word processor

(redirected from Document Editor)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Wikipedia.

word processor

a. a computer program that performs word processing
b. a computer system designed for word processing

word processor

[′wərd ‚prä‚ses·ər]
(computer science)
A computer that is either dedicated to word processing or is used with a software package that supports word processing, together with a printer.
A person who operates such a device.

word processor

(text, tool)
A program used to create and print (chiefly textual) documents that might otherwise be prepared on a typewriter. The key advantage of word processor is its ability to make changes easily, such as correcting spelling, changing margins, or adding, deleting, and relocating entire blocks of text. Once created, the document can be printed quickly and accurately and saved for later modifications.

Today most popular word processors, such as Microsoft Word, offer a much greater range of facilities than the first such programs.

Compare text editor.

word processor

(1) A software application that is used to create and edit text documents. See word processing.

(2) A machine dedicated to word processing functions. See word processing machine.
References in periodicals archive ?
The introduction of TeamLab Document Editor will take place during the press-conference on Wednesday, 7th March, 2012, 15:30 - 16:30, Room 3B in the Convention Center (CC), CeBIT 2012, Hannover, Germany.
Supported files require a separate document editor (pre-loaded on newer BlackBerry devices).
Our free XML document editor product, AUTHENTIC 5, greatly reduces the price barrier for XML content editing, and our XML development tool, XMLSPY 5 provides the functionality and features required to design and implement customized XML content editing applications.
com), producer of XMLSPY, the world's leading XML development tool, today announced the wide-spread adoption and success of their recently released, free XML document editor, AUTHENTIC 5.
IT Utility & Security: Network administration tools, firewalls, backups, security tools, encryption tools, password managers, file compression, registry tools, test and document editors, data mining, decision support systems, asset and inventory management, and handheld software.
Some vendors have developed proprietary viewers for files to protect their information in use--a version of "security by obscurity"--while others implement extensions for browsers or productivity tools, such as document editors and electronic spreadsheets, which are able to decrypt file content as needed.
Australian government departments can also leverage best of breed third-party productivity applications such as document editors, and SharePoint file access applications, all secured by Good Technology s application development platform, Good Dynamics.
He also suggests enabling a 2-step verification as additional security as well as updating your browser, operating system, plugins, and document editors.
It also features a new user interface element which allows attorneys and document editors to easily view suggested changes by user; clicking on a reviewer's name displays the changes and comments by that individual and provides instantaneous visual comparisons.
The PDA phone is packed with applications for business users, including Microsoft Word and Excel document editors, and communications applications like MMS, SMS, IM and email.
SAN FRANCISCO -- New Solution Dramatically Simplifies the Collaborative Contract Authoring and Negotiation Processes, While Eliminating Reliance on Cumbersome Portal-based Document Editors

Full browser ?