Text Formatting Theory

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1 Text Formatting Theory From Written Text to On-line Documents
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2 Text Editor versus Word Processor DEFINITION : Text Editor An application for editing plaintext ( i.e., no formatting) – for example, MS Notepad. DEFINITION : Word Processor An application used for composing, formatting, editing and printing documents ( i.e., formatting) – for example, MS Wordpad, MS Word, etc . Note : Most word processors display text in a manner that closely resembles the
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3 Markup Language The course pack loosely defines a markup language. Look to Wikipedia.com for a more rigorous definition http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markup_%28computing%29
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Markup Language Definitions Definitions of Markup language on the Web: Surrounding text with beginning and ending tags, typically set off in angle brackets. This is bold. Translators must take care to leave the words . .. www.net-translators.com/safot/translation_glossary.asp a way of depicting the logical structure or semantics of a document and providing instructions to computers on how to handle or display the contents of the file. HTML, XML and RDF are markup languages. Markup indicators are often called tags. www.webindexing.biz/Webbook2Ed/glossary.htm A language that has codes for indicating layout and styling (such as boldface, italics, paragraphs, placement of graphics, etc.) within a text file. Widely used markup languages include SGML (Standard
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2010 for the course CMPT 165 taught by Professor Ramesh during the Spring '09 term at Simon Fraser.

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