Using WordStar by Nelda Shelton

Cover of: Using WordStar | Nelda Shelton

Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in Boston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • WordStar (Computer file),
  • Word processing.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementNelda Shelton, Sharon Burton.
SeriesSoftware solutions series
ContributionsBurton, Sharon.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ52.5.W67 S54 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 116 p. ;
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2131554M
ISBN 100395477905
LC Control Number88195721

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The fact that George R.R. Martin writes the mammoth Game of Thrones novels on a DOS machine is no secret but it is still delightful to hear him explain.

I wrote my first book - all pages - using Wordstar on the filing-cabinet-sized Xerox with that massive stolen-from-the-Selectric keyboard and - to the dismay of my peers.

Two years ago, Maximiliano Torres was a computer novice. But now he's productively using WordStar, LotusPC-File and other programs to help him manage St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room, a nonprofit agency that serves more than meals a day to low-income and homeless residents in the San Francisco Bay Area.

was the second WordStar version to work on DOS, but was a rewrite ofwhich had been directly ported to DOS from CP/M.

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He writes the novels with a program that most people have never even heard of: WordStar. WordStar is a word processor application for dominated the market in the early and mid s, succeeding the market leader Electric was published by MicroPro International, originally written for the CP/M operating system, and later written also for MS-DOS and other bit PC OSes.

Seymour I. Rubinstein was the principal owner of the company, and Rob Barnaby was. This is a quick tour of the program that Martin uses to write the Song of Ice and Fire books along with all of his other work.

Bear with me at times, I'm not. This is a tale of two word-processing programs. First, the legendary WordStar. The product of MicroPro International, it was the first full-featured word-processing program written for personal. The method presented here works with WordStarWordStar and WordStar (WordStar Professional).

It will probably work with WordStar I couldn't get it to work with WordStar With a little work and some bug extermination, you may be able to do something similar with other programs, such as WordPerfect or MultiMate.

When you feel yourself getting too tangled in the editor debate, remember that Neil Gaiman and J.K. Rowling write much of their stuff with pen and paper, and most top writers use Microsoft Word. Then you have George R.R. Martin (creator of Game of Thrones) who writes all his books using Wordstaron DOS.

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