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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