Pronounced "wizzy wig," a WYSIWYG program allows designers to see text and graphics on screen exactly as they will appear when printed out or published online, rather than in programming code.
hat ou ee hat ou et; an adjective applied to a program that attempts to exactly represent printed output on the screen. Related to WYSIWYM but quite different.
An interactive mode of computer processing, in which there is a screen representation of the printed output. WYSIWYG is never entirely accurate, because of the difference in resolution between display screens and printers.