A word processor is the tool that can produce those great-looking documents that make people sit up and take notice . A word proccessor is a software package that helps create and edit a documents.
Each generating of word processing software adds more glitz to what can be produced in print. Now many of the same techniques used to create printed documents are being applied to electronic transfer of information. Word processing is the term applied to typing and manipulating text before sending it to print or some other medium.
Another term closely associated with word proccessing is desktop publishing. Software programs like word 98 combine text , page layout and graphic capabilities in ways that rival the work professionals. Hence , the term desktop publishing: The whole process of typing content, adding graphics and photos, laying out the pages in creative ways, and dashing it off to a printer is all done a desktop computer