EDITORS AND WORD PROCESSORS

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EDITORS AND WORD PROCESSORS are packages designed to modify or edit the contents of files are most often used to edit written text or programs o editing and creation of files of numerical data is best done with the special purpose editors found in database packages or spreadsheets (see sections G and H) editors and word processors are increasingly WYSIWYG ("what you see is what you get") o the screen shows a picture of the contents of the file at all times o well-known word processors for the IBM PC include Wordstar, WordPerfect and Microsoft Word linkage to a printer is essential so that the user can obtain "hard copy" of a file's contents many mainframes offer their users several editors o unfortunately there is little standardization of editors an editor is the most important system to learn after the operating system o it is difficult to make much effective use of a system without one DATABASES are packages designed to create, edit, manipulate and analyze data
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