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Editing and Formatting Text

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characters
Individual letters, numbers, symbols, punctuation marks, and spaces.
Clipboard
An area of memory in windows that temporarily stores up to 24 cut or copied selections.
copy
To duplicate a selection so you can paste it into another location.
cut
To remove a selection from a location in a file.
drag-and-drop
To use the mouse to move or copy a selection by dragging a selection and dropping it in a new location.
first line indent
Indenting only the first line of a paragraph in a document.
font
The design of a set of letters and numbers.
hanging indent
Indenting all the lines from the left except the first one in a Word document.
indents
The spaces between text and the margin.
leaders
Dotted, dashed, or solid lines used to fill the empty space before a tab stop.
negative indent
An indent that extends into the left margin.
paragraph
Any amount of text or other items followed by a paragraph mark.
paste
To insert copied or moved contents to another location.
point size
A measurement for the height of characters.