Taking on a new office application can be a challenge, especially if you've worked with another program for several years. The information and links on this page are designed to help you find comparable tasks in Symphony that you may perform in current office productivity suite.
There is a toolbar icon called the Format Painter which allows you to copy a variety of formatting from one location to another. Microsoft Word, *.doc, *.docx
The toolbar icon in Symphony is called Duplicate Formatting -
Like the Format Painter, it is available in each editor and allows you to copy formatting from one location to another. The feature is also available from the menu Edit
Formatting.Lotus Symphony Documents
Microsoft ExcelMicrosoft Excel, *.xls, *.xlsx
Lotus Symphony SpreadsheetsLotus Symphony Spreadsheets
In Microsoft Excel, a popular feature is the Pivot Table.Microsoft PowerPoint, *.ppt, *.pps, *.pptx
To create a new line in a cell, you can use the keystroke Alt+Enter.
To create a new line, use Ctrl+Enter while editing within the cell.
to track edits made to a document.
to track changes among users on a document.
Access list of styles using Format
Styles and Formatting
Access the Style List with the F11 key, or select Layout
. You can also dock the list by holding down the Ctrl key and double-clicking in an empty area of the dialog box.
To start a slide show from the current slide, click the slideshow icon in the lower left corner -
Use Shift+F5 to start a slideshow from the current slide.
To add slides from another file, use Insert
Slides from Files
To add slides from another file, use Create
New Pages from File
. This is a great way to build a new Symphony presentation leveraging slides from your existing files.