Word Pro

Word Pro

A full-featured Windows word processing program from IBM Lotus. It provides groupware features that allow documents to be created and edited collaboratively and also includes version control for tracking document updates. Word Pro was the successor to Ami Pro, developed by Samna Corporation, which was one of the first full-featured word processors for Windows. Word Pro is part of the Lotus application suite (see Lotus SmartSuite).
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The software works with MS Word, WordPerfect, or Word Pro under Windows 3.
At Lotus, for example, products will now get names like "Lotus Word Pro 96 Edition for Windows 95.
A ALTHOUGH Lotus Word Pro can open files created by a lot of other companies' programs, Microsoft Works' document format unfortunately isn't among them.
This application also allows mobile users to receive e-mail messages with attachments, such as voice files, Microsoft(R) PowerPoint(R) presentations or Lotus(R) Word Pro documents.
So, stretched out on my sofa on a wet afternoon with a cup of tea, I was ready for a lesson in Windows 98 followed by Word Pro - courtesy of my TV set.
Additional formats supported include WordPerfect, Word Pro, Quattro Pro, Lotus 1-2-3, ClarisWorks and Appleworks.
SmartSuite is Lotus' suite of desktop applications that includes the popular Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet, Organizer time and contact manager, Word Pro word processor, plus 5 additional web-enabled applications.
5, shipping now, includes new versions of Lotus Organizer and Lotus FastSite, as well as a complete set of optimized personal productivity applications: Lotus Word Pro, Lotus 1-2-3, Lotus Freelance Graphics, Lotus Approach, Lotus SmartCenter, and Lotus ScreenCam.
Documents To Go not only works with Microsoft Word and Excel, but also with Lotus Word Pro, 1-2-3, Corel, WordPerfect and Quattro Pro files.
IBM's ViaVoice Continuous Speech Recognition Software for Windows 95 and Windows NT provides a seamless integration that enables the end user to dictate directly and continuously into Word Pro documents at up 140 words per minute.