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Chapter 2 Windows 7

Windows 7 terms from textbook
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Windows 7
It is the newest version of Microsoft Windows , which is the most popular and widely used operating system.
Shortcut Key
They way to perform a task using the keyboard is to, and you press one or more keyboard keys.
Restart Command
It closes open programs, shuts down Windows 7, and then restarts Windows 7 and displays the Welcome screen.
Recycle Bin
The location of files that have been deleted, appears on the desktop by default.
File
It is a named unit of storage.
Suite
It is a collection of individual programs available together as a unit.
Start Menu
It allows you to access programs, folders, and files on the computer and contains commands that allow you to start programs, store and search for documents, customize the computer, and obtain help about thousands of topics.
Menu
It is a list of related items, including folders, programs, and commands.
Command
On a menu performs a specific action, such as saving a file or obtaining help.
Document Window
You view a portion of a document on the screen through a document window.
Print Layout View
It shows the document on a mock sheet of paper in the document window.
Status Bar
It is located at the bottom of the document window above the Windows 7 taskbar, presents information about the document, the progress of current tasks, and the status of certain commands and keys.
RIBBON
It is the control center in Word and other Office programs.
Gallery
It is a set of choices, often graphical, arranged in a grid or in a list.
Mini Toolbar
It contains commands related to changing appearance of text in a document.
Path
It consists of a drive letter (preceded by a drive name when necessary) and colon, to identify the storage device, and one or more folder names.
Folder Windows
It is for finding, viewing, and managing information on their computer.
Address Bar
It provides quick navigation.
Refresh Button
It is on the right side of the address bar refreshes the contents of the right pane of the folder window.
Command Bar
It is used to accomplish various tasks on the computer related to organizing and managing the contents of the open window.
Library
It helps you manage multiple folders and files stored in various locations on a computer.
Navigating
It is the process of finding a location on a storage device.
Minimized Window
It is an open window hidden from view but can be displayed quickly by clicking the window's program button on the taskbar.
Screen Resolution
It indicates the number of pixels that the computer uses to display the letters, numbers, graphics, and background you see on the screen.