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CBA Unit 2

This set contains the terms for Arkansas CBA Unit 2.
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Alignment
How the edges of a line, paragraph, object, or table are positioned horizontally and vertically between the margins or on a page
Ascending
Sort order arranging text or numbers from A to Z, from smallest to largest, or from earliest to latest
Automatic Page Break
A feature that automatically generates a new page, allowing text to flow to the new page when space runs out on the previous one; also known as a Soft Page Break
Borders
Lines around the edge(s) of text, a page, a cell, or a table
Bullets and Numbering
A feature in a word processing application that allows the user to create outlines or itemized lists with either icons or numbers
Clip Art
A feature that includes pre-made illustrations, drawings, pictures, and other graphics that can be inserted into a document
Column
One of two or more vertical sections of printed material on page; usually separated by margins
Copy and Paste
A feature that allows a user to select text or a graphic, duplicate it and place it in another location within a document
Cut and Paste
A feature that allows a user to select text or a graphic, remove it from its current location and place it in another location within a document
Descending
Sort order arranging text or numbers from Z to A, largest to smallest, or latest to earliest
Desktop Publishing
Through the use of a personal computer, combining text and graphics to produce high-quality documents, such as newsletters, flyers, brochures, etc.
Drag and Drop
A feature that allows a user to select text using a mouse or pointing device and quickly move (drag) it to a different location
Edit
To make changes by adding, deleting, or modifying text, graphics, or other items in a document
Find and Replace
A feature that scans a document, searches for occurrences of specific text, symbols or formatting, and allows a user to replace it with new text, symbols or formatting
Font
The size, style, and design of text
Footer
Text appearing at the bottom of each page, separate from the main body of text
Format
In word processing, to utilize features that enhance the appearance and overall layout of text, graphics and tables within a document
Graphics
Drawings, pictures, or other illustrations inserted in a document to either explain data or enhance the appearance of text on a page
Hard Return
A break in a line or a paragraph that is forced by the user when the return key is pressed, creating a new paragraph
Header
Text appearing at the top of each page, separate from the main body of text
Indent
To move text horizontally away from the left or right margin, setting it apart from surrounding text
Landscape Orientation
A page layout in which documents are printed across the length of a page, making the page wider than it is tall
Line Spacing
The amount of space between lines of text
Manual Page Break
A page break the end user forces into a document, creating a new page at a specific location; also known as a Hard Page Break
Margins
The white space surrounding the content of a page at the top, bottom, left and right sides, defining where a line of text begins and ends
Point Size
The measurement or size of a font (text); each point is approximately 1/72 of an inch
Portrait Orientation
A page layout in which documents are printed across the width of a page, making the page taller than it is wide
Print Preview
A feature that allows the user to view a document onscreen and make necessary formatting changes prior to printing it
Shading/Fill
The background color of a cell, table, or page
Sort
To arrange a list alphabetically (text) or numerically (numbers), in ascending or descending order
Spell Check
A feature used to automatically locate and correct spelling errors
Tab Stop
A formatting feature that allows the user to control where a line of text will be entered and how the text will be aligned so that when the tab key is pressed, the insertion point will move to that location
Table
A set of data arranged in a grid of rows and columns
Template
A feature that includes pre-made documents that allow the user to fill-in-the-blanks to create new documents, such as calendars, invoices, reports, resumes, etc.; enhances user's efficiency and creativity
Thesaurus
A feature that allows the user to view synonyms and antonyms and automatically replace words for enhanced writing
View
A feature that allows the user to view the current page of a document onscreen in different ways
Word Processing
The use of software applications to create, edit, format, print and save text-based documents such as letters, reports, and memos
Word Wrap
A feature that automatically moves text to the next line when the previous line is full without the user pressing the enter key; also called a soft return
Word/Text Art
Text created as a graphic image
Wrap Text
A feature that allows text to be included with pictures, shapes, or tables without covering or hiding under the image, giving the user control over how the text is positioned