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Best word processor for Macbook air

by hilfandhilf / March 10, 2012 2:02 PM PST

I have a website at which provides blogs concerning different immigration and criminal law issues. I am looking to purchase a word processor for the primary purpose of writing and eventually publishing blogs, and modifying those blogs to create additional web pages. What word processor is easiest to use and integrate with my website software?

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Any Word Processor should be able to do that job,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / March 10, 2012 10:26 PM PST

Pages, from the App Store, or even (cough) MS Office for Mac.

Failing that, your "blog" software should cover what you want to do.


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Or even better
by Jimmy Greystone / March 10, 2012 11:08 PM PST

Or even better, TextEdit is actually a pretty capable RTF editor covering the basics like bold/italic/underline, left/center/right justification, font types and sizes... Which is really about all the more 75%+ of people really need in a word processor. Another option would be Google Docs, which is aimed largely at people with netbooks, even though the Air kind of blurs the line between netbook and laptop. The additional capabilities of Pages, MS Word, LibreOffice Writer, or almost anything else you can name, would be wasted.

Also, to echo the statements already made: Why is it you aren't just using whatever is provided with the blog software? That's the only way you're going to be absolutely sure there are no formatting issues. Trying to copy and paste or import content from any other source is only going to increase the odds of there being some kind of issue.

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