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Microsoft Word 2007 Review (Ward/Wegner)

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Quick Access Toolbar
A small toolbar by default at the top of the Office Window to the right of the Office button, which provides quick access to frequently used tools. It can be customized to add other tools.
Office Button
The button displaying the Office logo in the upper-left of Office 2007 programs, which contains the basic open, save, and print commands of the Office program, along with a list of recent documents.
text box
An Object that can be added to a document to set off or emphasize a section of text. It can be readily positioned, colored and borders added for extra emphasis with a document.
word art
A gallery of predesigned text styles such as shadowed or mirrored text that can be included in a document.
ribbon
displays button for accessing office features and commands
insertion point
the flashing vertical line that indicates where the next action will occur
find and replace
used to replace text in your document by keying the word that you want to replace and the word that should replace it.
alignment
when paragraphs are lined up along a document's left or right margins.
bullet
symbols, shapes, or images such as dots, diamonds, or arrows placed in front of each item in a list to call attention to that item.
bulleted list
a list in which each item begins with a bullet.
font face
the unique design of a set of characters, such as Arial, Trebuchet, or Comic Sans
font style
refers to effects such as bold, italic, and underline.
formatting
the overall look of a document, including the individual characters, paragraph, and pages.
margin
measures the distance from the edge of the page to the text.
Microsoft Word 2007
a full-featured word processing program that allows the user to create professional looking documents and revise them easily
document
a printed or electronic medium people use to communicate with others
mouse pointer
becomes different shapes depending on the task you are performing in Word
Home Tab
the primary tab, which contains the more frequently used commands
spelling and grammar check
appears on the status bar with an animated pencil writing on paper that indicates that Word is checking for spelling and grammar errors
file
a saved document
file name
the name assigned to a file when it is saved
font size
specifies the size of characters based on the system called points
bold
the character displays somewhat thicker and darker
underlined
the text prints with an underscore below each character
italicized
text has a slanted appearance
line spacing
the amount of vertical space between lines of text in a paragraph
header
text and graphics that print at the top of each page in a document
footer
text and graphics that print at the bottom of every page
right-aligned
aligned at the right margin
default
A standard setting or mode of operation
tab stop
A setting that determines where the insertion point will stop when you press the Tab key.
centered
positioned horizontally between the left and right margins of the document
Ctl + S
to save a document
Ctl + P
to print a document
Ctl + C
Copy selected text to the clipboard
Ctl + V
Paste copied text into a document
Ctl + A
Select all text in the document
columns
text flows from the bottom of one column to the top of the next column.
clip art
Files such as pictures, sounds, and videos that you can insert in an Office document.
table
A grid composed of horizontal rows and vertical columns into which you can enter data.
column
A vertical series of cells in a table
row
A horizontal series of cells in a table
border
A line drawn around the edges of an element, such as a table or table cell. Borders can also be drawn around paragraphs and pages.
cell
The rectangular area at the intersection of a column and a row in a table, into which you enter data or graphics.
clipboard
A storage area shared by all Office programs where cut or copied items are stored.
select
To make an object, graphic, or text active, usually by clicking it with the mouse, so that it can be moved or modified.
help button
where you can look for additional answers and information
Insert Tab
secondary tab on the ribbon that allows you to change the margins, place clip art or word art, change page orientation, etc.
portrait
page layout that is vertical
landscape
page layout that is horizontal