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July 22, 2016

What is word processing?

The term 'word processor' is still used to refer to computers.

By Alexander Sword

Word processing means using a computer to manipulate or create text..

The definition encompasses writing, editing, and production of documents, which can be letters, reports, and books, “through the use of a computer program or a complete computer system designed to facilitate rapid and efficient manipulation of text”, according to Dictionary.com.

A word processor can refer to either the electronic device or computer software application. Examples of word processing software include Microsoft Word, Wordpad or Notepad.

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