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Unformatted text preview: atically inserted by the word-processing software as soon as you press
the Enter key.
Some of the typical features found in a grammar checker are:
1. It highlights the use of double words (such as for for).
2. It highlights phrases with redundant words (such as very highest).
3. It highlights the misuse of capital letters (such as PraDeep or PradeeP).
(a) Example of numbered list of items.
In general, a computer's system software performs one or more of the following
• Supports the development of other application software.
• Supports the execution of other application software.
(b) Example of bulleted list of items.
Entering Mathematical Symbols
Several scientific and engineering documents often use mathematical symbols. A
word-processing package allows you to enter not only plain text but also complex
mathematical equations. Almost all word-processing packages support the use of a
wide range of mathematical symbols to enable this. Figure 15.7 shows the use of a
few mathematical symbols.
Word-processing packages allow you to display the contents of the document, you
are currently working on, on the screen of the computer's monitor. With the
contents displayed on the screen, the text cursor can be moved to any position in
the document for editing the text. In case of a large document that cannot
completely fit on the or screen, you can browse through the document by scrolling a line at a time, a screen at a time, or a page at a time, by using suitable keys on
Based on this feature, word-processing packages are of two types — one with
WYSIWYG (pronounced "wiz-ee-wig") facility and the other one with ordinary
text display facility. WYSIWYG is an acronym for "What You See Is What You
Get", and word-processing packages with this facility can display a document on
the screen in a form that closely resembles what the printed document will look
like. These word-processing packages employ high-resolution graphics. On the
other hand, word-processing packages with ordinary text display facility can
display only ordinary t...
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This document was uploaded on 04/07/2014.
- Spring '14