Word processingWord processing
in its simplest form is the use of a word processor
to create documents using computers. Word processing can also refer to advanced shorthand
techniques, sometimes used in conjunction with specialised keyboards
. In this sense of the term, the processing may or may not be being done on a computer terminal, but on a modified typewriter
WordStar was the first commercially successful word processing computer program. Links to other word processing programs are at word processor.