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Word Unit 2

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Attribute
A formatting feature that affects how a font looks, such as a style, the color, or an effect
Color Palette
A coordinated set of colors available for use in a document
Font
The design of text
Font Effect
Similar to a font style, helps you enhance or clarify the look of text
Font Size
The height of characters in points
Font Style
Emphasis added to cells, such as bold, italics, and underlining
Format Painter
A feature that copies format attributes such as colors, borders, and fill effects from an object, text or cell in order to apply the same formatting to another object, text or cell.
Point
The unit of measurement for fonts
Style
A setoff formatting options that have been named and saved
Theme
A preset collection of design elements, including fonts, colors, and other effects
Alignment
The position of text between the margins
Bullet
Any small character that appears before an item in a list
Center
To position text to that it is centered between the left and right margins
First line Indent
A description of the indent in a paragraph when only the first line of text in the paragraph is indented
Hanging Indent
A description of the indent in a paragraph when the first line of text is not indented but all of the following lines in the paragraph are
Indent
The space between text and the margin
Inside Margin (Gutter Margin)
The right margin on a left page and the left margin on the right page when a document is set up with mirrored margins. Also called gutter margin.
Justify
To format a paragraph so the text is distributed evenly across the page between the left and right margins and both the left and right edges of the paragraph are aligned at the margins.
Leader
A solid, dotted, or dashed line that fills the blank space before a tab stop
Left Align
To position text so that it is aligned along the left margin
Margin
Blank spaces around the top, bottom and sides of a page
Mirrored Margins
Margins on the left and right pages that are identical ("mirror" each other) when facing each other; usually used in books and magazines
Multilevel List
A list with two or more levels of bullets or numbering. Also called outline numbered list.
Negative Indent (Outdent)
A description of an indent in a paragraph in which the left indent marker is past the left margin also called outdent
Outside Margin
The left margin on the left page and the right margin on the right page when a document is set up with mirrored margins
Right Align
To position text so that it is aligned along the right margin
Tab Stop (Tab)
An indicator in a paragraph that marks the place where the insertion point will stop when you press the Tab key. Also called tab.
Vertical Alignment
The position of text on a page between the top and bottom margins
Aspect Ratio
The relationship of an object's height to its width
Callout
A special type of label in a drawing that consists of a text box with an attached line to point to something in the drawing
Chart
A graphical representation of data
Clip Art
Graphics that are stored in the Clip Organizer or available online that you can insert in any presentation
Crop
To remove part of a picture
Diagram
A visual representation of data to help readers better understand relationships among data
Floating Object
An object in a document that acts as if it were sitting in a separate layer on the page and can be repositioned anywhere on the page
Graphic
A picture that helps illustrate the meaning of the text and make the page more attractive; graphics include predefined shapes, diagrams, charts, as well as photographs and drawings.
Inline Object
An object in a document that can be repositioned as if it were a character in the line of text
Keyword
A word or phrase used in a search
Object
Anything that appears on the screen that you can select and work with as a whole, such as a shape, picture or chart
Pull Quote
Text copied from a document and set off in a text box
Rotation Handle
A green circle that appears connected to a selection rectangle around an object and that you can drag to rotate the object
Selection Rectangle
The box that appears around an object when it is selected
Sidebar
Text set off from the main body of text in a text box that provides additional information for the reader
Sizing Handle
A button you click to change the size of the program window or exit the program
SmartArt
A graphic diagram that visually illustrates text and includes formatted graphics
Text Box
A shape specifically designed to hold text
WordArt
Stylized text that is treated as an object