If you run a business, finding an efficient system for managing invoices is critical for sustaining a positive cash flow. Here’s how you can create an easy invoicing solution using OpenOffice.org Writer and Calc.
By Dmitri Popov
CREATING A DATA SOURCE
First, you need to connect OpenOffice.org to an address book that contains your customers’ contact data. OpenOffice.org can talk to numerous address book formats, including the address book module of the Mozilla Browser Suite, which is an open source software package available for a variety of platforms. Better yet, OpenOffice.org also includes a wizard that allows you to easily set up a Mozilla-based address data source.