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Microsoft PowerPoint Chapter 1 Vocabulary


position within that indicates magnitude of importance

mini toolbar

appears automatically; contains commands to change appearance of text

document properties

includes such information as the project author, title, or subject

line wraps

PowerPoint ___ text that exceeds the width of the placeholder

contextual tabs

tabs displayed when you perform certain tasks


control center in PowerPoint


a saved presentation is referred to as a ____

document theme

sets color scheme, font, font size, and layout of presentation

active tab

the tab currently displayed

normal view

default view allows you to work in three working areas simultaeously


1/72 of an inch in height

mouse pointer

becomes different shapes depending on the task you are performing


indicates how the characters are formatted

vertical scroll bar

use the ___ to display different slides in the document window


basic unit of a PowerPoint presentation


words or phrases that further describe the document


boxes with dotted borders that are displayed on new slides

slide indicator

shows the number and title of the slide you are about to display

standard properties

associated with all Microsoft documents and includes author, title, and subject

office theme

default document theme

line spacing

amount of vertical space between the lines of text

key tip badge

keyboard code icon


specifies the height of the characters

shortcut menu

frequently used commands that relate to the right-clicked object

home tab

primary tab contains the more frequently used commands


set of choices, often graphical, arranged in a grid or a list

key tip

to select a command using the keyboard, press this displayed code letter

horizontal scroll bar

allows you to display a portion of a slide when it does not fit on the screen


creating a lower-level paragraph


list of additional commands associated with the selected command


used to position content on a slide

scroll box

location of the slide in the document window




defines the hues of the characters

quick access toolbar

located above the ribbon; provides access to frequently used commands

task pane

window that can remain open and visible while you work on the document

live preview

allows you to point to a gallery choice and see its effect in the document


contains a list of commands

landscape orientation

default slide layout where the slide width is greater than its height

scroll arrow

located at the end of each scroll bar


appearance of typed characters

office button

central location for managing and sharing documents

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007

complete presentations graphics program


mode in which the presentation appears on the screen

title slide

introduces the presentation to the audience


segment of text with the same format; started by pressing the ENTER key

pop-up menu

shortcut menu appears when you right-click a slide in slide show view


also called a slide show

enhanced screen tip

an on-screen note that is more detailed than a typical screentip

standard properties

associated with all microsoft documents and includes author, title, and subject

custom dictionary

allows you to add special words such as proper names and cities

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