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formatting marks, non printing characters

a character that indicates a paragraph,tab, or space on your screen, but that does not print when you print a word document

word wrap

automatically moves text from the right edge of a paragraph to the beginning of the next line as necessary to fit within the margins

keyboard shortcut

moves the insertion point to the beginning of the document

manual page break

forcing a page to end at a location you specify


is a set of characters with the same design and shape

clip art

graphics and images included with Microsoft office

text wrapping

the manner in which text displays around an object


lists words that have the same or similar meaning to the word you are looking up

header and footer

are reserved areas for text, graphics, and fields that display at the top or bottom of each page in a document


is a category of data, such as a file name, a page number, or the current date


the color of the wavy line that indicates a potential grammar error

live preview

a technology that shows the result of applying a formatting change as you point to it


a unit of measure for font sizes


the color of the wavy line that indicates a potential spelling error


to delete the character to the left of the insertion point


to delete the character to the right of the insertion point


are the spaces between the text and the top, bottom, left, and right edges of the paper

portrait orientation

the printed page is taller than it is wide

landscape orientation

the printed page width is greater the page height


are the position of paragraph lines in relation to the page margins

horizontal alignment

is the orientation of the left or right edges of the paragraph


the paragraph text is aligned flush with both the left margin and the right margin

first line indent

is the location of the beginning of the first line of a paragraph in relationship with the left edge of the remainder of the paragraph

line spacing

is the vertical distance between lines of text in a paragraph

paragraph spacing

is the vertical distance above and below each paragraph

single spacing

which means that no extra space is added

double spacing

means that the equivalent of a blank line of text displays

manual line break

a line break that moves the remainder of the paragraph to a new line while keeping both lines in the same paragraph

format painter

to copy text formatting quickly from one place to another

bulleted list

is a list of items with each item introduced by a symbol

numbered list

is a list of items w by a with each item introduced by a consecutive number or letter


is a reference placed at the bottom of the page


is a reference placed at the end of a section or a document


is a note in the document that refers the reader to a source in the bibliography


is a list of sources referenced in a report

hanging indent

the first line extends to the left of the rest of the paragraph


the command that locates text in a document

update field

the command used to display changes made in the source manager to a source listed in the bibliography

sizing handles

small squares or circles display around the picture border

floating object

which you can move independently of the surrounding text


symbol to the left of the paragraph mark indicates which paragraph the picture is associated with


to move objects in small precise increments

tab stop

is a specific location on a line of text marked on the word ruler


is a series of characters the form a solid, dashed, or dotted line

leader character

is the symbol used to fill a space

dot leader

is a series of evenly spaced dots


consists of rows and columns of text or numbers

autofit contents

the command used to make the size of the table columns reflect the data in the columns

table styles

a set of predefined table formats

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