Programs that enable users to perform specific tasks on a computer, such as writing a letter or playing a game.
The location at the intersection of a row and column on a worksheet into which data can be typed.
Copyrighted software that is developed, usually by a commercial company, for sale to others.
A collection of related data that is stored in a manner enabling information to be retrieved as needed; in a relational database, a collection of related tables.
Application software that allows the creation and manipulation of an electronic database.
A single category of data to be stored in a database, such as a person's name or telephone number. Also called a column.
An entry in a worksheet cell that performs computations on worksheet data and displays the results.
A named formula that can be entered into a worksheet cell to perform some type of calculation or to extract information from other cells in the worksheet.
An onscreen character that indicates the current location in a document, which is where the next change will be made to the document.
Presentation graphics software
Application software used to create presentation graphics and online slide shows.
In a spreadsheet program, a horizontal group of cells on a worksheet. In a database program, a record.
Copyrighted software that is distributed on the honor system; consumers should either pay for it or uninstall it after the trial period.
An agreement, either included in a software package or displayed on the screen during installation, that specifies the conditions under which a buyer of the program can use it.
A collection of software programs bundled together and sold as a single software package.
Application software used to create spreadsheets, which typically contain a great deal of numbers and mathematical computations and are organized into rows and columns.
Word processing software
Application software used to create, edit, save, and print written documents.
The feature in a word processing program that automatically returns the insertion point to the next line when the end of the screen line is reached.