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From Chuck Davis <>
Subject Re: Total Noobie Question--Text Docs (Letters)
Date Tue, 04 Mar 2014 20:47:06 GMT
Go to Menu->Format->Page and make selections.  This will set your basic
page size and layout.

For space between paragraphs, etc. go to Menu->Format->Paragraph and make
your selections.

If you want to format characters do the same as above two steps:

Then you can save the document as a template or style to be reused.


On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 11:51 AM, MSAESQ <> wrote:

> Apologies if I'm in the wrong department.
> I have used MS Word for years but for many reasons I want to replace it
> with Open Office.
> I tried my first business letter today (without making a Template unless a
> Template will help me in the long run).
> If I can get ALL of my Open Office Letters set up as follows that would be
> great but I cannot seem to do it in proper sequence (or at all).
> Letter Size (8.5" X 11 "); Single Line Spacing; Full Justified Margins
> without hyphenizations (if the word cannot fit on a line continue full word
> on next line); Space to each side margins 0.8 "; Space from top: 1.4"
> Space from bottom : 1.2"; Space between paragraphs: 1 blank line.
> I'm not sure whether this question (asking for some type of
> sequencing/selection options/saving) is far too complex for a response or
> far too simple but I spent >1hour simply trying to setup a Doc/Letter page
> per
> the above and it seemed if I got part of it right, other aspects I had no
> clue.
> Any dumbed-down assistance appreciated (and will get me away from MS
> Word). If I'm in the wrong department a link to the correct area of Open
> Office would be helpful.
> Thanks,
> Michael

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