DisplayWrite


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DisplayWrite

An earlier full-featured IBM word processing program for PCs that stemmed from the typewriter-oriented DisplayWriter word processing system first introduced in 1980. DisplayWrite was widely used in organizations that were mostly IBM oriented.
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These included both leading products, such as Microsoft Word and Aldus PageMaker (in word processing and desktop publishing, respectively), and lesser-known products such as DisplayWrite and FrameMaker.
The ISYS program "reads" every word of every text file and can index over 70 file formats, including Adobe Acrobat PDF; ASCII; AmiPro; dBASE III Plus and IV; IBM DisplayWrite; Microsoft PowerPoint;
There are converters available that convert ODA or SGML to WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Word for Windows, IBM DisplayWrite, DCA-RFT, and DecWrite formats.
The IBM 5219 emulation feature includes support for IBM DisplayWrite 36 and Office/400, including multi-column justification, GFIDs with multiple fonts per page, superscripting, subscripting, bolding, overstriking, backspacing, underlining, pitch control, sheetfeeder control, page orientation and page format.