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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
font
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
thesaurus
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
field
is a category of data, such as a file name, a page number, or the current date
Green
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
point
a unit of measure for font sizes
red
the color of the wavy line that indicates a potential spelling error
backspace
to delete the character to the left of the insertion point
delete
to delete the character to the right of the insertion point
margins
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
indents
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
justified
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
footnote
is a reference placed at the bottom of the page
endnote
is a reference placed at the end of a section or a document
citation
is a note in the document that refers the reader to a source in the bibliography
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
find
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
anchor
symbol to the left of the paragraph mark indicates which paragraph the picture is associated with
nudge
to move objects in small precise increments
tab stop
is a specific location on a line of text marked on the word ruler
leader
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
table
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