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13 terms

CT intro week 13

STUDY
PLAY
Alternate key (Alt)
executes commands with other key(s)
Arrow keys
moves the insertion point in the direction indicated by the arrow on each key
Backspace
deletes the character to the left of the insertion point
Caps lock
capitalizes all letters when locked down
Control key (Ctrl)
executes commands with other key(s)
Delete
removes the character to the right of the insertion point
Enter/Return
causes the insertion point to move to the left margin and down to the next line
Escape key (Esc)
closes a software menu or dialog box
Gross Words a Minute (GWAM)
the number of standard words keyed in one minute
Hardware
is the physical parts of a computer system such as the monitor, keyboard, and the hard drive
Home keys
the keys where you place your fingers to begin keying; a s d f for the left hand and j k l ; for the right hand
Keyboarding posture
the correct seating position taught when developing typing skills
Service keys
special keys that allow you to use the computer to perform specific functions