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Planning a new book

I am preparing to write a book on using styles and templates in Writer, aimed at intermediate and advanced users. I am considering doing it as a series of tutorials, each using a different example (such as a thesis, a

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OOo 3.3 Writer Guide published

The OOo 3.3 Writer Guide has been published. PDFs of the full book and of the individual chapters are available from this wiki page. OOo 3.3 Writer includes some major improvements in a few areas, including the Print dialog, increased

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Page headers and footers in Writer

A former MSWord user asked about using footers in Writer. The method is easy, but it’s not obvious to someone coming from Word. I’ve now put my response on this page, where I gathered together some explanatory information on the

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“Self-publishing using OOo 3 Writer” now online for comment

You can now read and comment on the first draft of “Self-publishing using OOo 3 Writer” online. The book starts here. Comments are moderated (to eliminate spam). I will be travelling during the next week, with limited internet access (perhaps

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Draft PDF of Self-Publishing using OOo available for review

A complete first draft of my book Self-Publishing using 3 Writer is now available in PDF (3.5MB). If you want a review copy, please contact me directly and ask for one. I hope to get the website copy of

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