Basic Editing: Lesson 2

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16 terms · Vocabulary terms for Basic Editing: Lesson 2

Clipboard

A temporary storage place in the computer's memory

Copy

A copy of the selected text is placed on the Clipboard while the orginal text remains in the document.

Cut

Removes the selected text from the document and places it on the Clipboard.

Overtype mode

The text you replaces, or types over, existing text

Paste

It is copied from the Clipboard to the location of the insertion point in the document.

Selecting

Highlight a block of text

Show/Hide

Allows you to see hidden formatting markers

Undo

Reverse a number of recent actions

Redo

Reverses an Undo action

Backspace

Deletes the characters to the left of he insertion point

Delete

Removes the character to the right of the insertion point

Find Command

Moves the insertion point from its present position to the next occurrence of the word or phrase for which you are searching.

Find and Replace Command

Useful editing commands that let you find specific words in a document quickly and replace them instantly with new words.

Replace Command

Allows you to replace a word or phrase in the "Find What" box with another word or phrase you key in the "Replace With" box.

Go To Command

Allows you to skip to a specific part of a document

Word Count

Counts the pages, words, characters, paragraphs, and lines in your document

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