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Keep in mind that these applications are all free, and enjoy what they offer. If one of the applications in the following table suggested that it had a feature, but I couldn’t get that feature to work repeatedly, I put an asterisk (*). With luck and progress, the feature could be working perfectly by the time you read this.

 

Zoho Writer

Writely

Writeboard

Import from Word

X

X

*

Microsoft Word-style user interface

X

X

 

Collaboration/sharing

X

X

X

Compare versions for collaboration

 

 

X

Real-time notification of collaboration

X

X

 

Email notification of collaborators

X

X

X

Public sharing

X

 

 

Undo

*

X

X

Multiple undo

*

X

X

Ctrl+S (save)

X

X

 

Ctrl+Z (undo), Ctrl+Y (repeat edit)

*

X

X

Ctrl+C (copy), Ctrl+X (cut), Ctrl+V (paste)

X

X

X

Numbering

X

X

HTML-style formatting

Bullets

X

X

HTML-style formatting

Font variations

X

X

 

Spell check

X

X

 

Export to Excel

*

 

 

Images

X

X

 

HTML

*

X

 

HTML preview

*

X

 

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