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GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE
refers to the graphical interface of a computer that allows users to click and drag objects with a mouse instead of entering text at a command line
is the suffice at the end of a filename that indicates what type of file it is
An icon on your computer screen represents an object or a program on your hard drive
Also known as an "OS," this is the software that communicates with computer hardware on the most basic level
An application, or application program, is a software program that runs on your computer
involves pressing and releasing the mouse button one time--is used to perform a variety of actions, such as selecting an object.
such as opening a program, opening a folder, or selecting a word of text.
the right mouse button is often used to open contextual menus, which are pop-up menus that change depending where you click
A toolbar is a set of icons or buttons that are part of a software program's interface or an open window
A status bar is a small area at the bottom of a window. It is used by some applications to display helpful information for the user.
It is the bar that spans the bottom of the screen and contains the start button on the left side and systray on the right
when you minimize a wondow, you hide it from view. This is commonly done to unclutter the display or to view other open windows without closing the current window.
when you maximize a window on your computer screen, it becomes larger.
to reduce the window to the size it was before it was maximized.
Word Microsoft Office Open XML Format Document
Power Point Microsoft Office Open XML Format Presentation
Hypertext Markup Language
Acrobat Portable Document Format