A named collection of character and paragraph settings.
A selection of formatting commands that apply to individual characters.
A selection of formatting commands that apply to individual paragraphs.
The space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
A paragraph style that allows space for written comments.
A paragraph style often used to indicate the start of a new section.
A collection of matching style elements.
The front page of a document, usually containing the document title and author's name.
Table of contents
A list of the sections of a document, together with page numbers, to allow for easy navigation through a document.
An alphabetical list of the words in a document, with page numbers
A printed note or definition placed below the text at the bottom of the page.
A note at the end of the document or section that cites a reference or gives more information.
A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
The left hand side of the page when a book is opened. Usually numbered page 2, page 4, ...
The right hand side of a page when a book is opened. Usually numbered page 1, page 3, ...
A line that can be applied to the outer edge of a page in a document.
Aligning text on a page so that there is the same amount of space above and below the text.
The size of a standard piece of office paper in Australia. (297mm x 210mm)
A page orientation that is wide, rather than tall.
A page orientation that is tall, rather than wide.
A standard paper size that is twice as large as A4.
A standard paper size that is half the size of A4.
The size of a standard piece of office paper in the USA. (8.5in x 11in)
The blank space that surrounds the text on a page.
The margin that is adjacent to the page binding.
The margin that is opposite the page binding.
The method by which pages are attached together. Usually staples, wire spirals, or gum.
The extra space added to the inner margin to allow for pages to curve to the binding.
A setting that swaps the left and right margins on alternate pages. Used with duplex printing.
Flip on long edge
A setting for duplex printing that would be used for a normal, portrait-oriented booklet.
Flip on short edge
A setting for duplex printing that would be used for a landscape-oriented publication with top binding.
A command to start a new page in a document
The shortcut keys to insert a page break.
A command to start a new section in a document. Sections may have different page layout settings.
The material which is separated from the main body of text and appears at the top of a printed page.
The material which is separated from the main body of text and appears at the bottom of a printed page.
An electronic input device that generates a digital representation of an image
A type of graphic made of individual dots called pixels.
Picture element. The smallest point of colour in an image.
Optical Character Recognition. The process by which scanned images are converted to editable text.
A software application that performs optical character recognition.
The number of pixels in a digital image
An effect caused by magnifying a low resolution image so that the individual pixels become visible.
One of the consequences of using high-resolution images.
dots per inch. A measure of the resolution of a digital image.
Steps that appear in a bitmap image of diagonal lines and curves
Using gray-scale lines to smooth the appearance of diagonal lines and curves
An effect caused by the scanning pattern of a scanner not matching the dot pattern on a page.
A technique used to produce all the shades of grey using just black ink
The colours used in the four-colour process
The blue colour used in the four-colour process (C).
The red/pink colour used in the four-colour process (M).
The key colour used in the four-colour process (K).
An option that is available in most scanning programs to eliminate Moire patterns.
To open a document that has been stored in a different format
The ratio of the width to the height of a picture
The removal of the outer parts of an image to improve framing, accentuate subject matter or change aspect ratio
The way text is arranged in relation to a picture or image in a document
The position to which a picture is attached
Brief description accompanying an illustration
A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
The vertical dimension of an image or picture
The horizontal dimension of an image or picture
A file format commonly used for photographs
A type of error that can occur when an image is stretched by different amounts in different directions
If an image is stretched using the ______ handles then it will not be distorted
For precise control and to avoid distortion, images can be resized _________
One of the fancy effects that can be applied to pictures in Microsoft Word
A word ________ is a type of application program used to create text-based documents
To bring information into a computer or computer program, usually from another program.
To write information from a computer program in a format that can be used by another program.
transport of data from location to location
available in 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB...
uses a laser to read and write the information
stored on a file server connected to the network
network attached storage
hard disk in a box with a network interface
data is stored on a server connected to the internet
function of computer hardware eg mouse
function of computer hardware eg printer
function of computer hardware eg 17 chip
function of computer hardware eg CD-ROM
function of computer hardware eg wireless receiver
Involves adding, deleting, and changing text in a document.
Making changes to the appearance of the text or content in a document.
Table of Contents
A place that allows you to find information quickly by arranging it into a hierarchy
A list of all the articles in the help file in alphabetical order
A facility which allows you to locate an article when you can't think of the correct term
A facility that shows a detailed description of the icon's function
Can be set on pages in the index so that you can find them easily later on
The shortcut key to open the online help system.
A mouse shortcut for selecting a single word.
An area in the left margin that can be used for easily selecting lines of text
This key can be used to select non-contiguous blocks of text.
This key converts simple cursor movements to selection extension.
Typed letters replace existing letters in the text
Existing letters are shuffled across to make room for new letters.
A shortcut key for swapping between insert mode and overtype mode
A word processor function that allows you to recover from mistakes
A temporary storage location that can hold a single piece of text. Used with cut, copy and paste.
Drag and drop
A means of using the mouse to move selected text from one place to another.
A character format where letters are reduced in size and placed below the baseline.
A character format where letters are reduced in size and placed above the baseline.
A character format where lower case letters are replaced by smaller uppercase letters.
A character format where letters are displayed with a slope to the right.
A character format where a line is displayed underneath letters but not below the spaces between words.
A short line at the end of the main strokes of a character
A font category that does not have serifs (Fr. sans=without)
A tool that can be used to copy formatting from one selection to another
A small graphic symbol used to identify the elements in a list
A paragraph format in which the amount of spacing between words is adjusted so the paragraph has two straight edges along both margins.
A paragraph format in which the amount of vertical space between lines is doubled.
A paragraph format in which the first full line of text is not indented but the following lines are indented
First line indent
A paragraph format in which the first full line of text is indented but the following lines are not indented
Collection of raw unprocessed facts, figures, and symbols.
A listing of the files stored in memory (usually on a hard disk)
A characteristic of a person, thing, or group.
Return to its original or usable and functioning condition.
Cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect.
The shortcut key for the Undo operation.
Divide a disk into marked sectors so that it may store data.
Contains a small portable disk inside a plastic cover (obsolete).
Storage directory for files or other folders on a computer.
The default storage area on Windows computers for personal documents.
Portable storage device that uses flash memory and plugs into a USB port.
(Compact Disc Recordable). A compact disk on which you can record data once and thereafter is read-only memory.
(Compact Disc Read Write) A CD that allows data to be erased and written again several times.
A file attribute that prevents users from accidentally deleting the file.
A file attribute that prevents the file from appearing in directory lists.
A file attribute that indicates that the file has been modified since the last backup, and therefore needs to be backed up again.
A file attribute that indicates that the file is necessary for the operation of the operating system.
Can be used to remove a file from its present location.
Can be used to make a copy of the file.
Places a copies or cut file into another location.
The keyboard shortcut for Select All
Holding down this key allows files to be separately selected.
Holding down this key allows consecutive files to be selected.
A system of persons or objects that are ranked one above another
An option that is selected automatically unless an alternative is specified.
An output device that prints the results of data processing.
Settings that determine the way a program will operate.
Contains the majority of the technical and maintenance settings located on a Windows computer.
The alignment or direction of a sheet of paper. May be either portrait or landscape.
A paper orientation where the page is taller than it is wide.
A paper orientation where the page is wider than it is tall.
Printing on both sides of the piece of paper.
The size of a standard sheet of paper in an Australian or European office.
A program that is used to control the operation of a particular model of printer.
An ordered list of documents waiting to be printed
A computer or special device that allows many computers on a network to send print jobs to a single printer.
A program that displays the status of the documents in a print queue.
To move through your document or computer system to a particular location
An icon on the desktop that points to a program that can be executed or to a file or folder.
A graphic symbol that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface.
Computer hardware that holds and spins a magnetic or optical disk and reads and writes information on it.
A collection of data stored in one unit, identified by a file name. It can be a document, picture, audio or video stream, etc.
A storage location for files or other folders on a computer
A group of computers that can communicate with each other electronically, either through cables or wireless connections.
A set of computer programs that manage the hardware and software resources of a computer.
The area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear.
The horizontal band at the bottom of the desktop that includes the Start button, minimized window buttons, and the notification area.
To modify a standard item to suit an individual's requirements.
A detail about an object, such as the size or default value.
Pointing device that remains stationary while the user moves a protruding ball to control the pointer on the screen.
A pointing device used primarily with graphical interfaces.
The video screen of the computer.
A computer case that contains the CPU, power supply, memory, and storage
An input device that enters data with letters, numbers, symbols, and special function keys.
A small compact portable computer
A pressure sensitive pad that moves a pointer on the computer screen by capturing the motion of a finger or fingers across its surface.
Any hardware component that allows users to enter data and instructions into a computer
A device that converts printed documents into digital file formats.
A representation on the screen of the mouse pointer location.
Refers to how data is changed or used
The main component of a computer which performs mathematical operations, moves data, and makes decisions based on specific instructions.
Any hardware component that conveys information to one or more people
The tangible, physical computer equipment that can be seen and touched.
Device that can be attached to or used with a computer, such as a keyboard, monitor, printer, or scanner
Output device that produces a paper copy of information.
Programs, or instructions, that tell a computer exactly what to do
A sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute
The basic software that manages a computer.
Software that performs some useful task such as word processing or playing a game for a user.
The process of starting and initializing a computer system.
Connecting electronically with a computer system or service usually by entering our name & a password.
The name you use to identify yourself when logging into a computer system or online service
A sequence of characters that must be keyed in to gain access to all or part of a computer system or program
Computers that are connected to each other
The process of closing all application and the operating system