computer Applications(Word)

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Default

A setting that is automatically used unless another option is chosen

Database

A collecton of related infomation organized for rapid search and retrival.

Normal View

PowerPoint's default view that displays the Slide pane, the Notes pane, and the Slides/Outline pane

Scroll

move through text or graphics in order to display parts that do not fit on the screen

I-Beam

A mouse pointer shape resembling the uppercase letter I

Print Layout View

A view of a document as it will appear when printed; for example, items such as headers, footnotes, columns, and text boxes appear in their actual positions.

Word Wrap

text automatically moves to the next line when it reaches the right margin

Clipboard

a temporary storage area for items that are cut or copied

Insert Mode

a method of inserting text into a file by pushing existing characters to the right instead of overwriting them

Select

Identify text for editing

Drag and Drop

To drag selected text from one place in a file to another.

Overtype Mode

in this mode, new text replaces existing characters

Toggle

a command that turns a particular mode on and off. Also, to switch back and forth between two modes

First Line Indent

A description of the indent in a paragraph when only the first line of text in the paragraph is indented.

Hard Page Break

a marker inserted manually in a document to indicate where a page ends.

Font

The size, style, and design of text

Points

measurement of font size

Headers

text such as title, page numbers, and dates printed at the top of a page

Portrait Orientation

the short edges of the paper are at the top and bottom of the page and long edges are at the sides

Footers

a piece of information printed at the bottom of the pages of multiple page document to tie the document together

Landscape Orientation

page orientation in which data prints across the wider portion of the page

Soft Page Break

occurs automatically, text is continued to the next page when the space on the previous page is exhausted

Hanging Indent

A description of the indent in a paragraph when the first line of text is not indented but all of the following lines in the paragraph are.

Auto Complete

a feature used to complete an entry based on previous entries made in the column containing the active cell

Cell

The intersection of a single row and a single column

Merging Cells

the process of creating a single cell by combining two or more cells

Spliting Cells

Converting a single cell into two or more cells

Auto Correct

Corrects common capitalization, spelling, grammar, and typing errors as you type

Gridlines

Nonprinting lines that can be displayed around cells in a table.

Banner

A full width headline that spans across multiple newsletter style columns such as the title for a newsletter or report

Clip Art

A wide variety of pictures photographs sounds and video clips that you can insert into a document

Crop

To trim a graphic

Drawing Canvas

workspace for creating your own graphics - provides framelike boundary between illustration and rest of document

Sizing Handles

a square, circle, or set of three dots that appears on a selection rectangle around an object and that you can drag to resize the object

Text Box

Container for text that can be placed and formatted independently of other text.

Thumbnails

small graphic image

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