what-you-see-is-what-you-get love



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  • adj. Alternative spelling of what you see is what you get.
  • adj. Maintaining close correspondence between screen image and printed image.


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  • And then there are all the mistakes I never see until I have an actual what-you-see-is-what-you-get copy in front of me.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • The limitation of bandwidth, server space, and necessity of coding each web page in HTML (hypertext markup language) rather than through a wysiwyg (what-you-see-is-what-you-get interface like many web pages today) encouraged concise and pithy posts and copious links.

    Blogging Archaeology and the Archaeology of Blogging - The Weblog. History and Taxonomy

  • • The what-you-see-is-what-you-get scenario: The Cuban regime is telling the truth, and Castro will be back in a few months, retaking control of the government when he is physically able to do so.

    August 2006

  • The Effect Generator is whole new way of creating Flash content online for free, within a simple but powerful what-you-see-is-what-you-get drag-and-drop graphical editing environment.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • In many ways I am a what-you-see-is-what-you-get kind of blogger because my blog is nothing more than a personal blog that is totally selfish working out the voices in my head.

    I'm Not Bad, I Just Blog That Way

  • A player drafted from college is more of a what-you-see-is-what-you-get proposition than high school players who look as if they will have power.

    covering baseball for USATODAY.com.No sure-fire No. 1 in draft

  • ASHCROFT: No, it's not a shock to me that this president would have that kind of transparent, what-you-see-is-what-you-get openness in a respectful way.

    CNN Transcript May 31, 2002

  • I wish him the very best of luck, for Peter has always been a what-you-see-is-what-you-get type of person.

    An Autobiography

  • By ditching the internal reflective mirror that gives the SLR its what-you-see-is-what-you-get viewfinder, a new generation of interchangeable lens cameras provides the same versatility, image quality and performance at about two-thirds of the size and weight.


  • TinyMCE is an open source, WYSIWYG (what-you-see-is-what-you-get) and JavaScript-based HTML editor used by millions to author content for web pages, blogs, emails, wikis and more.

    CMS Report

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