Basic word processing
Part of the Macmillan Master Series book series (MACMMA)
In order to start your word processor going so that you can create a document you will have to make sure that the correct start-up disk is in drive A, if you have a twin floppy disk machine. If you have a hard disk machine check that you are in the correct directory. Make sure that you have found the command to start the program working from the manufacturer’s manual. It is usually a simple command word or sequence of letters that relate to the name of word processor. For example
will start WordStar and
will start WordPerfect. Usually the next thing to happen is that you are presented with some sort of opening menu from which you choose what you want to do. An opening menu will give you a set of options including such things as
Create a new document.
Edit an existing document.
Print a document.
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© Peter and Joanna Gosling 1993