james.knott-bJEeYj9oJeDQT0dZR+AlfA at public.gmane.org
Sat Nov 19 01:11:17 UTC 2005
Kevin Cozens wrote:
> Christopher Browne wrote:
>>> I saw it differently. The "reveal codes" function of WP (which none of
>>> the other word processors have really done right) comes reasonably
>>> close to letting you explicitly manipulate formatting tags as you can
>>> with TeX.
> The reveal codes feature of WP is fantastic. I remember my first
> attempts to use MS Word (sometimes to help others with problems). Some
> formatting would get applied to the document and it was often impossible
> to figure out what had happened to be able to undo what had just gotten
> done. In WP I never had that problem. When in doubt, turn on "reveal
> codes" and everything affecting the format of the document was right
> there in front of you.
IIRC, there was something similar in Wordstar 2000 and PC-Write.
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