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March 22, 2006

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You can also find templates for Avery labels at http://www.worldlabel.com/Pages/openoffice-template.htm
(Psss, I made the OO templates for worldlabel)

Hi,

Thanks! Yes, I was so busy with the Word templates angle I forgot to remind folks of the OpenOffice.org templates. ;>

Awesome, I didn't even realize you'd be able to use MSO templates.

Just a quick note to say "thanks" for taking the time to put all this information up. I have been searching the net for help in getting my fledgling business organised and your tutorials over at techtarget.com have been a great help too, though my poor sinusitis affected brain is struggling to retain info at the moment. :)

Hi Ian,

I'm so glad they help! Good luck with that sinusitis. ;>

Solveig

Hi Xeelee,

Yeah, I sometimes forget about the templates aspect so I like to remind myself and anyone who will listen ;> . If you're going to incorporate a bunch of MS templates so you can just point to them in OpenOffice.org, you do have to do a little work, as I mentioned in the post--convert them first to OOo format then point to them under Tools > Options > OpenOffice.org > Paths. But it's not too complicated. It's at the end of the Templates blog.
http://openoffice.blogs.com/openoffice/2006/03/templates_makin.html

Hi,

I am just wondering how to open a Publisher file in Writer/Draw since there is no proper filter installed in my OpenOffice 2.1 (Mac). If you know the answer please let me know.

Thanks.

Hi Tico,

Sorry; there is no way to open Publisher files in any other program. Microsoft didn't write it in a format that would transfer nicely.

Solveig

Thank you very much for this...especially the postcard tutorial.

Have a great day.

postcard marketing is a powerful advertising tool. You just have to make it more personalized. The design and layout should be attractive so the the prospects won't throw it right away.

Hi,
Thanks alot. I'm a design student at begineer level this post would help me alot. Thanks.

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