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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We loaded up a word processing program and found it clear enough to edit text from 10 meters away.
Microsoft Word is the word processing program. Using it effectively can help produce professional-looking documents.
Please label the diskette with your name, article title, and the word processing program (including version number) used to create the file.
Their products include WriteHere, a fullfeatured word processing program, including spell checker - kids can compose essays on the Palm and then 'beam' them to the teacher.
Basic system requirements include a database server, workstations, Internet access, modems and dedicated phone lines, software that includes a word processing program and the ability to fax, a means of backing up your database, interfaces for scheduling and billing, and network support.
IF you've ever used a word processing program on your computer, you'll know that you can choose from a variety of fonts - Times New Roman, Arial, Courier etc.
Thankfully, there were few Y2K glitches, but our own word processing program ate a few files while pretending to save them before we changed the date to 1983.
Once visitors have accessed CCD, they may sort their claims reports 12 different ways and have the option of viewing or down-loading this information into a word processing program or spreadsheet.
You may want to look into some kind of a word processing program. Most new computers come with a number of programs already installed, including a basic word processing program.
Your best weapon here is the grammar tool in your word processing program. Most of them will give you a 'readability score' for a piece of writing.
If you're sending a document created in WordPerfect to someone who uses another type of word processing program, they may not be able to read your file unless they know what the format is.
We enter skin care data via a word processing program (we're not computerized yet), and this provides us with data at the end of each month.