Editing and Formatting Text

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characters

Individual letters, numbers, symbols, punctuation marks, and spaces.

Clipboard

An area of memory in windows that temporarily stores up to 24 cut or copied selections.

copy

To duplicate a selection so you can paste it into another location.

cut

To remove a selection from a location in a file.

drag-and-drop

To use the mouse to move or copy a selection by dragging a selection and dropping it in a new location.

first line indent

Indenting only the first line of a paragraph in a document.

font

The design of a set of letters and numbers.

hanging indent

Indenting all the lines from the left except the first one in a Word document.

indents

The spaces between text and the margin.

leaders

Dotted, dashed, or solid lines used to fill the empty space before a tab stop.

negative indent

An indent that extends into the left margin.

paragraph

Any amount of text or other items followed by a paragraph mark.

paste

To insert copied or moved contents to another location.

point size

A measurement for the height of characters.

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