2 HISTORY OF MS WORDWord is a software program designed by Microsoft corporation ,USA for Word processing application.First of all Word 97is made by M.S.USA.Some versions of word eg. Word 6.0 are also available for DOS and MAC.THE earlier releases of Word 97 were called Word 7.0 Word 6.0.The next release of word 97 is known as Word 2000.After Word 2000 ,the MICROSOFT CORPORATION gave a new release Word 2003.The latest release i.e. Word 2007 have a few additional commands and features.
3 WHAT IS WORD PROCESSING Word processing,in computer terminology,refers to typing,editing and formatting of any kind of document,which could be a letter ,balance sheet or something similar.As the term suggests , word processing simply process words i.e. textual information.A word processor does this by simply formatting the information you or someone else has keyed into the computer.Here the document is not printed while it is being keyed in.However ,its image is displayed on the video display unit(computer screen).The user who is typing the document can verify the correctness of document that is displayed on the computer screen.The user can easily correct mistakes while typing.The current word processors are very powerful,.You can create any type of document using the powerful features of the word processors.
4 Some of the features available in most word processors are- Adjustable page size and margins.Printing selected text in boldface,italic or underlined.Changing the font and the size of the lettersSpelling and grammar checkingIndex and table of contents generationFacility to create footnotes and endnotesFacility to define headers and footersFacility to create multiple-column text
5 WORD PAD M.S.WORD DIFFERENCE Status bar. Menu bar. Format ,tools & table menu.