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transmission of messages and files using a computer network


a document generated by using a facsimile machine


a vast network of computers linked to one another


a company's private network of computers

local area network

a computer network that covers a small area


computers that are connected to each other


computers that are connected and ready to receive and/or transmit data


the rules that must be observed for two electronic devices to communicate with each other

stand alone

a computer that is not connected to a network


transmitting information and communicating electronically

uniform resource locator

internet address that identifies hypertext documents

world wide web

a system of computers that share information by means of links on web pages

destination/source file

the file that an object is embedded in or linked to

embedded file

a file that becomes part of the current file but is a separate object that can be edited using the application that created it


the sharing or combining of data between applications


placing a copy of an object or data in a destination file that will update when changes are made to the source file


a feature that combines a data document with a main document to mass produce personalized letters or other documents

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