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Basic Editing: Lesson 2

Vocabulary terms for Basic Editing: Lesson 2
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Clipboard
A temporary storage place in the computer's memory
Copy
A copy of the selected text is placed on the Clipboard while the orginal text remains in the document.
Cut
Removes the selected text from the document and places it on the Clipboard.
Overtype mode
The text you replaces, or types over, existing text
Paste
It is copied from the Clipboard to the location of the insertion point in the document.
Selecting
Highlight a block of text
Show/Hide
Allows you to see hidden formatting markers
Undo
Reverse a number of recent actions
Redo
Reverses an Undo action
Backspace
Deletes the characters to the left of he insertion point
Delete
Removes the character to the right of the insertion point
Find Command
Moves the insertion point from its present position to the next occurrence of the word or phrase for which you are searching.
Find and Replace Command
Useful editing commands that let you find specific words in a document quickly and replace them instantly with new words.
Replace Command
Allows you to replace a word or phrase in the "Find What" box with another word or phrase you key in the "Replace With" box.
Go To Command
Allows you to skip to a specific part of a document
Word Count
Counts the pages, words, characters, paragraphs, and lines in your document