(1) A utility within an application that helps you use the application to perform a particular task. For example, a “letter wizard” within a word processing application would lead you through the steps of producing different types of correspondence.
(2) An outstanding programmer. Also called a super- programmer. Common wisdom holds that one wizard is worth ten average programmers.
(3) The system administrator for a chat room or MUD.
Slang term used mainly by computer enthusiasts to express excitement or joy. Also spelled w00t.
(1) In word processing, any group of characters separated by spaces or punctuation on both sides. Whether it is a real word or not is unimportant to the word processor. (2) In programming, the natural data size of a computer. The size of a word varies from one computer to another, depending on the CPU. […]
- word processor
A program or computer that enables you to perform word processing functions.
- Word Processing (word processor)
Using a computer to create, edit, and print documents. Of all computer applications, word processing is the most common. To perform word processing, you need a computer, a special program called a word processor, and a printer. A word processor enables you to create a document, store it electronically on a disk, display it on […]
The defined series of tasks within an organization to produce a final outcome. Sophisticated workgroup computing applications allow you to define different workflows for different types of jobs. So, for example, in a publishing setting, a document might be automatically routed from writer to editor to proofreader to production. At each stage in the workflow, […]