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Word Chapter 1

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active tab
the tab currently displayed
automatically updated properties
file system properties, such as date you create/change file, statistics, such as file size
BACKSPACE
deletes the character to the left of the insertion point
bold
font style that makes characters appear darker than the surrounding text
bullet
a small mark indicating each item in a list
bulleted list
a series of paragraphs, each beginning with a bullet character
centered
The alignment of text in the middle of the document between the left and right margin.
character formatting
The process of changing the way characters appear on the screen and in print.
color scheme
Changes all colors in the publication.
contextual tabs
tabs that display when you perform certain tasks or work with objects such as pictures or tables
Dialog Box Launcher
a button that launches a dialog box containing options for refining a command
Document Information Panel
A pane that you can display at the top of the document window in which you can view or add properties to a document.
document properties
Information as the author,title,or subject
document window
The window which displays the current document as you create and edit it.
download
to transfer a file from the Internet or other computer to your own computer
Enhanced ScreenTip
an on-screen note that provides the name of the command
file
a saved document
file name
name assigned to a file when it is saved
folder
used to organize and store documents and other files
font
a set of letters, numbers, and punctuation marks with a unique shape and design
font set
defines formats for two fonts: one for headings and another for body text
font size
the size of the text measured in points
format
the size, shape, or arrangement of something
formatting mark
a character Word displays on the screen but is not visible on a printed document
gallery
set of choices, often graphical, arranged in a grid or in a list
hard copy
a printed page of text or graphics.
Home tab
primary tab-- contains the more frequently used commands
insert mode
New characters being added to existing characters
insertion point
blinking vertical line that shows were your text or object will be inserted.
italicized
text that has a slanted appearance
Key Tip
to select a command using the keyboard, press its displayed code letter
Key Tip badge
key code icon for certain commands
keywords
words that describe the information the user is trying to locate
left-aligned
flush with left margin with ragged right edge
live preview
This feature allows you to see how style formatting affects cells in your worksheet without having to return to the worksheet
menu
contains a list of commands
metadata
Can include such information as the project author, title, or subject.
Microsoft Office Word 2007
full-featured word processing application allows you to create professional-looking documents and revise them easily
Mini toolbar
Appears when you first select text. Contains commonly used text and paragraph formatting commands.
mouse pointer
becomes different shapes depending on the task you are performing in Word and the pointer's location on the screen
nonprinting character
Tabs, spaces, paragraph marks, and other characters that are not visible in the printed document
Normal style
default style, most likely uses 11-point Calibri font
Office Button
opens commands related to managing and sharing documents
paragraph formatting
the process of changing the appearance of a paragraph
point
about 1/72 of one inch in height
Print Layout view
shows how a document will look when it is printed
printout
the output of a computer in printed form
Quick Access Toolbar
a toolbar that displays buttons for commonly used commands
Quick Style
predefined style that appears in the Styles gallery
resizing
includes both enlarging and reducing the size of a graphic
Ribbon
displays commands you're likely to need for the current task
save
the process of storing data on a disk
scroll
to move (using scroll boxes or scroll arrows) through a list, a block of text, a document, or any display larger than the current window or screen
scroll arrow
located at each end of the scroll bar
scroll bar
appears at the bottom and/or right side of a window to allow a user to view another part of the window
scroll box
reflects the location of the portion of the document that is displayed in the document window
selection rectangle
The box that appears around an object when it is selected.
shortcut menu
appears when you right-click an object, is a list of frequently used commands that relate to the right-clicked object
sizing handles
small squares or circles surrounding a graphic or object, indicating that it is selected
Spelling and Grammar Check icon
appears on the status bar with an animated pencil writing on paper that indicates Word is checking for spelling and grammar errors.
standard properties
Properties associated with all Microsoft Office documents and include author, title, and subject.
status bar
displays information about the current document
style
named a group of formatting characteristics, including font and font size.
style set
consists of a group of frequently used styles formatted so they look pleasing when used together
submenu
a list of additional commands associated with the selected command
tab
A section of the Ribbon that contains related commands
task pane
a pane that opens to the right of the text area that provides easy access to common tasks
theme
The main idea or meaning of a text. Often, this is an insight about human life revealed in a literary work
underlined
text that prints with an underscore (_) below each character
virus
computer program that can damage your computer
Word Help
for use for finding answers to quistions and display information about various topics
wordwrap
Allows you to type words continually without pressing the ENTER key at the end of each line