CA I 3.01 Documents Vocabulary
|Font Formatting||Appearance, size, and attributes of text.|
|Bold||Used to emphasize a specific word.|
|Italics||Used to indicate book titles and other published works.|
|Underline||Used to indicate links to web pages and should be reserved for that purpose in most cases.|
|Accent Symbol||Such as in the word résumé, is used to indicate emphasis during pronunciation.|
|Style||A format tool used to apply global font formats to text.|
|Subscripts and Superscripts||Used respectively in: Chemical definitions, such as H20 (subscript) and for footnotes or reference purposes, such as in Webster's Dictionary1 (superscript).|
|Small Caps||May be used to format titles or headings in a document.|
|Serif Font||One that has small attributes at the tips of each letter. Often used in the body of a letter or report.|
|Sans Serif Font||Does not include the attributes at the tips of each letter. Commonly used in title texts.|
|Paragraph Formatting||the arrangement of text within paragraphs on a page properly and uniformly formatted paragraphs are also important for communication purposes.|
|Indents||Used to indicate a new paragraph and offset long quotes.|
|Line Spacing||Can be set for single, one and a half lines, double, or triple.|
|Borders and Shading||Used together or separately to emphasize a specific textual element in a document.|
|Bullets and Numbers|| used to list items.|
a. Use bullets when the items are non-sequential
b. Use numbers for procedural lists that must be accomplished in a specific order.
|Hanging Indent||Most often used in reference materials. First line begins at the left margin and all remaining lines of the paragraph are indented five spaces from the left margin.|
|Endnotes and Footnotes||Used to add reference and commentary information to textual content.|
a.Endnotes: are source references that are placed on a Notes page at the end of a document. Within the document, each reference is indicated by a superscripted number or symbol.
b.Footnotes:Are source references that are placed at the bottom of the same page and are indicated by a superscripted number or symbol within the document.
|Cut and Paste||A tool used in paragraph formatting that allows the user to move text from one location to another.|
|Paragraph Headings||are keyed in bold and followed by a period at the beginning of a paragraph to give the reader a quick idea about the content of the paragraph.|
|Tabs||used to align and organize data into groups and subgroups.|
a.A left justified tab allows text to be aligned at the left margin.
b.A right justified tab allows text to be aligned at the right margin.
c.A dot leader tab places a series of periods between two sets of tabs or a tab or a tab and a margin.
|Tables||Used to arrange text in columns and rows and are helpful in presenting, organizing, and clarifying information.|
|Page Formatting||arrangement of text on a page. The arrangement of text on a page is the culmination of text and paragraph formatting that presents the final picture and communicates a message to a reader.|
|Margin||The amount of white space around the sides of a document.|
|Page Orientation||landscape (wider than tall) or portrait (taller than wide).|
|Headers and Footers||Add global information to a document, such as page numbers and document titles.|
|Page Breaks|| May be manual or automatic and are used to manage the content on a page|
a. Soft Page Break - occurs automatically, text is continued to the next page when the space on the previous page is exhausted
b. Hard Page Break - Performed manually when a new page is needed for a break or change in content.
|Columns||Used to format text for documents such as newspapers and newsletters.|
|Borders||Used in page formatting to add lines around text or graphic images.|