1.6. For More Information

OpenOffice.org includes a number of information options that provide different levels of information. To get thoroughly acquainted with a topic, select Help+OpenOffice.org Help. The help system provides in-depth information about each of the modules of OpenOffice.org (Writer, Calc, Impress, etc.).

When the application is first started, it provides Tips, short information about buttons when the mouse hovers over them, and the Help Agent, information based on actions performed. To get more extensive information about buttons than the Tips provide, use Help+What's This then hover over the desired buttons. To end What's This mode, click. If you frequently need this function, consider enabling the Extended Tips in Tools+Options+OpenOffice.org+General. The Help Agent and Tips can also be enabled and disabled here.

The OpenOffice.org Web site is http://www.openoffice.org. There, find mailing lists, articles, and bug information. This site provides the versions for various operating systems for download.