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Adapter Card
Card which plugs into a slot on the motherboard
Antivirus Program
A program that finds and eliminates computer viruses
Application
A computer program that provides a particular set of system or business related function
Ascending Sort Order
Arrangement that places items in first-to-last or lowest-to highest order, such as from A to Z.
Auto Shapes
Group of ready-made shapes that are grouped by category: lines, connectors, basic shapes, block arrows, flowchart symbolos, stars and banners, callouts.
Backup
A copy of a file or set of files
Bit (Binary Digit)
A single on / off position in a digital number, and the minimum unit of data
Bitmap
Type of graphic filee that is composed of series of small dots. Photographs are bitmaps files.
Bookmark
Item or lacation in a document that you name so you can refer to it later.
Booting
Starting up the computer and initating the operating system
Byte
8 bits of data, usually a single character
Capacity
Amount of data that can be stored, measured in megabytes or gigabytes
Caption
Label that indenifies a part of a document.
Cell
Intersection of row or column in a table or aon a spreadsheet
Clip Art
Pre-drawn pictures to add to documents
Clipboard
A section of computer memory used to temporarily hold data that has been cut of copied for transfer to another document of location within a document
Code
Text written in a programming language to create a macro or other computer program.
Cursor Symobol
Symbol marking where text will appear when you type
Database
A program to manage and manipulate list such as addresses and phone list. (Access)
Debug
Look for and remove errors in a program
Default
The original setting; what will happen if you don't change anything
Delete
Remover selected object (not saved anywhere)
Descending Sort Order
Arrangement that places items in last-to-first order
Desktop Publishing (DTP)
Programs which gives precise control of where and how text and graphics appear on the page. (Publisher)
Download
Transfer a file to your computer from elsewhere on a nework or the internet
Drawing Objects
Shapes, such as squares, circles, stars, banners, arrows, that you can draw and modify in Word
File
Something saved on the computer-a document or program
Folder
A grouping of files
Font
Typeface for charachter set, and associated with size and style
Footer
Text at the bottom of a page, that is repeated throughout the document
Format (Document)
Arranges the appearance of the document by selecting the typeface, font size, spacing of lineds and words, etc.
Graphics
Pictures and charts
Hard Copy
Document or file printed on paper
Hardware
The physical parts of the computer
Header
Area at the top of a page that is repeated on every page of the document
Icon
A small graphic which when clicked runs a program, executes a command or opens a document
Input
Everything you tell the computer
Input Devices
Devices used to give the computer data or commands. (keyboard, mouse, touch screen)
Insert
Add text at location without overwriting existing text
Keyboard
Input device with keys for letters of the alphabet, numbers, and various symbols
Kilobyte
1024 bytes historically, though often used to represt ofne thousand (1,000) bytes
LAN (Local Area Network)
Computers connected together in a single location
Layout
Arrangement of text and graphics
LCD (Liquid Crystal Display)
Screen type used in laptops and for flat panel monitors
Link
To create a relationship between the data in a destination file and its source file so that when the data is changed in one file, the other file is updated automatically
Megabyte (MB)
1024 kilobytes historically. For data storage devicee and telecommmunication a megabyte is one million (1,000,000)
Megahertz (MHz)
1 million cycles per second
Menu
A list of available commands which may contain other commands as a submenu
Motherboard
Main ciruit board of the computer
Nanosecond (Ns)
1 billionth of a second, Used to measure memory speed
Nesting
Putting directories or folders insidee other directories or folders
Network
A set of computers which are linked together on a permanent basis
Node
Each device connected to a network
Pixel
One dot on a screen
Ppm
Pages per miniutesl. Measured printer speed
Queue
The set of print jobs waiting to be done
San Serif
Font characteristic
Serif
Font characteristic in which the font has decorative lines projecting from the characters
Shut Down
Close all Programs and turn off computer
Soft Copy
Displayed on screen or by other non-permanent means
Spreadsheet
Program for handling numer
Style
Set of formatting instructions applied to text
Table
A set of rows and columns
Text Box
Free-floating rectangle that contains text
Touchscreen
Monitor screen that reacts to being touched by finger
Tower
Veritcal case for a person computer
Undo
Reverses whatever change you just made
Upload
Transfer a file from your computer to another
URL (Universal Serial Bus)
Combination of letters, number, and symbols that make up the address of a site on the World Wide Web.
USB Universal Serial Bus)
A connection that can be used by a wide range of devices
Utility
A program that performs tasks related to the maintaining of your computers health
Virus
t your consent. May be harmless but annoying or may be highly damaging
White Space
Unused space in a page layout that provides the neccessary contras for text and graphics
WYSIWYG
What you see is that you get, displaying results on the monitor as they will appear when printed