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36 terms

Objective Test 1

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field
a category of data-such as a file name, a page number, or the current date-that can be inserted into a document.
font
a set of characters with the same design and shape
font style
bold, italic, or underline emphasis added to text
footer
reserved area for text, graphics, and fields that displays at the bottom of each page in a document
formatting mark
a character that displays on the screen, but does not print, indicating where the Enter key, the Spacebar, and the Tab key were preseed; also called nonprinting characters
header
reserved area for the text, graphics, and fields that displays at the top of each page in a document.
keyboard shortcut
a combination of keys on the keyboard, usually using the Ctrl key, the Shift key, or the Alt key, that provides a quick way to activate a command
Manual Page break
forces a page to end, and places subsequent text at the top of the next page
non printing character
a character that displays on the screen, but does not print, indicating where the Enter key, the Spacebar, and the Tab key were pressed; also called formatting marks.
Point (s)
measurement of the size of a font; each point is 1/72 of an inch.
text wrapping
The manner in which text displays around an object
word wrap
automatically moves text from the right edge of a paragraph to the beginning of the next line as necessary to fit within the margins.
bulleted lists
a list of items with each item introduced by a symbol such as a small circle or check mark
double spacing
the equivalent of a blank line of text displayed between each line of text in a paragraph
first line indent
the location of the beginning of the first line of a paragraph to the left edge of the remainder of the paragraph
hanging indent
the first line of a paragraph extends to the left of the rest of the paragraph
format painter
a command that copies formatting from one selection of text to another
horizontal alignment
the orientation of the left or right edges of the paragraph- for example, flush with the left or right margins
indent
the position of paragraph lines in relation to the page margins
justified
paragraph text is aligned flush with both the left margin and the right margin
line spacing
the vertical distance between lines of text in a paragraph
manual line break
moves the remainder of the paragraph following the insertion point to a new line while keeping the text in the same paragraph.
margin
the space between the text and the top, bottom, left and right edges of the paper when you print the document.
paragraph spacing
the vertical distance above and below each paragraph
single spacing
no extra space is added between lines of text in a paragraph.
anchor
a symbol to the left of a paragraph mark that indicates which paragraph the picture is associated with.
dot leader
a series of evenly spaced dots that precede a tab stop.
leader
a series of characters that form a solid, dashed, or dotted line that fills the space preceding a tab stop.
leader character
a character such as a dash or a dot that is repeated to fill the space preceding a tab stop.
nudge
the action of moving an object in small increments by using the directional arrow keys.
sizing handle
a small square or circle at the corner or side of a selected object that is dragged to increase or decrease the size of the object.
tab stop
a specific location on a line of text, marked on the Word ruler, to which you can move the insertion point by pressing the Tab key; used to align and indent text.
table
text or numbers displayed in a row and column format to make the information easier to read and understand
column break
an applied column end that forces the text following the break to the top of the next column but does not automatically create a new page
section
a portion of a document that can be formatted differently from the rest of the document.
section break
marks the end of one section and the beginning of another section.