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Alignment

Alignment

the placement of text between the left, and right margins.

Editing

changing the text in an existing document.

Font

the design of a type face.

Font Style

attributes such as bold, italics, and underlining that are applied to a font.

Footer

information that appears at the bottom of every page in a document.

Format Painter

tool that allows you to copy the formatting on selected text and apply it to other text.

Formatting

the process of preparing a disk so you can write data and read data to the disk.

Header

information that appears at the top of every page in a document or at the top of every page in a worksheet.

Insertion Point-

a blinking verticle line that shows your current position in a document.

Leaders-

characters that fill in blank spaces between columns of text/numbers.

Line Spacing

controls the amount of space between lines of text in a document.

Margins

white space around the edge of a page that frames the document.

Points-

the standard measurement unit for fonts. The higher the point the larger the font.

Sans Serif

fonts that do not have strokes at the end of each letter

Selecting

indentifying text by clicking and dragging the ibeam across the text to highlight it.

Serif

fonts that have lines at the end of the strokes of each letter.

Sizing Handles-

the small squares surrounding a selected image or a piece of art that o drag to resize the image of art.

Styles

pre-designed formatting options that have been saved.

Tab Stop

location on the Microsoft word horizontal ruler that tells the insertion point to stop when the tab is pressed.

Table

an arrangement of information in rows and columns; primary objects in a database that contains the raw data.

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