Word Processing

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Word Processing

The use of a computer program to write, edit and format content. One writes the content and may either print it or save it in an electronic format. Word processing developed in the 1960s and was popularized in the 1970s and 1980s. Word processing was one of the first business uses for the personal computer.
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You probably will find that a spread sheet program, while more complicated and more difficult to learn than a word processing program, will be of more value to you.
Documents can be typed and translated interactively using the built-in text editor, or created in any word processing program and imported and translated in a single step.
For example, suppose you are describing part of a word processing program that deals with moving blocks of text.
Although she found it adequate in the beginning because it was similar to her word processing program, it had limitations.
While most spell checking programs are specific to a word processing program, Spell Finder's unique integration allows for use with all Magic Cap applications.
Even if a word processing program has a macro that does the job with a few keystrokes, the user still has to line up the cursor at the right spot, highlight the address and often follow pesky steps to prepare for landscape printing.
With a print buffer, however, when a spreadsheet or word processing program attempts to print a file, the output is diverted to the print buffer and stored in memory.
net, and can be printed or copied into any presentation or word processing program.
Instant Resume" takes the hassle out of resume formatting common with resume creation using a word processing program.
However, MSFT and NOVL were unable to resolve an ongoing dispute concerning Novell's anti-trust claims related to the WordPerfect word processing program.
In addition, we anticipate strong acceptance from first-time Macintosh buyers looking for an easy-to-learn word processing program that will grow with them as their needs expand.