Open Office


This document contains hints and tips when using Open Office. version 1.1.

Date Settings

To change the format that dates are shown in oocalc

  1. Select 'Tools|Options' from the main menu.
  2. Select 'Language' under 'Language Settings' in the tree view
  3. Under 'Locale setting' select 'English (UK)' or whatever

Fit To Page


This setting refers to OpenOffice version 2.4.

  1. Choose Format->Page from the main menu
  2. Select the 'Sheet' tab
  3. Change the 'Scaling mode' as appropriate, e.g. Fit print rangse(s) to width/height'

-- Frank Dean - 12 Apr 2010

-- Frank Dean - 01 Oct 2005