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Key Vocabulary

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Acronym
An abbreviation for something, usually the first letter of each word such as PWL and PAL (public application launcher)
Address Bar
The box where you can type an internet address—usually ending with a .net, .com or .org (many others such as .gov)
Auto Sum
the shortcut in Excel that will allow a column or row of numbers to be added. The symbol is the Greek letter "Sigma" and looks like a sideways M.
Back Browser Button
The button that lets you return to the previous page that was loaded.
Body
The actual letter.
Browser
program for the World Wide Web that allows users to read hypertext documents and navigate between them.
Closing
What you say before you sign your name. "sincerely, from, love, your friend etc."
Competency
What you must do before you can go on to the next level.
Complimentary Closing
Yours truly, etc.
Format Cells
To change the way the cells look and/or behave. Example: changing the numbers to $ or adding decimal places.
Formulas
.In Excel, using the cells in mathematic equations = sum (A1 + B1) allows the numbers in the cells to be changed without rewriting the formulas of the operation.
Gross WPM
Your words per minute without subtracting for errors.
Home row
On the keyboard, where your fingers should hover- asdf jkl;
Hypertext
Text that is linked by an internet address to other documents on the internet. (Often called a link).
Inside Address
Who the letter is to: their address.
Merge
expression shows that all the cells from A1-A7 are to be used.and Center—To make one cell out of several highlighted cells and then center the content of that cell
Netiquette
Being polite in email and while using the Internet. Following 'protocol' for the internet.
Net WPM
Your words per minute after the errors have been subtracted.
Protocol
Following the rules: for email, using the computers at school and using the Internet.
Range of Cells
A1:A7
Ribbon
Microsoft's organization of 'like' tools in Microsoft office.
Salutation
Greeting in an email and letter.
Tabs
The way to open a page in a 'new window' so that you do not have to navigate away from your previous page.
'Text speak'
Shortened, non-real words like U R and LOL for you are and 'laugh out loud'—used when texting, but should not be used in any formal writing.
Sheet tab
Switching between two excell file is done by clicking the tab at the bottom of the screen
Active Cell
In a worksheet, the cell with the black outline.
Column Letter
Columns run vertically on a worksheet.
Format
The way something looks, or Verb to format is to change the way something looks or behaves
Format Bar
Located above the worksheet
Merge and Center
To make one cell out of several highlighted cells and then center the content of that cell
Row number
Rows run horizantally in an Excel worksheet
Perfect fit
double clicking the line between the columns to get the column to expand or contract to include all the data.
Formula view
shows the formula
Spread sheet or data sheet view
Shows the answers instead of the formula
Tilde key
Above tjhe tab key when control key is held down