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Computer 1 final
Terms in this set (50)
compact disk (CD)
type of removable storage that is sturdier than the floppy disks and can hold approximately 700 MB
early cd's that only had the capability to save data. The user could not delete or change the information on it
CD rewritable drive
disk drive that allows your computer to save to a Cd. this type of disk drive is also called a CD burner.
Cd Rom drive
disk drive that only plays Cds
Cds that have the capability to erase information and rewrite to them many many times.
a three or four letter code appearing at the end of the filename that identifies the program used to create the file
one code that the computer can understand to tell it to do something
approximately one character or letter
type of removable storage that plugs directly into the USB port of your computer.
flat panel monitor
thin display monitor with a liquid crystal display screen
card that plugs into your computer to allow it to display pictures on your screen
permanent storage where all programs are saved
pieces of the computer that you can touch such as the monitor, processor, keyboard, and mouse.
small picture that represents a program.
printer that prints by spraying ink onto the paper.
equipment that we use to enter data into a computer.
smaller computer with keyboard, processor, monitor, and mouse.
LCD liquid crystal display
technology used in flat panel monitors that uses liquid crystals. this type of screen is common in laptop computers.
very small type of removable storage disk, often used in digital cameras.
reduces the current window and places it on your taskbar.
piece of equipment that allows your computer to connect to the internet.
part of the computer that looks like a TV
the main electrical board to which all chips and wires are connected.
an input device used to point to and select items on a screen.
a group of computers all linked together.
mouse that does not have a ball; it uses an "eye" to track movement
plug-ins found in the front and back of the processor
also known as the CPU; this is the "brains" of the computer.
a place inside your computer that is used for temporary storage; such as when you open a program.
input device that can make a copy of a photo or text and enter it into the computer.
programs or instructions that make the computer function
a card that plugs into your computer allowing it to play and manipulate sounds.
bar across the bottom of the screen that displays open programs, time, and other special controls
Control + A
Select all contents on the page
bold highlighted selction
copy the selected text.
cut selected text
open the print window
italic highlighted selction
underline highlighted selection
paste selected text
redo the last action performed
undo last action
centers the line or selected text
aligns the line or selcted text to the right
Control + Shift + >
increase selected font +1 point
Control + Shift + <
decrease selected font -1 point
Control + <right arrow>
moves one word to the right
Control + <left arrow>
moves one word to the left
aligns the word or selected text to the left