Paragraph and Page Spacing in OpenOffice.org Writer

“Document design is all about space–the space allotted to an
element, and the space between and around elements. This concern is
especially obvious when you are setting up paragraphs and page

“OpenOffice.org Writer has all the options you need for setting
the spaces in and around paragraphs and pages, and all of them are
easy to find and start using. However, to use them effectively, you
need to know something about the general guidelines of typography.
These are not firm rules, so much as observations over several
centuries of what works and what doesn’t in a text-heavy