Welcome to Google Docs

OpenOffice.org isn't the only organization to offer a free office suite. Google has entered the arena with its own collection of applications called Google Documents Google Docs for short. Google Docs is accessed through your web browser. After logging in to any Google service (such as Gmail or Google Calendar, covered in Chapter 10), click the Documents link in the top-right corner of the page, as shown in Figure 11-1. The screen shown in this figure is the Google Docs main page. From this...

Open Source Software

Open source software is the real deal quality software that you can have at zero cost, with no advertisements or hidden subscription fees, no spyware that installs itself on your computer and monitors your activities, and no weekly e-mail asking you to upgrade to the latest version for a small fee. Caution You can perform a Google search using the keywords free software and you'll get more than 200 million hits (try it). Sadly, most of the free software you'll find isn't free. There is...

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Inserting, 132-133 sorting information by, 135-136 description of, 127, 141 Formula Wizard, 137-140 Help option, 131 minimizing, maximizing, or closing, 131 opening, 127 rows, inserting, 134 toolbars, 129-130 updating, 127 user interface, 128 calendar application. See Google Calendar Calculator preinstalled application, 231 Calendar feature (Evolution), 98-102 Calendars and Tasks window (Evolution), 96 Calendars button (Evolution), 96 captions, adding to photos, 173-174 closing, 30 description...