1st hour test
Terms in this set (20)
To start the computer.
To press and release a mouse or trackball button once while the cursor is stationary.
The little square in the upper right corner of a window which, when clicked, closes the window.
Using this key, also known as the Control Key, allows you to tell your computer what you want it to do.
The brains of the computer. Sometimes referred to as the processor or central processor, the CPU is where most calculations take place. In terms of computer, the CPU is the most important element of a computer system.
Removing a character, word, line, paragraph or other specified amount of text from a document.
The home-bad environment, where you see the trashcan, icons for the hard drive, files and programs.
A file created by a program.
To hold down a mouse button while moving the mouse. It is a way to move objects, resize borders and objects or select text in blocks.
When your cursor becomes immovable on your screen and you can't type anything.
The primary storage device for your computer. Also called a hard disk. It is where applications, utilities and files are stored.
To select, usually by clicking or dragging the mouse. Selected text usually turns a different color.
A small picture used as a symbol for a file, a folder or a disk.
The main input device for computers. Keyboards are derived from the typewriter but have additional keys that enhance their function.
A screen used to display the data received from a processor or data transmitted to the processor. A computer monitor is not able to receive broadcast signals or process sound.
A pointing device for moving the cursor on the screen.
On your mouse, when clicked displays a quick menu with shortcuts.
A key that shouts from lowercase to uppercase and can also make upper symbol when typed with a number or symbol.
A feature built into most word processing programs that let the user check for errors in the document.
A key that wen pressed moves the cursor to the next tab or next cell.