Transition to College with the MITS Freedom Stick
the freedom to do it yourself            Part One: Open Office Skills
Open Office Skills1. Organization2. Taking Notes3. Saving in Various Formats4. Using Auto-Correct
Create Course Folders     Double-Click         to Open
Create Course Folders               Double-Click               to Open
Create Course Folders             Click on "New Folder"
Create Course Folders         Create and Name a         Folder for Each of         Your Classes
Create Course Folders         Within each course folder         create sub-folders to keep         yourself organized
Back UpBack Up your documents foldereither to your computeror to another flash drive  Drag this folder icon to your comput...
Notetaker  File: New  Templatesthen choose   Notetaker
Notetaker           Auto Date       allows you to    save in a course   Arrows allow you to      folder by date   slide it...
Notetaker      Click to select    and replace with      Course Name  Click to selectand replace with homework and         ...
Notetaker    Save in Homework  folder for this courseUse date for file name,  this will keep files in   order in your folder
Saving in Formats•   .odt is default    (Open Office)•   .doc is Microsoft    Word full    compatibility•   .txt and .rtf ...
Auto-Correct                     Select "Tools" Menu         Choose         "Auto-Correct"
Auto-Correct      Create 3-5 letter"shortcut" here - make   sure it is not a word    youd use ("mitsa"     instead of "mit...
Auto-Correct  Type shortcut then hit spacebar
Auto-Correct  Phrase or word will appear
Open Office    Auto-CorrectFreedom Stick                   Tutorial     and Spell-CheckGetting Started
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Transition to College- Open Office

  1. 1. Transition to College with the MITS Freedom Stick
  2. 2. the freedom to do it yourself Part One: Open Office Skills
  3. 3. Open Office Skills1. Organization2. Taking Notes3. Saving in Various Formats4. Using Auto-Correct
  4. 4. Create Course Folders Double-Click to Open
  5. 5. Create Course Folders Double-Click to Open
  6. 6. Create Course Folders Click on "New Folder"
  7. 7. Create Course Folders Create and Name a Folder for Each of Your Classes
  8. 8. Create Course Folders Within each course folder create sub-folders to keep yourself organized
  9. 9. Back UpBack Up your documents foldereither to your computeror to another flash drive Drag this folder icon to your computer desktop or copy it and paste it onto another flash drive plugged into the computer
  10. 10. Notetaker File: New Templatesthen choose Notetaker
  11. 11. Notetaker Auto Date allows you to save in a course Arrows allow you to folder by date slide items "left and right" to re-organize outlining You can just take notes now,organize later as a study tool
  12. 12. Notetaker Click to select and replace with Course Name Click to selectand replace with homework and other assignments
  13. 13. Notetaker Save in Homework folder for this courseUse date for file name, this will keep files in order in your folder
  14. 14. Saving in Formats• .odt is default (Open Office)• .doc is Microsoft Word full compatibility• .txt and .rtf are universal formats but will lose much of the formatting
  15. 15. Auto-Correct Select "Tools" Menu Choose "Auto-Correct"
  16. 16. Auto-Correct Create 3-5 letter"shortcut" here - make sure it is not a word youd use ("mitsa" instead of "mits") Put phrase or complex word here
  17. 17. Auto-Correct Type shortcut then hit spacebar
  18. 18. Auto-Correct Phrase or word will appear
  19. 19. Open Office Auto-CorrectFreedom Stick Tutorial and Spell-CheckGetting Started

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