Meaning of WYSIWYG

WYSIWYG

Pronunciation: (wiz'ē-wig"), [key]
— Computers. Computers.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or noting a screen display that shows text exactly as it will appear in printed output, including underlining, various typefaces, as italics, line spacing, end-of-line breaks, and paragraph indentations.
—n.
  1. a WYSIWYG display: This program won't give you true WYSIWYG, but it does show boldface text and underlining.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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