No Paragraphs, No Punctuation and it's impossible to read.
Sorry but you are WRONG We had many users who used Wordperfect and once they saw Word they jumped to change I at the time worked in Legal and Medical Offices and WP was the best Word Processor available. In contrast Word from Microsoft was utter garbage. When we moved to Word from Word Perfect there was not one Secretary or Word Perfect User who was happy with the change, they all complained about the Substandard product that they where told to use.
Even the first Windows version of Word Perfect was so much better than Microsoft Word that there was not one business on the face of the planet that used Word from Microsoft who needed to exchange Documents with others.
What made Microsoft Word the Default was not any improvement to Word it was the Introduction of Microsoft Office where you had all of the Production Software that a Business required in the One Package from the One Supplier and the Killer Thing about it was the Ability to move the Data between the different applications.
Prior to the introduction of Microsoft Office you had Word Perfect as a Word Processor, Lotus 123 as a Data Base and so on. In each and every occasion the Data used in Word Perfect Was Not transferable to Lotus 123 and so on. This made it necessary to have several teams of people as Data Entry Teams, one for each package and many mistakes where introduced between the different Data Sets used to do the same thing in different programs.
The Template over the Keyboard which so many complained about that made Word Perfect so different though word back then needed it's own Function Key Template was effectively done away with when Word Perfect for Windows was introduced. Sure it still came with the Function Key Template because the same Key Combinations where used as the DOS versions but in the Windows Program you have the option to use Menus instead of the Function Key Combinations of if you preferred you could use the Function Key Combinations. Many simply stopped using the Function Key Combinations and started using the Improved Menu system that was available.
Even today I was laughed by my staff when I started this business a while ago as I preferred Word Perfect over Word and what I did find interesting was that now every one of those Staff Members complain bitterly when they are forced to use Word at all for any reason. They all use Word Perfect whenever possible and detest Word which they where using when they first joined this business.
From what I could Comprehend from your Illegible post above you never really knew Word Perfect and really never understood how to make things happen in it. So I would surmise you where never trained to use Word Perfect through any of the Word Perfect Training Courses for Business that was available, let alone any of the Advanced Functions that where in Word Perfect. Microsoft Office never had a similar training course available, you where just expected to be able to use it out of the box. Granted there where many business offering Training for Office Users but at the time none where from Microsoft like was provided from the then Word Perfect Owner.
OH and By The Way, why today is a Mail Merge in Word considered as Advanced and not a standard requirement at the collages who teach Word and Microsoft Office to their Students and when Word Perfect was in use it was one of the Basic Functions who everyone who ever touched Word Perfect was expected to be able to perform?
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