Updated: 04/30/2020 by Computer Hope

Text may refer to any of the following:

Example Text in blue lettering.

1. In general, text is a collection of words or letters that are understandable by the reader. On a computer, text is added, viewed, edited, and modified using a text editor or word processing program. To add text, a keyboard is the most common input device. However, may also be added using touch and an on-screen keyboard or through voice recognition.

2. A text or texting is another way of describing text messaging.

3. In Microsoft Excel, text is a format of a cell that treats any data in the cell as text only and not another number format.

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