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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As parents became comfortable with word processing, they experimented with other desktop publishing tools, like the scanner.
Is word processing and its influence on the way we think something we need to start worrying about?
I used it at work for modeling business plans on Lotus 123, and for word processing.
The first column of the word processing file can be used to indicate the areas of the library to which your map will direct users.
A document conversion package, such as Word-Link, can be useful while a new word processing standard is being adopted in an organization.
Commercial word processing software include the most popular brands: Display Write, Word Perfect, Word Star, and Multimate.
2 percent increase in outsourced legal word processing services particularly among AMLAW 100 law firms.
While writing has always contributed to vocabulary development, computer technology in the form of word processing capabilities has enabled children to write with greater ease and interest.
Cavuoto compares the coming revolution in micro publishing technology to the advent of personal computer-based word processing systems a decade ago.
In regional competition among 650 students March 14 at Saugus High School, Jennifer Ross won in oratory, Jennifer Leckliter finished third in the job-interview category and John Baird finished fourth in word processing, said Nancy Speaks, adviser for the FBLA club at Highland.
Word processing is almost a given, since most people will have to draft some sort of correspondence.
Many popular accounting, spreadsheet, database and word processing programs can convert files configured in their formats for use in many other application programs.