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Tab stops are a form of:

paragraph formatting

The symbol that indicates to which paragraph an image is attached is:

an anchor

A banner is an example of a predefined


A series of dots following a tab that serve to guide the reader's eye is a:


An alignment of text in which the text is evenly aligned on both the left and right margins.

justified alignment

The distance between lines of text in a paragraph

line spacing

Text symbols such as small circles or check marks that introduce items in a list.


A mark on the ruler that indicates the location where the insertion point will be placed when you press the Tab key.

tab stop

A designer-quality graphic used to create a visual representation of information.


The space between the text and the top, bottom, left, and right edges of the paper are referred to as:


The placement of paragraph text relative to the left and right margins is referred to as


The process of using the arrow keys to move an object in small precise increments.


An object or graphic inserted in a document that acts like a character in a sentence.

inline object

Frames, shapes, shadows, borders, and other special effects that can be added to an image to create an overall visual style for the image.

picture styles

Predefined drawing objects, such as stars, banners, arrows, and callouts, included with Microsoft Office, and that can be inserted into documents.


A commonly used alignment of text in which text is aligned at the left margin, leaving the right margin uneven.

left alignment

Characters that display on the screen to show the location of paragraphs, tabs, and spaces, but that do not print, are called

formatting marks

A movable, resizable container for text or graphics is a:

text box

Formats that make pictures look more like sketches or paintings.

artistic efffects

A small box with an upward- and downward-pointing arrow that enables you to move rapidly through a set of values by clicking

spin box

Small circles in the corners of a selected graphic with which you can resize the graphic proportionally.

sizing handles

The manner in which text displays around an object.

text wrapping

An object or graphic that can be moved independently of the surrounding text.

floating object

A research tool that provides a list of words with similar meanings is:


To locate specific text in a document quickly, use the:

find command

An arrangement of information organized into rows and columns.


The box at the intersection of a row and column in a table


A document structure that opens a copy of itself, opens unnamed, and is used as the starting point for another document.


The personal or company information that displays at the top of a letter.


The name and title of the author of a letter, placed near the bottom of the letter under the complimentary closing.

writer's identification

The optional line following the inside address in a business letter that states the purpose of the letter.

subject line

Additional documents included with a business letter.


A Word feature that corrects common spelling errors as you type, for example changing teh to the.

auto correct

A technique by which you can move, by dragging, selected text from one location in a document to another.

drag and drop

Using drag-and-drop to move text is most useful when both the text and the destination are on the same


When you create a table, the width of all of cells in the table is:


To indicate words that might be misspelled because they are not in Word's dictionary, Word flags text with:

red wavy lines

A word with the same or similar meaning as another word is:

a synonym

To indicate possible errors in word usage, Word flags text with:

blue wavy lines

The Word style that inserts no extra space following a paragraph and uses single spacing.

no spacing

The first line in a business letter that contains the current date and that is positioned just below the letterhead if a letterhead is used.

date line

The name and address of the person receiving a letter and positioned below the date line.

inside address

The greeting line of a letter


A parting farewell in a letter

complimentary closing

A document saved in HTML, which can be opened using a Web browser, is a:

web page

To indicate possible grammar errors, Word flags text with:

green wavy lines

In a template, an area indicated by placeholder text into which you can add text, pictures, dates, or lists is a:

content control

In the MLA style, a citation that refers to items on the Works Cited page, and which is placed in parentheses; the citation includes the last name of the author or authors, and the page number in the referenced source.

parenthetical reference

The action of forcing a page to end and placing subsequent text at the top of the next page.

manual page break

A dotted line with the text Page Break that indicates where a manual page break was inserted.

page break indicator

An indent style in which the first line of a paragraph extends to the left of the remaining lines, and that is commonly used for bibliographic entries.

hanging indent

An artificial end to a column to balance columns or to provide space for the insertion of other objects.

manual column break

To perform a mail merge using Word's step-by-step guided process, use the:

mail merge wizard

A manual that contains standards for the design and writing of documents.

style guide

One of two commonly used style guides for formatting research papers


An image of an active window on your computer that you can paste into a document.


In a research paper, information that expands on the topic, but that does not fit well in the document text.


In a research paper, a note placed at the bottom of the page


Column text that is aligned to both the left and right margins is referred to as


In a research paper, a note placed at the end of a document or chapter.


A group of formatting commands, such as font, font size, font color, paragraph alignment, and line spacing that can be applied to a paragraph with one command.


In mail merge, a row of information that contains data for one person is a


A font effect, commonly used in titles, that changes lowercase text into uppercase letters using a reduced font size is:

small caps

In mail merge, the list of variable information, such as names and addresses, that is merged with a main document to create customized form letters or labels is the:

data source

The nonprinting symbol that displays where a manual line break is inserted is the:

bent arrow

The banner on the front page of a newsletter that identifies the publication is the


The template that serves as a basis for all new Word documents

normal template

A placeholder that displays preset content, such as the current date, the file name, a page number, or other stored information is:

a field

A group of items in which items are displayed in order to indicate definite steps, a sequence of actions, or chronological order is a

numbered list

A note, inserted into the text of a research paper that refers the reader to a source in the bibliography.


To end a line before the normal end of the line, without creating a new paragraph, hold down The Shift key while pressing the:

enter key

A portion of a document that can be formatted differently from the rest of the document is a:


In mail merge, the document that contains the text or formatting that remains constant is the:

mailing document

A list of cited works in a report or research paper, also referred to as Works Cited, Sources, or References, depending upon the report style


In the MLA style, a list of cited works placed at the end of a research paper or report

works cited

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