Word for Windows


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Word for Windows

(text, tool, product)
The version of Microsoft Word which runs under Microsoft Windows.

Version 6.0.

Word for Windows

The name of the Windows version of the Microsoft Word word processor during the 1990s as Windows was becoming popular. See Microsoft Word.
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The software firm released the first DOS-based version of Microsoft Word in 1983 and Word for Windows in 1989.
Microsoft Word for Windows versions 1, 2, 6, 96, and 97; MultiMate; WordPerfect versions 4.
Although the use of WordPerfect for Windows was reported at approximately the same level, large growth in market share occurred as Word for Windows software moved from a distant third place to become the dominant word processor used.
Secretaries who find themselves in demand are up to speed with all the skills of the Microsoft Office package, including Word for Windows and Spreadsheet.
These working documents consisted of articles, notes, invoices, to-do lists, and several other kinds of documents, produced primarily in three or four versions of Word for Windows.
Women at Work also offers computer lab classes, including Introduction to Computers, Desktop Publishing, Excel, Word for Windows and Access.
Although there were no Windows 95 "killer apps" that I just had to have, the 95 version of Word for Windows (Word 7.
weekdays (ET): Requires: Pentium 90 or faster with 256K of L2 cache; 16MB RAM (24MB with Microsoft Word for Windows 6.
Information can also be exported to Word for Windows for modification.
Unlike Dateline/2, with its XyWrite editor and Tomahawk composition program, however, Dateline/NT will use Word for Windows 95 and North Atlantic Publishing Systems' HNJ Engine (NAPS Engine).
Microsoft's Word for Windows (in Office 97) and Corel's WordPerfect Suite 7, include HTML editing in WYSIWYG ("what you see is what you get").
It is hoped that Niles will develop a similar "lug-in" interface with Word for Windows, but they are mum on the subject (see editor's note).