Terminology Vocabulary related to basic computer technology and software applications.
Accepted Use Policy (AUP)
Rules of Conduct for Computer and Internet use.
Way text is placed in a document -- left, right, center, or justifiy
Computer software that allows user to create documents and process data into usable information.
Used To Move The Insertion Point On The Screen.
Automatic Correction Features - Corrects Spelling, Completes Spelling, Replaces Abbreviations, Etc. With Correctly Spelled Word(s).
Material Aligned At The Center.
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Basic computer unit; interprets and executes program instructions and all application software.
Holding Place For Cut Or Copied Material.
The Input Of A Computer Operator Telling The Computer To Take Action.
A program that allows you to see what files and folders are located on your computer. Located behind Start Button
To Duplicate A Selected Item In A Document.
To cut or trim portions of an object
Automatic Command Settings (Set By The User to User's Preference).
To click outside a selected item, such as an icon, so that it is no longer selected.
Computer Information on the monitor
Computer/Program's Way Of Communicating With Computer User.
Dialog Box Launcher
Arrow at the corner of a menu group that opens a dialog box for further instructions from the user.
Material In Clipboard From Copying Or Cutting.
Ellipses . . .
Three periods together; will open a dialog box when clicked.
The Working Relationship/ Capability Of People And Their Tools (Ie; People And Computers).
Dot Followed By Three/Four Characters At The End Of A File Name To Indicate The File Type.
Displays menu of commands for managing documents and files (open, save, save as, recent, etc.).
Format In Which A File Is Stores; The Program Used To Create The File (i.e. Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel).
Portable device for storing and/or transferring documents and media
Floating Tool Bar
AKA - Mini Tool Bar -- A Toolbar That Displays In The Document Area When You Select Text, Provides Quick Access To Common Text And Formatting Commands.
The Size Of A Font, Measured In Points.
To Arrange Or Enhance The Contents Of A Document.
Pictures, sounds, or videos that can be inserted into a document.
Guiding points around an object or picture
A Printed Version Of A Document.
Hard Page Break
Separates Pages In A Document (Designated Separations). Breaks Where Typist Wants A New Page To Begin.
Position Of Text On A Line In Relation To The Left And Right Margins.
Mouse Pointer Shape. Resembles The Uppercase Letter I.
AKA - Picture; Used As A Shortcut.
The Flashing Vertical Line That Indicates Where The Next Action Will Occur In An On-Screen Document.
graphic/picture file -- can be up to 98% smaller than actual document
A Keyboard Stroke To Perform Computer Actions Quickly.
Horizontal Display Of Document.
Text Aligned At The Left Margin.
The Amount Of White Space Between Lines Of Text In A Paragraph.
Characters Such As A Tab, Space, Or Enter Mark That Appear On A Document Screen, But Do Not Print To A Hard Copy Of A Document.
Operating Systems Software
Master control program that allows computer to work - manages hardware devices, disk file systems, and makes application software run.
Color Or Formatting Selections
Paragraph Spacing/AKA Line Spacing
The Amount Of White Space Between Paragraphs.
To Insert Material From The Clipboard Into A Document.
Tall Page Format; Short Side Up.
soft copy preview of a document for review before printing
Quick Access Tool Bar
Tool Bar that allows fast/quick access to an icon and it's function—Defaulted by user.
Shut down and restart a computer to adjust interior
Reverse an undo and restore
A Screen Element That Displays Buttons For Accessing Office Features And Commands.
Tabs At The Top Of Each Ribbon Indicates Category Of Ribbon
Extention on ribbons that allow selection of ribbon category.
Text Aligned At The Right Margin.
A Font With Straight Edges.
To Store Any Changes Made To Existing File.
To Store A File With A Name.
A Box Containing Information Regarding An Icon Or Button When The Mouse Is Placed Over The Icon Or Button.
Font That Looks Like Handwriting.
To Highlight Or Mark Text For Action.
Font With Curved Or Extended Edges.
Used to view all formatting used within a document. Formatting commands are non-printing.
Document, text, or graphic on a computer screen
Programs That Provide The Instructions For A Computer Or Other Hardware Device.
Key That Launches All Computer Programs And Computer's Capabilities.
On Screen bar that displays status of document parts or application such as page number, line number, words in document, ruler location, etc.
Bar Along The Windows Display That Shows Open Programs Or Documents, The Start Button, And Other Information.
A Window That Displays Additional Options And Commands For Certain Features.
A standard pre-formatted layout for a document which may contain a color scheme, font scheme, pictures, and preset margins
A Box In Which Text Or Graphics Can Be Inserted And Placed In A Document.
Bar That Gives The Name Of A Document And The Program Being Used To Create Or Edit It.
Turns Key On; Turns Key Off.
Tools that appear in the program and document bar when working with certain applications such as Word Art, Tables, Pictures, etc.
Identifies The User To A System.
The Position Of Text In Relation To The Top And Bottom Margins.
On-Screen Area Where A Program Or Document Is Displayed.
Zoom: Zoom In/Zoom Out
Increased/Decreased View Of Document.
Document currently being created or edited
Screen area that causes action when clicked
Predrawn art work
To move the graphical pointer to an on-screen item and press once and release the mouse
Used with another key to perform a command or make a selection
Remove information from a file, folder, or document
To move the graphical pointer to an on-screen item and press twice and release the mouse
A list of choices within a dialog box or tool bar
To make a change to information in a file/document
To start a new paragraph;
To complete an entry;
To close a dialog box
Named unit of information stored in memory
Marker on the screen that moves in response to a mouse or touchpad and tells where the next action will occur. It changes shape depending on the action it will take.
Choices within a dialog box
Specific break where one page ends and another begins
To move the graphical pointer to an on-screen item and press three times and release the mouse
Reverse a previous action
Decorative style of formatting text
Acronym: What You See Is What You Get
Used with another key to perform a command or make a selection