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mode the printed lines are parallel to the longer edge of the paper.
4. Previewing a document before printing it. This facility shrinks down the pages
of your document so that an entire page or even facing pages can be displayed on
the screen at once in almost the same form as it will appear when printed. This is
especially useful for seeing how margin and other settings will finally appear in
your document without having to print the document first. This avoids wastage of
Importing Text, Graphics and Images
Most modern word-processing packages permit the integration of text, graphics
and images. That is, in addition to entering text, you can also draw illustrative
diagrams and graphs to support the textual matter in a document. While working
on a document, you can even import text, graphics and images from some other
document into your document. This feature often helps in saving tremendous time
and effort because the user need not spend time in creating a piece of text,
diagram, graph or image that can be easily obtained from somewhere else. In
addition to importing, many word-processing packages also have document
conversion facility that enables an imported document that was prepared using a
different word-processing package, to be converted into a document compatible
with the user's word-processing package.
Searching and Replacing Text String
All modern word-processing packages provide search facility that enables you to
quickly search for all occurrences of a specific word, phrase, or groups of
characters in a document. For example, you might have used the months
November and December at several places in your document. If you want to
ensure that the current month name appears at all places in the document, you can
use the search facility to enable you to do this quickly.
In addition to providing this simple search capability, word-processing packages
also support search-and-replace facility. This facility enables you to perform
selective or global replacement of a specific word, phrase, or groups of characters
with a new set of characters. For example, suppose a document contains the name
Pradip at several places. If we r...
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This document was uploaded on 04/07/2014.
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