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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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Because some examinees may not be accustomed to composing an essay on computer, they are given the choice of handwriting or wordprocessing the essay in the 30-minute time limit.
He joined the Workability Training Scheme, sponsored by Microsoft, and learned how to use computers including wordprocessing and spreadsheets.
More Turtle Power begins with the wordprocessing side of LogoWriter.
Many options are available for presenting data, especially with the increasing capabilities of wordprocessing, spreadsheet, and graphics software for creating tables and graphs.
Mastering information technology will become central to the practice of law far beyond mere improvements in wordprocessing and billing.
Almost every wordprocessing, database, publishing, or text-analysis program assumes it as its basic character set.
My previous computing experience, up to that point, amounted primarily to wordprocessing.
Within the Suffolk TEC area there is a qualitative and quantitative growth in employer demand for wordprocessing in Visual, Basic, Windows; the demand is the only category showing both measures of growth.
1994), "Diagnosing means-end structures: the perception of wordprocessing software and the adaptive-innovative personality of managers", in Bloemer, J.
Clerical workers operate a variety of wordprocessing software programs.
Once the movie is stored, it can be included in wordprocessing documents by using WorkPerfect or Word, thereby allowing the reader to invoke motion video from within a document.
Schools need a vision of how IT can be exploited that goes beyond just using spreadsheets in maths and wordprocessing in English [ILLUSTRATION FOR EXHIBIT 5 OMITTED].