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See also: Wysiwyg
- Acronym of .
WYSIWYG (plural WYSIWYGs)
- (computing) Software that allows editing on screen what the printed version would be like; software with a what-you-see-is-what-you-get display interface.
- 2003, James H. Pence, How to Do Everything with HTML & XHTML, page 132:
- WYSIWYGs are helpful tools in that they enable you to create pages much more quickly
computer program that allows editing on screen what the printed version would be like
- ^ John Markoff (2004-03-16) , “John W. Seybold, 88, Innovator in Printing”, in The New York Times, ISSN 0362-4331: “It was Mr. Seybold, according to his son Andrew, who first used what you see is what you get in reference to computerized word processing, after watching The Flip Wilson Show on which Mr. Wilson used the phrase to describe his female character Geraldine.”