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: a b c
desktop and notebook comp keyboards include a __________ keypad which you can use to efficiently move the screen-based insertion point.
home end arrow keys
name the keys that most commonly appear in this navigation keypad area: a b c
what is another name for the cursor?
flashing vertical bar
the insertion point typically appears on the screen as a ________ ________ ___.
to operate a comp, a mouse is required. true or false
a mouse is a ________ device.
dots per inch
how is the sensitivity and accuracy of a laser mouse measured?
the mouse transmits the signals either using a ____ or _________
greater freedom of movement
a wireless mouse provides _______ _______ __ ________.
pointing sticks trackpads trackballs joysticks
list 4 other input devices that are typically used with notebook comps or gaming devices: a b c d
what is another name for pointing stick?
what is another name for touchpad?
a _____ _______ is used as an input device on many tablet comps, PDSs, UMPCs, retail store self-checkouts, and info kiosks.
touch screen tech is call _________ tech because it is not sysceptible to dust or water
how do you input using touch screen technology? a b
what input device us used for large amounts of text, pictures, articles, etc.?
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?
graphics card display device
name the 2 key components of a comp display system: a b
CRT LCD plasma
display devices use one of three technologies. what are they? a b c
which display device technology is the most bulky and is becoming outdated?