When was the first word processing program used&by whom?

Answer In 1964, IBM produced the first magnetic tape Selectric typewriter, which featured a magnetic tape drive. What was typed could be saved on the magnetic tape and then recalled, altered, and retyped ... Read More »

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What is the difference between a word processing program&a text editing program?

There are many different ways to enter text into a PC. However, the two most common ways to enter text are through either a text editor or a word processor.FunctionText editors are programs that al... Read More »

How do I buy a word processing program?

Look at the two main programs, Word, from Microsoft, and WordPerfect, from Corel. Word is an object-oriented program: Each letter, sentence and paragraph is an individual object you must select to ... Read More »

What is the name of the first successful word processing program?

Wordstar is the name of the first successful word processing program; it was created by Rob Barnaby in September of 1978. During the 1980's Wordstar was the best selling piece of software. Between ... Read More »

Who invented the first word processing program?

Rob Barnaby wrote the first version of Wordstar word processing program in September 1978. Barnaby wrote this program in assembly language and it was designed to run on any CP/M machine. Eventually... Read More »