If "free" is music to your ears, Lotus Symphony is playing your song! This open source productivity suite lets you create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations just like Microsoft Office. And this book shows you how to use the templates, build Web pages and exciting presentations, make Symphony play in tune with Office, and much more. IBM Lotus Symphony For Dummies comes with a Bonus CD which includes The IBM Lotus Symphony software!Youll find out how you can get started immediately by utilizing Lotus Documents, Lotus Spreadsheets, and Lotus Presentations. Youll discover how to create, edit, save and share files using Lotus Documents, the word processing application. Youll find out how you can format styles and design complex documents. And, youll learn how to make and format spreadsheets for calculating, analyzing, and managing key business and organizational data with Lotus Spreadsheets. Youll know how to craft a brilliant presentation with Lotus Presentations, which allows you to add charts, drawing objects, text, multimedia, and a variety of other items in presentation pages and spice up presentations with animations, page transitions, multimedia objects, and effects. You will learn how to:Make the switch to Lotus SymphonyGet to know the Lotus Symphony user interfaceUse Lotus Documents as a word processorOrganize information with Lotus SpreadsheetsCreate eye-catching presentations with Lotus PresentationsDesign documents for the WebComplete with lists of ten reasons why you should use Lotus Symphony and ten places to seek support, IBM Lotus Symphony For Dummies is your one-stop guide to word processing, spreadsheet making, and presentation crafting.Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.