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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An up-and-coming newcomer for word processing is Google Docs (docs.google.com), a free online suite of programs from the maker of the market-leading
Based on the needs assessment and questionnaire results, the content of the series of ten to twelve computer workshops each year included a basic introduction to computers, file management, word processing skills, and access to the Internet.
Because the automated process of converting word processing documents to HTML or PDF is, by necessity, unsophisticated.
There was no significant difference for whether teachers used word processing and spreadsheet applications for teaching in their subject areas.
Prolog LT improves profitability and reduces project risk by consolidating multiple spreadsheets, word processing files, paper-based forms, drawings and other important documents in a single, easy-to-access database.
The VKey unleashes the word processing, e-mail and spreadsheet functionality of Smart Phones and PDAs by providing a practical way to enter data.
She then decided to work on the Euro-pean Computer Driving Licence (ECDL), covering all the basic aspects of computers from word processing to spreadsheets and databases.
Private In-House Network Technology enables organizations to share word processing documents, spreadsheets, Web pages and presentations with the ease of a few mouse clicks.
The first two articles involve different forms of communication among learners which promote literacy development, and the third examines the use of e-mail and word processing for improving writing.
Technology has moved appraisers away from writing appraisal reports to using electronic appraisal forms, from flipping rolodexes to searching databases, from typing letters to using word processing software, and from scanning traditional maps to printing out Internet-based maps.
With that future, the once-reluctant D'Aprix, who admits to delaying his dive into word processing until 1991, said, "Now I get excited about technology."
On the other hand, viruses like Melissa latch onto macros, small programs hidden in word processing software.