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Programs that enable users to perform specific tasks on a computer, such as writing a letter or playing a game.
Application software
The location at the intersection of a row and column on a worksheet into which data can be typed.
Cell
In a spreadsheet program, a vertical group of cells on a worksheet. In a database, a field.
Column
Copyrighted software that is developed, usually by a commercial company, for sale to others.
Commercial software
A numerical entry in a worksheet cell.
Constant value
A collection of related data that is stored in a manner enabling information to be retrieved as needed; in a relational database, a collection of related tables.
Database
Application software that allows the creation and manipulation of an electronic database.
Database software
A single category of data to be stored in a database, such as a person's name or telephone number. Also called a column.
Field
An entry in a worksheet cell that performs computations on worksheet data and displays the results.
Formula
Copyrighted software that may be used free of charge.
Freeware
A named formula that can be entered into a worksheet cell to perform some type of calculation or to extract information from other cells in the worksheet.
Function
An onscreen character that indicates the current location in a document, which is where the next change will be made to the document.
Insertion point
A text-based entry in a worksheet cell that identifies data on the worksheet.
Label
One of the most widely used office software suites.
Microsoft Office
Application software used to create presentation graphics and online slide shows.
Presentation graphics software
Software that is not copyrighted and may be used without restriction.
Public domain software
A collection of related fields in a database. Also called a row.
Record
In a spreadsheet program, a horizontal group of cells on a worksheet. In a database program, a record.
Row
Copyrighted software that is distributed on the honor system; consumers should either pay for it or uninstall it after the trial period.
Shareware
An agreement, either included in a software package or displayed on the screen during installation, that specifies the conditions under which a buyer of the program can use it.
Software license
A collection of software programs bundled together and sold as a single software package.
Software suite
A group of values and other data organized into rows and columns.
Spreadsheet
Application software used to create spreadsheets, which typically contain a great deal of numbers and mathematical computations and are organized into rows and columns.
Spreadsheet software
In a relational database, a collection of related records or rows.
Table
Application software used to create, edit, save, and print written documents.
Word processing software
The feature in a word processing program that automatically returns the insertion point to the next line when the end of the screen line is reached.
Word wrap
A collection of worksheets saved in a single spreadsheet file.
Workbook
A document in a spreadsheet program.
Worksheet