Draw is the vector-graphics drawing program in OpenOffice.org.

Book on OOo Draw

The OOoAuthors team has updated the user guide for Draw to version 3 (June 2010).

You can get the full book, or individual chapters, in free PDF from the OOo Documentation Project or buy a printed copy.

See also the many books on OOo listed on this page.

Of historical interest

The following information was written for OOo 1.x or 2.x. It may not be relevant to OOo 3.x.

Things I wish I had written

I highly recommend Solveig Haugland’s blog, which is full of great explanations, hints, and tips on using OpenOffice.org. Here are some examples of her work on Draw:


Mark Lautman has a collection of Custom OOo shapes available for download, and a tutorial on how to use them.

Page last updated 8 December 2010.

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