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word processor

a computer software application designed for the keyboarding, formatting, correcting, and storing of text, including correspondence, reports, manuscripts, and books or other publications.
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As parents gained greater expertise in the word processing production arena, they also felt increasingly empowered to make content and theme decisions.
Then, in late 1987, I heard abaut Framework, an integrated package of software from Ashton-Tate with features for word processing, spreadsheets, and database.
One macro must be written for each of the destinations indicated in the word processing file that is used as a full-screen menu.
Word-Link converts formatted codes in documents created with one word processing package into the codes needed by another word processing package.
In 2012 AMLAW 100 firms began to focus more attention on improving support staff efficiency with word processing clearly one of their initial targets," said Catherine Massey, co-founder and chairman.
A feature of many word processing programs is a dictionary and/or thesaurus.
An occasional flyer or newsletter won't require a desktop publishing application, but if your business is based on creative presentations, don't expect the average word processing application to do the trick.
While many spreadsheet programs have come a long way in their ability to present reports and memos, they usually d have the word processing power to produce anything more complex than simple reports.
Gone are the days when all one needed was one or two 5-1/4- or 3-1/2- inch floppy drives and a handful of disks to work on and store word processing or database files.
com) announced a new national contract to provide 100 percent of the legal word processing services and overflow legal secretarial services to one of the largest and highly ranked employment law firms in the U.
Non-technical subject areas are capped at a maximum of 50 percent of required CE and include: communication skills, word processing, sales, marketing, motivational techniques, negotiation skills, office management, practice management and personnel management.
Users with extensive word processing needs will find that their word-per-minute average will diminish slightly until they've gotten the hang of it.