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hypertext in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhypertexthy·per·text /ˈhaɪpəˌtekst $ -pər-/ noun [uncountable] technical 🔊 🔊 a way of writing computer documents that makes it possible to move from one document to another by clicking on words or pictures, especially on the Internet
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hypertextAn author of a hypertext document sets up a number of alternatives for his readers which define pathways among nodes.These include the global hypertext publishing concept, the universal reader concept, and the client-server concept.One might argue that this feature of hypertext will for ever prevent it from being convertible into cohesive linear form.The promise of hypertext lies in its ability to produce large, complex, richly connected, and cross-referenced bodies of information.In short, hypermedia combines qualities of hypertext and multimedia.Often, the terms hypertext and hypermedia are used interchangeably, causing confusion.A program allows one to frequently modify the hypertext database and test its consequences for the linear form.Sounds may be provided as simple files, or built into Apple's free do-it-yourself hypertext program, Hypercard.