2. Advantages of Word Processors

posted Aug 7, 2014, 12:22 PM by Maurice Nyamoti   [ updated Jan 29, 2015, 7:23 PM ]

Advantages of Word Processors

Advantages of Electronic Word Processors

There are numerous advantages of word processors over traditional word processors like typewriters and they include:
  1. Provision of storage area
  2. Its more easier and efficient because of automated features like word wrap, auto complete, auto text etc.
  3. Have superior editing tools such as thesaurus , auto-correct, spelling and grammar checkers
  4. Have superior document formatting features like Bolding, italics, underline, emboss etc
  5. Ability to create tables and organize information in an organized manner
  6. Its possible to print multiple copies
  7. Produce neat work
  8. Easier to deal with graphics
  9. Can be reconfigured to correspond with user needs like indenting, setting gutters, paper size etc.
  10. Are flexible and portable- i.e can be used from one machine to another and text format can easily be converted.

Disadvantages of Word Processors

  1. Require skills to use
  2. Require electric power to function
  3. They are expensive to acquire