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30 Similarities Between MS Excel and OOo Calc

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This is another article in my series that shows the similarities between and Microsoft Office (pre-Office 2007).

Using a new product requires some re-learning. That’s unavoidable. But you rarely have to learn an entirely new set of skills—it’s just that the new stuff sticks out at us. This article is to emphasize the similarities between Calc and Microsoft Office Word; the things you don’t have to re-learn. I hope that not only will this show some of the similarities but will show you some shortcuts you might not have known about in either program.

Basics in Excel and Calc
1. Open and save documents with the Open and Save icons.

2. Print documents with the Print icon.

3. Applying basic text formatting on the toolbar: just select text and click the icon you want for bold, italic, or underline; alignment; color; and so on.

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