Word Processing Key Terms
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Alignment refers to the position of lines in a paragraph in relation to the documents left and right margins; i.e., whether they are left-aligned, centered, right-aligned, or justified (evenly spaced).
applying a particular kind of apperance or characteristics to an object.
Displays all open presentations at the same time. Found on the View tab.
A feature used to automate the correction of common typing errors.
Refers to the application of sequential numbers to consecutive paragraphs.
Stores frequently used text so you do not have to re-key it each time
A feature used to add a border around a page, paragraph, or column.
A word processing feature used to arrange items in a list with each item beginning with a bullet.
a row and column intersect in a table.
it how long or how wide a cell is.
A collection of formatting settings that can be applied all at once to a single character or multiple characters.
collect and combine (texts information, or sets of figures) in proper order.
A way to format text where it flows from the bottom of one column to the top of the next.
A tab containing groups of buttons that represent commands for customizing and formatting the selected object.
A dialog box that displays one complete record at a time. You can use data forms to add, change, locate, and delete records.
Contains the variable for a document.
A small arrow in the lower-right corner of a group on the Ribbon that you click to open a dialog box or task pane with more options.
[Fields] Which field types can be shown in the Field Tree for document fields? For other object types?
A way of moving or copying selected text by dragging it with the mouse pointer.
A variation of a mail merge by which names and addresses for mailings are printed directly on envelopes.
Letter containing the same content in the body but sent to different individuals.
A set of buttons on a tab that all relate to the same type of object or task.
a break in a line or a paragraph that is forced by the user when the return key is pressed, creating a new paragraph
a feature used to add identifying information to a spreadsheet. Information may include the title of the company, the date, the page number, time of creation or update, and contact information
is a alignment that have your paragraph lines equal in width.
The amount of space between lines in a document
is a feature that allows a user to create mass mailings of letters, mailing labels, and other documents and personalize the information in each
the letter, envelope, or label document that is used in a mail merge.
The white space surrounding the content of a page at the top, bottom, left and right sides, defining where a line of text begins and ends
To make a table attractive and easy to read merge (join) two or more cells into one cell for the main title, source note or other data as needed.
placeholder that you insert in the main document to indicate where the data from each record should be inserted when you perform the merge
An image on the screen, usually in the shape of an arrow, that indicates the position of the mouse.
The Office Assistant is a tool designed to answer questions the user may have in regards to a specific function or task that they would like to do. You access this feature by either clicking on the Aisstant icon, or by pulling down the Help menu and clicking "show office assistant." Next, you may type in the question that you have, which will then lead you to helpful references.
Used to switch between views; located at the bottom-right of the document window.
Page Setup Dialog Box
An area where paper, orientation, and margins can be set and access to the printer properties is available.
A place where you can see the results of your selection prior to executing the command
The pages or range of a document that you specify should be printed.
A bar near the top of the window with tabs of buttons that are clicked to perform actions.
a tool you slide across to see the other side of the task or document that you are completing.
A break that is inserted so that subsequent information can have different page formatting (such as different orientation) than preceding information.
A color or pattern used to fill the background of a cell.
A command that allows you to see hidden formatting marks in a document
A bar at the bottom of the program window that provides information about the current file and process.
provides important infomation about the cursers position in a document in addition to offering functionality
Are used to align and organize data into groups and subgroups
A bar normally located at the bottom of the Windows desktop, displaying information about open programs and providing quick access to others.
A document that contains formatting, styles, and sample text that you can use to create new documents.
Displays the filename of a document
Automated assistant that helps a user complete a task by asking questions and then automatically performing actions based on the response.
wrap text around boxes or graphics or have text appear above, below, or beside
Controls how large, or small, the current document appears on the screen.