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Word Processor

A computer program allowing one to write, edit and format content. One writes the content and may either print it or save it in an electronic format. Word processors developed in the 1960s and were popularized in the 1970s and 1980s. Word processing was one of the first business uses for the personal computer.

word processor

a COMPUTER software program package designed for the manipulation of text. Word processors have dramatically improved the speed with which business documents can be produced by making the correction of errors or rearrangement of blocks of text easier.
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The system (in particular word processing system and optionally OMS) must be able to run on just one of these above-mentioned sites.
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Before personal computers were available, you needed either a typesetting machine or a dedicated word processing system to create a really polished looking page.
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It annoucement of the Wang Word Processing System Communications Specification (WPSCS) and the Wang Information Transfer Architecture (WITA) effectively opens the office automation marketplace to Wang's current word processing document standards, as well as to present and future multi-information (words, data, graphics and voice) document standards.
He received a Digital word processing system through the program which, when adapted to his needs, enabled him to become an advocate in disability issues.