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For new word processor Folia, linking documents is the thing

Branchfire debuts a word processor that takes document markup and collaboration to the next level.

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Word wranglers: 5 apps that make writing easier

Whether you prefer typing or writing by hand, alone or in collaboration, these apps will help you get the words on the page.

U.K. government embraces OpenDocument Format over proprietary file solutions

The move should make collaboration easier

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Google Docs: How to use Suggested Edits and 2 other great editing features

Check out the collaboration-friendly tools built into Google Docs, and learn how to set some handy preferences.

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Quip revamps mobile word processor with new sharing, search features

Quip 2.0 also has a revamped user interface

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How to set and keep your preferred default font in LibreOffice Writer

You’ve given up Microsoft Office for the free LibreOffice. Unfortunately, you really don’t care for that default Liberation Serif font.

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You look marvelous: How Word’s Style Sets give your documents a makeover

Your work could be great, but it won’t stand out with the default formatting in Word. Style Sets apply a sophisticated look throughout a document, so your ideas can shine.

Apple expands collaboration, adds folders and printing to iWork for iCloud

The beauty of Web apps is that a company can add features that don't require you to download anything new. And lucky you, Apple just added some new capabilities to its iWork for iCloud beta apps.

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Four notepad apps to power up Windows' own WordPad

Everyone needs to scribble a note down now and then, but on Windows, you don't have to settle for the default Windows notepad. There are much more robust alternatives out there.

pNotes review: Make sticky notes simple or fancy

A cross between a sticky-note programs and a richer-format notepad program, pNotes is a free utility well worth installing.