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most keyboards have similar structure so once you are familiar w/ one keyboard you can transfer those skills to other keyboards. true or false
a comp keyboard incudesthe basic typing keypad with keys or buttons with letters or button with letter and numbers as well as several keys with cfharacters and special words to control ________ specific tasks
input commands respond to prompts type the text of documents
for what 3 reasons do you use these special key:
desktop and notebook comp keyboards include a __________ keypad which you can use to efficiently move the screen-based insertion point.
flashing vertical bar
the insertion point typically appears on the screen as a ________ ________ ___.
pointing sticks trackpads trackballs joysticks
list 4 other input devices that are typically used with notebook comps or gaming devices:
a _____ _______ is used as an input device on many tablet comps, PDSs, UMPCs, retail store self-checkouts, and info kiosks.
a __________ is used as an input device that converts spoken or sound info to a digital format
there are special application programs that can accept sound accept sound as input. What are these programs called?
display clarity low radiation emission portability compactness
list he 4 advantages of an LCD monitor:
fast action games, 3D modeling, and graphics-intensive desktop publishing
name several applications for which speed is an important factor:
___ _____ is the distance in millimeters between like-colored pixels, the small dots that form an image, and thus is used to measure images.
when shopping for a monitor, the specifications will include the dot pitch. can you customize this?
the numver of colors that a monitor and graphics card can display is referred to as _____ depth or ___ depth.
resolution of 24-bit color depth is often referred to as ____ _____ and with this depth photographic-quality images can be displayed.
to be able to use your comp monitor to watch TV, the display system must be equipped with _____ or ____ circuitry which allows it to accept television signals from an antenna or cable.
a computer printer is an ______ device that producces ____ copy comp-generated text or graphical images.
small light weight inexpensive good color output
what are the advantages to ink-jet printers:
good for high-volume output good quality printouts produce more than ink-jet
what are the advantages of laser printers?
at normal reading distance, a resolution of 900 dpi appears _______ to the human eye but when you get closer you can see the ___ pattern
color printouts take longer
pages with text are quicker
what 2 factors should be considered when evaluating printer speed?
USB port serial port paralell port network port
what are the for options for connectiong your printer to your comp?
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