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Word Processor

A computer program allowing one to write, edit and format content. One writes the content and may either print it or save it in an electronic format. Word processors developed in the 1960s and were popularized in the 1970s and 1980s. Word processing was one of the first business uses for the personal computer.

word processor

a COMPUTER software program package designed for the manipulation of text. Word processors have dramatically improved the speed with which business documents can be produced by making the correction of errors or rearrangement of blocks of text easier.
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The visibility of writing on a word processor can also facilitate interaction between students and teachers (Morocco & Neuman, 1986).
The Cosmos system provides a universal standard within which any new, unsupported word processor can be added in two or three months, say its designers.
As a word processor text file, it might be called TEST; as an Applesoft file you can name it TEST 1.
Toshiba started research and development of the Japanese-language word processor in 1971 and developed a practical system, the JW-10, in 1978.
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HTML does not work well with text justification, kerning, and hyphenation, or with features such as hanging indents and multiple columns that word processors easily address.
canceled production on all of its Japanese-language word processors in March due to a sharp decline in demand for the products, company officials said Wednesday.
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Crowded, it contains two desks, a file cabinet, chair and Tulloch's precious word processor -- of which more in a moment.
Creates Secure, Web-Enabled PDFs from Word Processor, Spreadsheet and Graphics Files for Personal and Business Applications
a talking word processor that helps students improve the content and quality of writing and apply convention skills during the revisions, editing and publishing stages of writing; and Co: Writer.
The court noted that the prisoners did not present evidence that they failed a course or program of s tudy due to their inability to turn in typewritten work, and therefore did not show any violation of a liberty interest that they had in possessing a typewriter or word processor.