wysiwyg, “what you see is what you get,” was originally used in the early days of word processing software to indicate the way in which a doc-ment would appear on-screen or in print. pre-wysiwyg word processing applications relied on different “modes” for various actions, such as editing and viewing. at that time, you couldn’t “see” exactly the way a doc-ment would look until you printed it or viewed it (outside of edit mode). with the creation of wysiwyg word processors, users could see exactly the way a doc-ment would look on-screen or in print while editing it.
today, the term is used frequently on the internet for special text editors that provide rich editing functionality, used in creating web sites, online email messages, and the like.
some examples include:
– microsoft word
– macromedia dreamweaver
the introduction of the wysiwyg editor was a major milestone in the word processing industry.
pr-nounced: wizzy wig
“what you see is what you get”
yo homie, i be clickin’ the font color b-tton!
wysiwyg is an acronym for “what you see is what you get”
1: a computer interfaces that display exactly what you get.
2: no surprises or depth beyond the surface:
3 describe something or someone in a confident “take it or leave it”, “it is what it is, i am what i am” kind of way.
1: macromedia dreamweaver is a wysiwyg application
2 that movie has a wysiwyg trailer
3 don’t dig my st–z? wysiwyg beeatch!
“what you see is what you get” – the very first acronym in reference to computers.
whats this on my screen???
a promise of microsoft and it never come true.
most programs are not truly wysiwyg since printing and page formatting are still hidden from view.
wish you were here…in bed with me boyfriends and girlfriends use this when they send it to eachother. eg: oh babeyy..i wywh…ibwm…id love that so much. xxx reply: i’d love that too baby. love you.xxx
b–bs, cleavage, t-ts, jugs, baps ect ect man, she’s got some wabbage
- Wack Wam
things people in milwaukee say when a person is dancing to insure that what they just did was a good move. -everyone is in a circle banging (dancing)- all you hear is: wack wam, ayeee!
what da f-ck? the cops are on my sh-t! oh wadebuke?
n. any low-priced alcoholic beverage such as beer that is readily available in great quant-ty for parties. quality is not important. ………………………. we is gonna party this weekend bro! the revelling shall not stop until past midnight and the floors will be awash in chundered wagonade!