Chapter 6 - Application Software
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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.
Open source software
Software programs whose source code is made available to the public.
Copyrighted software that is developed, usually by a commercial company, for sale to others.
Copyrighted software that is distributed on the honor system; consumers should either pay for it or uninstall it after the trial period.
Copyrighted software that may be used free of charge.
Public domain software
Software that is not copyrighted and may be used without restriction.
Software that must be installed on a computer in order to be used.
Software that is delivered on demand via the Web; also referred to as Software as a Service (SaaS) and cloud ware.
A collection of software programs bundled together and sold as a single software package.
One of the most widely used office software suites.
A combination of keyboard keys that are pressed in unison to issue a specific software command.
A feature found in recent versions of Microsoft Office that uses tabs to organize groups of related commands.
Changing the content of a document, such as inserting or deleting words.
An on-screen character that looks like a blinking vertical line; indicates the current location in a document, which is where the next change will be made.
Changing the appearance of a document, such as changing the margins or font size.
Using a computer and word processing software to create, edit, save, and print written documents, such as letters, contracts, and manuscripts.
Word processing software
Application software used to create, edit, save, and print written documents.
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.
A document containing a group of values and other data organized into rows and columns; also called a worksheet in a spreadsheet program.
Application software used to create spreadsheets, which typically contain a great deal of numbers and mathematical computations organized into rows and columns.
A single spreadsheet document in a spreadsheet program.
A collection of worksheets saved in a single spreadsheet file.
In a spreadsheet program, a horizontal group of cells on a worksheet
In a spreadsheet program, a vertical group of cells on a worksheet.
The location at the intersection of a row and column on a worksheet into which data can be typed.
A text-based entry in a worksheet cell that identifies data on the worksheet.
A numerical entry in a worksheet cell.
An entry in a worksheet cell that performs computations on worksheet data and displays the results.
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.
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.
Application software that allows the creation and manipulation of an electronic database.
A single category of data to be stored in a database, such as a person's last name or telephone number. Also called a column
In a database, a field.
A collection of related fields in a database. Also called a row
In a database program, a record.
In a relational database, a collection of related records or rows.
An image, such as a graph or text chart, designed to visually enhance a presentation.
A one-page presentation graphic that can be displayed in a group with others to form an electronic slide show.
Electronic slide show
A group of electronic slides that are displayed one after the other on a computer monitor or other display device.
Presentation graphics software
Application software used to create presentation graphics and electronic slide shows.
Application software used to create or modify images.
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