This week we are giving away 4 copies of the book "OpenOffice.org 1.0 Resource Kit". The best part, the author Solveig Haugland, will be here to answer your questions. Thanks to the good people at Prentice Hall for the books. For information on Qualification criteria, please read the Book Giveaway page. Remember, posts in this thread will not be eligible for the giveaway. So say, "Hi" to Solveig here and then starting tomorrow (Tuesday)ask your questions in a new thread! Your book promotion team, John Wetherbie and Thomas Paul [ March 03, 2003: Message edited by: Thomas Paul ]
Hi Ashik, Thanks! Looks like a bunch of questions so far, this is going to be fun. The OpenOffice.org Resource Kits, which are the big OOo book WITH the OpenOffice.org 1.0.1. software and lots of other stuff included, started shipping last Saturday. Anyone who's preordered, your lonnggg wait is over. ;> Solveig
Originally posted by Ashik uzzaman: Hi Solveig Haugland, Welcome here.
Thanks y'all. ;> If you have the 5.2 book you see the dedication from my (married with children) coworker to his wife: "To Lila: It'll never happen again." So he didn't do it anymore. It's a fair amount of work, definitely along the lines of that inspiration/perspiration ratio, but now that I'm on my own just doing this and training and contracting, it's a lot more fun. (Not working in Sun Ed 8 hours a day helps, of course.) Solveig
Originally posted by Sumit Amar: �Hola Solveig! It's a great thing to write a book, I salute your patience and passion.
Joined: May 05, 2000
Today is the last day for the giveaway. Some time around 7PM EST, the contest will end and we will pick our 4 winners. Thanks to Solveig for participating and thanks to all of the Ranchers who asked all these great questions!
Solveig Laura Haugland
Joined: Oct 24, 2000
Anytime! Just a few notes on the StarOffice 6.0 book vs the OpenOffice.org 1.0 Resource Kit: Basically the same book, minor differences. (But if you have StarOffice at work and OOo at home, it's not impossible you'd need both. ;> ) OpenOffice book has the CD in it, lots of goodies. There is no longer a picture of a naked guy in the OpenOffice book but it's in the StarOffice book. We have not been sued for references to a sample company called SadisTech in Redmond Washington, located at One Threefinger Salute Way. Nor has Monty Python sued us for excessive quoting from the Holy Grail. My parents live in the house on page 839 in Montana, which is also where I lived when I was in high school and desperately trying to find guys to date who didn't have chewin' tobacco rings in the back pockets of their Wranglers. That's all I had to say. ;> Solveig
Originally posted by Thomas Paul: Today is the last day for the giveaway. Some time around 7PM EST, the contest will end and we will pick our 4 winners. Thanks to Solveig for participating and thanks to all of the Ranchers who asked all these great questions!