Learn LibreOffice now, start using the FREE suite: Calc
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All you need to know about LibreOffice Calc, from the basics to taking advantage of all the major benefits it offers.
4.8 (11 ratings)
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Created by Paolo Pelloni
Last updated 7/2017
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn how to use Calc to produce great looking documents: budgets, collections, complex spreadsheets
  • Learn how to use Calc to arrange and manipulate data and feed it to other programs
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  • A computer with LibreOffice installed (completely free for download)




LibreOffice is a powerful free suite, learn how to use it at best to make your documents look good and support modern open document formats.

Learn all you need to know to use LibreOffice to full advantage!You are going to see the different components of LibreOffice and a series of how-to guides.

Calc, the spreadsheet.

From writing a simple budget to organise a collection to all you need to know to create complex spreadsheets. Learn fast input, formulas and tools that will make you more productive and achieve better results in lesser time. Customize LibreOffice to your liking and learn tools and extensions available that will make your life easier.

You will get:

  • Full, free lifetime access
  • All future extra lectures and upgrades are always included for free
  • Unconditional Udemy 30 day money-back guarantee - that's my personal promise of your success!

I am adding even more lectures and the price will soon go up again.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who is interested in taking a full advantage of a professional free suite
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Curriculum For This Course
23 Lectures
Welcome to LibreOffice
6 Lectures 16:43

Why this course is great for you? Why LibreOffice and what will you learn?

Preview 02:51

An introduction to the course and the interaction. Watch this first if you want to get the best learning experience out of it.

Preview 03:38

Who I am and what I do.

Preview 01:49

Please introduce yourself now, it will yield you more from this course!
Introduce yourself (new)

Learn the different components of the LibreOffice suite and the overall picture.

Preview 06:46

More resources for you
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Calc, the spreadsheet
13 Lectures 02:36:06

An introduction to Calc: the main window components, the gui and the basic operations.

Preview 09:54

Basic use of calc, learn how to move around, enter data and produce a simple budget.
ABC, A Basic Calc

On overview of some "syntax" rules and operators in Calc

Syntax, No Grammar

Referencing correctly is so important, let's dig deeper!

Referencing (All The Way)

More on entering data in Calc. How to create a simple database to be used in mail-merge or e-mail merge (look in Writer course how to finish the mail-merge)

Enter Calc (for merging)

How and why using formulas. How to enter them and benefit from the wizard.

Functions and formulas

Use styles and formatting to make your spreasheet looking good and easier to read.

Calc has style

How to create an effective pie chart using the wizard

Bake a Pie

Manipulate your data easily and prepare it for further processing.

Manipulate (your data)

Learn how to use conditional formatting to help your data express its message.

Conditional Formatting

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Split & Freeze can be great to deal with large spreadsheet. What they are? When to use one or the other?
Handy Tips: Split & Freeze

Sheets are an excellent way of organising your data. Here is how to manipulate them at best.

Handy Tips: Play With Sheets
1 Lecture 01:31

Some frequently asked questions about switching from Microsoft Office to LibreOffice.

Migrating from Microsoft Office (FAQ)
This is the end (my friend)
3 Lectures 07:09
Contact the instructor

How to interact, ask questions, more resources and final thoughts

Conclusion and more

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