A compliation of OpenOffice.org resources for The College Freshman.
NOTE These links are intended for use with OpenOffice.org but any ODF (OpenDocument Format) compliant software should be acceptable.
Yes, time to read the manuals, at least know where they are and skim the chapters now, it will make life easier later. [TIP] This works for just about everything in life.
Guess who is in charge of your calendar...yup, You!
You are going to take notes, right?
Term paper templates - 'nough said.
Term papers require citations, do yourself a favor and get this right of the bat.
Chances are that during your college work there will be times that you are working on more then one paper simulaneousely, over a number of days or even weeks. This extension will allow easy access to this, working group of documents.
Along with citations there are a number of writing aids availble:
A set of utilities designed to help OpenOffice.org users perform a wide range of tasks.
A smart English grammar, style, and contextual spelling checker.
Extension integrates web based dictionary searches, using DICT protocol directly into the Writer, Calc, Draw and Impress user interface.
- also some very good add-ons for working with mathematical expressions and graphs:
Published by DMaths.org, quick formulas, stats diagrams, graphs and mcros.
Provides a computer algebra system (CAS) that facilitates symbolic mathematics. It allow the manipulation of mathematical expressions in symbolic form in OOo Calc (and Writer).
Some basic material templates:
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