jones, Floyd is the author of 'Staroffice 5.2 Companion', published 2000 under ISBN 9780130307033 and ISBN 0130307033.