IBM Lotus Symphony For Dummies

IBM Lotus Symphony For Dummies

by Rob Tidrow, Eric Otchet
     
 
If "free" is music to your ears, Lotus Symphony is playing your song! This open source productivity suite lets you create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations just like Microsoft Office. And this book shows you how to use the templates, build Web pages and exciting presentations, make Symphony play in tune with Office, and much more. IBM Lotus Symphony For

Overview

If "free" is music to your ears, Lotus Symphony is playing your song! This open source productivity suite lets you create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations just like Microsoft Office. And this book shows you how to use the templates, build Web pages and exciting presentations, make Symphony play in tune with Office, and much more. IBM Lotus Symphony For Dummies comes with a Bonus CD which includes The IBM Lotus Symphony software!

You’ll find out how you can get started immediately by utilizing Lotus Documents, Lotus Spreadsheets, and Lotus Presentations. You’ll discover how to create, edit, save and share files using Lotus Documents, the word processing application. You’ll find out how you can format styles and design complex documents. And, you’ll learn how to make and format spreadsheets for calculating, analyzing, and managing key business and organizational data with Lotus Spreadsheets. You’ll know how to craft a brilliant presentation with Lotus Presentations, which allows you to add charts, drawing objects, text, multimedia, and a variety of other items in presentation pages and spice up presentations with animations, page transitions, multimedia objects, and effects. You will learn how to:

  • Make the switch to Lotus Symphony
  • Get to know the Lotus Symphony user interface
  • Use Lotus Documents as a word processor
  • Organize information with Lotus Spreadsheets
  • Create eye-catching presentations with Lotus Presentations
  • Design documents for the Web

Complete with lists of ten reasons why you should use Lotus Symphony and ten places to seek support, IBM Lotus Symphony For Dummies is your one-stop guide to word processing, spreadsheet making, and presentation crafting.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470290798
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/11/2008
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Rob Tidrow has worked in the technology industry for the past 15 years. He has authored or coauthored over 30 books on a wide variety of computer and technical topics, including Microsoft Windows Vista, Wireless Networking technologies, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Outlook, Windows 2003 Server, and Microsoft Internet Information Server.

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