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browser
a program with a graphical user interface for displaying HTML files, used to navigate the World Wide Web.: "a web browser".
application
The programs or software used on a computer.
Ctrl + Alt + Del
A keyboard command
clipboard
Where objects copied on a computer are stored in memory.
double click
To press a computer mouse button twice in quick succession to select a file, program, or function
folder
An electronic holder for organizing and storing computer files.
icon
an image that represents an application, a capability, or some other concept
laptop
a computer that is portable
cap locks
Caps Lock is a button on a computer keyboard that, when pressed, causes all letters to be generated in capitals until deactivated.
minimize
To reduce a window to the smallest possible amount
maximize
To make a window as large as possible
PDF
a file format that provides an electronic image of text and/or images.
scroll
To move a display on a computer screen in order to view new material..
browser tabs
a second or further document or page that can be opened on a spreadsheet or web browser.
tab
A key for advancing to a sequence of set positions in tabular work
toolbar
a strip of icons used to perform certain functions.
trackpad
The flat surface that controls the cursor on your computer.
command key
The key on a computer keyboard that is used (in combination with some other key) to make things happen.
log in
an act of logging in to a computer, database, or system with a username and password.
log off
To log off a system means that the user who is currently logged on has their session end, but leaves the computer running for someone else to use.
mouse
an input device that is used with a computer. Moving a mouse along a flat surface can move the on-screen cursor to different items on the screen. Items can be moved or selected by pressing the mouse buttons (called clicking).
right click
pressing the right-hand button on a mouse to bring up a new menu
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