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IIT - Hardware/Software/Word Processing Unit Review
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The method of operation used for inserting new text within existing text in a document is _________.
The default text entry mode is __________.
The text entry mode is controlled by which keyboard key?
The method of operation used for replacing existing text in a document with new text is _______.
What refers to the amount of white space between two lines of text?
line spacing (1.08 default)
What refers to the amount of white space between two paragraphs is a document?
What is a margin?
the white space surrounding the content of the page at the top, bottom, left and right sides, defining where a line of test begins and ends
Text appearing at the top of each page, separate from the main body of text.
Text appearing at the bottom of the page, separate from the main body of a text.
What are the steps to make the rulers visible?
click on view; click to put a check mark in the ruler box
The _________ ruler can be used to set indents and tabs.
Where is the horizontal ruler located on the screen?
above the document window
To move text horizontally away from the left or right margin, setting it apart from surrounding test.
A feature that allows users to select text or graphic, duplicate it and place it in another location within a document.
copy and paste
A feature that allows a user to select text or a graphic, remove it from its current location and place it in another location within a document.
cut and paste
A feature that allows a user to select text using a mouse or pointing device, and quickly move it to a different location.
drag and drop
A feature that allows the use to view synonyms and antonyms, and automatically replace words for enhanced writing.
A word with a similar meaning as a word you have selected.
A feature that finds scans a document, searchers for occurrences of specific text, symbols or formatting, and allows a user to replace it with new text, symbols or formatting.
find and replace
How the edges of a line, paragraph, or table are positioned horizontally and vertically between the margins or on a page.
Sort order arranging text or numbers from A to Z, from smallest to largest, or from earliest to latest.
Lines around the edge(s) of text, a page, a cell or a table.
A feature that automatically generates a new page, allowing text to flow to the new page when space runs out on the precious one; also known as a Soft Page Break.
automatic page break
A feature in word processing application that allows the user to create outlines or itemized lists with icons or numbers.
bullets and numbering
A feature that includes pre-made illustrations, drawings, pictures, and other graphics that can be inserted into a document.
One or two or more vertical sections of printed material on a page; usually separated by margins.
Sort order arranging text or numbers from Z to A,, largest to smallest, or latest to earliest.
Through the use of a personal computer, combining text and graphics to produce high-quality documents, such as newsletters, flyers, brochures, etc.
To make changes by adding, deleting, or modifying text, graphics, or other items in a document.
The size, style, and design of text.
In word processing, to utilize features that enhance the appearance and overall layout of text, graphics, tables within a worksheet.
Drawings, pictures, or other illustrations inserted in a document to either explain data or enhance the appearance of text on a page.
A break in a line or a paragraph that is forced by the user when the return key is pressed creating a new paragraph.
A page layout in which documents are printed across the length of a page making the page wider than it is tall.
A page break the end user forces into a document, creating a new page at a specific location; also known as a hard page break.
manual page break
A feature that allows the user to view a document on screen and make necessary formatting changes prior to printing it.
The measurement, or size of a font (text); each point is approximately 1/72 of an inch.
A page layout in which documents are printed across the width of the page, making the page taller than it is wide.
The background color of a cell, table, or page.
To arrange a list alphabetically (text) or numerically (numbers), in ascending or descending order.
A feature used to automatically locate and correct spelling errors.
A formatting feature that allows the user to control where a line of text will be entered and how the text will be aligned; so that when the tab key is pressed, the insertion point will move to that location.
A set of data arranged in a grid of rows and columns.
A feature that includes pre-made documents that allows the user to full-in-the blanks to create new documents, such as calendars, invoices, reports, resumes, etc.; enhances user's efficiency and creativity.
A feature that allows the user to view the current page of a document onscreen in different ways; example: normal view, page layout, web layout, etc.
The use of software application to create, edit, format, print and save text-based documents, such as letters reports, and memos.
Also called a soft return; a feature that automatically moves text to the next line when the previous line is full without the user pressing the enter key.
Text created as a graphic image.
A feature that allows text to be included with pictures, shapes, or tables without covering or hiding under the image, giving the user control over how the text is positioned.
To lead the eye from column to column when using tabs you should use ____________.
Executes commands from a computer's hardware and software; the principal computer chip that contains several processing components, which determines the computer's operating speed; the "brain" of a computer.
Data entered into the computer through a variety of devices such as a keyboard, microphone, scanner, flash drive, or mouse.
The action of gaining access to a computer or a network by entering a username and password; also called Login/Sign In.
logon (know what warm and cold boot are)
Computer chips that store data and programs while the computer is working; often called RAM or Random Access Memory.
System software that acts as "go-between," allowing computer hardware and other software to communicate with each other.
Allows the user to view or listen to the data a computer processes such as a monitor, printer, headphones, or speakers.
A feature that allows the user to change the attributes of a file (such as location file name, or file type) before saving it.
External hardware used to store and retrieve data, such as a disk drive, CD/DVD drive, flash drive, or tape drive.
Software responsible for the general operation of a computer system including the operation of software, running application software, and file management. (Ex. BIOS, MS Windows, Mac OS X, Linus, or utility software
A computer case that contains the CPU, power supply, memory, and storage.
Additional hardware that isn't necessary for a computer to function, but does enhance how the computer can be used. (Ex. scanner, webcam, computer joystick)
Computer software created to allow the user to perform a specific job or task.
A program on a computer that allows the user to create, edit, view, print, rename, copy, or delete file folders or an entire file system.
An extension at the end of a file name indicating which application was used to create a document. (Example Word files end in .docx and Excel files end in .xlsx)
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