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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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This combined with the 100% identical features and capabilities of its Windows, Mac and the Web Editor versions makes it the true leader in advanced text processing.
360Works, a leading FileMaker product developer and innovator, today released Scribe, a text processing plug-in that allows users to read and write text from Microsoft Office and PDF files, find what changed in a text field and highlight text matching any criteria.
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However, the two are complementary, and their use in combination has the potential to create powerful new tools in text processing and retrieval.
Although documents are stored on computers, documents generally have to be converted to another text processing type to be used on a different computer.
Information dynamics, or the distribution of given and new information within a text, are considered in chapter 7, and the final chapter synthesizes the interplay of the different factors in text processing.
New DEST Corporation, a leading supplier of scanner technology to the PC, compatible, and Macintosh markets, has introduced the newest member of its PC Scan family of scanner products to bring new levels of functionality and productivity to the desktop publishing and text processing user.
0, including a greatly enlarged library of functions, new facilities for grouping and aggregation, and more powerful text processing using regular expressions.
US company Quark Inc has released the XTensions Developer Kit (XDK) for QuarkCopyDesk Special Edition, its new tool for developers who want to develop add-on software and OEM systems for the company's QuarkCopyDesk SE text processing and editing application for professional writers and editors.
For further discussions on markup and scholarly text processing, see Coombs et al.