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Word Processing

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Clip Art
A collection of images that can be added to a document to decorate a publication
Copy
Placing items on the Office Clipboard while leaving the item in the document
Paste
Copying an item from the Office Clipboard in a document
Word processing
App used to write, format, edit and print text such as letter, reports, and memos
Bullet
Small dots, pictures, or symbols used to identify items in a list
Margin
Distance between text and the edges of the paper
Format
Arrangement of text and images on a page
Cut
Removing an item or graphic from a document
Font
Also called typeface, this defines the appearance and shape of letters, numbers, and special characters
White space
Blank space between text and graphics on a page
Spelling & Grammar Check
What is the word processing option that checks a document for spelling errors and offers correcting alternatives
Tab
A key that moves the text insertion point to a different place in the current line
Wordwrap
Allows you to type words in a paragraph continually without pressing the ENTER key at the end of each line
Point
Used to measure font size, a single point is about 1/72 of a inch in height
Theme
A set of unified formats for fonts, colors, and graphics
Italic
When text has a slanted appearance
Underlined
When text has and underscore (_) below each character
Bold
When text appears thicker and darker than normal text
Color scheme
A document theme in Word that groups 12 complementary colors for text, background, accents, and links in a document
Style
A named group of formatting characteristics
MLA
Modern Language Association of America, a documentation style for research papers used in business
APA
American Psychological Association, a documentation style for research papers used in academics
Research paper
A document that communicates the results of research findings that combines credited outside information along with personal insight
Header
Text and/or graphics that print at the top of every page
Footer
Text and/or graphics that print at the bottom of every page
Plagiarize
To use someone else's work and claim it to be your own--unethical and is considered an academic crime
Keyboard shortcuts
Keyboard combinations that are shortcuts to formatting, commands, etc.
Indent
Spacing the first line of text 1/2 inch from the left margin
AutoCorrect
Word's ability to automatically correct typing, spelling, capitalization, or grammar errors as you type
Footnote
A note at the bottom of the page
Endnote
A note at the end of the document
Page break
Typing on a new page--can be automatic or manual
Proofreading
Checking for grammatical errors, spelling errors, and correct source information
Thesaurus
A book of synonyms
Letterhead
Heading on stationery stating name and address
Drawing object
A graphic that you create using Word or Google Apps
Border
Solid line that can be added above, below, left or right of a paragraph
Clear formatting
Return formats to Normal style
Table
A collection of rows and columns
#10 Envelope
The standard size envelope used for business

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