Opening a Document

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Upon completion of this tutorial the learner will be able to:
  • Start OpenOffice 3.0 Writer
  • Open an existing document
  • Understand the elements of the writer window

Starting OpenOffice 3.0 Writer

Figure 1. Start the OpenOffice Writer

From the "Applications" menu in the top left of the Ubuntu Desktop select "Office" then " Word Processor". This will present the OpenOffice splash screen as the operating system loads the software.

Figure 2. OpenOffice Splash

Open an Existing Document

Figure 3. File->Open

Figure 4. File open dialog

Open an Existing Document from the File Manager

Figure 5. Open writer document from file manager

Figure 6. Open a text file from file manager