Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account

Microsoft word

A full-featured word processing program that allows you to create professional- looking document and revise them easily


you view a portion of a document on the screen through this

print layout

default view, which shows the document on a mock sheet of paper in the document window

incursion point

blinking vertical bar that indicates where,text, graphics,and other items will be inserted

mouse pointer

becomes different shapes depending on the task you are performing and the pointers location on the screen

scroll bar

you use this to display different portions of a document in the document window

scroll box

reflects the location of the portion of the document that is displayed in the document window

status bar

located at the bottom of the document window above the Windows task bar, presents information about the document, the progress of current tasks, and the status of certain commands and keys


located near the top the Word window, is the control center in the Word

home tab

called the primary, contains the more frequently used commands

conceptual tab

word displays other table, when you preform certain tasks or work with objects such as pictures or tables


is a set of choices, often graphical, arranged in a grid or in a list

enhanced screen tip

is an on-screen that provides the name of the command, available keyboard shortcuts and a description of the command

dialogue box launcher

when clicked displays a dialog box or a task pane with additional options for the group

task pane

a window that can remain open and visible while you work in the document

mini toolbar

appears automatically based on tasks you perform, contains commands related to changing the appearance of text in a document

shortcut menu

appears when you right-click an object, is a list of frequently used commands that relate to the right-clicked object

quick access toolbar

provides easy access to frequently used commands

office button

central location for managing and sharing documents


a list of additional commands associated with the selected command

etip badge

if you prefer using the keyboard instead of the mouse, you can press the ALT key on the keyboard to display

formatting mark

sometimes called a nonprinting character; a character Word displays on the screen but is not visible on a printed document


Allows you to type words in a paragraph continually without pressing the ENTER key at the end of each line.

spelling and grammar check

is on the status bar display a blue check mark

red x

if there is an error, the icon shows

red wavy underline

Means the flagged text is not in Word's dictionary

green wavy underline

Indicates the text may be incorrect grammatically


saved document also known as this


encompass the text from the first character in a paragraph up to and including a paragraph mark

paragraph formatting

the process of changing the appearance of a paragraph

character formatting

The process of changing the way characters appear on the screen and in print.


or typeface, defines the appearance and shape of the letters, numbers, and special character


the default font

font size

is determined by a measurement system called points


named group of formatting characteristics, including font and font size


default style in the word


is a set of unified formats for fonts, colors and graphics

style set

consists of a group of frequently used styles formatted so they look pleasing when used together

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording