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Computer Graphics Words

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Browser
Translates and displays Web Page on a computer.
Cropping
To remove data from one or more sides of an image.
Merging
To add images from other sources.
Magic
To select all the colors in an area that are alike.
Adding Text
To add words.
Storyboard
a still representation of each screen.
Resolution
the density of pixels in an image.
Descender
The part of a character that extends below the baseline.
X-Height
The distance between the meanline and the baseline.
Ascender
The part of the character that extends above the baseline.
Bowl
An open or closed circular line that creates a closed space.
Shoulder
The curve at the beginning of a leg of a character.
Baseline
The invisible line where characters sit.
Password
A secret series of characters that enables a user to access a file, computer, or program.
Unauthorized Access
Gaining access to a network or a computer without proper approval.
Malware
Various types of software than can cause problems or damage your computer, such as virus, worm, back door, or Trojan horse.
Email Spoofing
The act of forging the header information on an email so that it appears to have originated from somewhere other than its true source; similar to phishing.
Back Door
An undocumented way to get access to a computer system or the data it contains.
Denial of Service Attack
A type of attack on a network that is designed to bring the network down by flooding it with useless traffic.
Quarantine
To move an infected file, such as a virus, into an area where it cannot cause more harm.
Virus Signature
A unique string of bits, or the binary pattern, of a virus; like the fingerprint of a virus.
Antivirus Software
A type of application you install to protect your system from viruses, worms, and other malicious code.
Cybercrime
A crime committed on a computer network, especially the Internet.
Brand
Intended to make you remember a brand, rather than a specific product.
Informative
Teaches you about the products benefits.
Comparative
Compares benefits or qualities of two or more similar products.
Defensive
The losing product in a comparison ad may respond with this type of advertisement.
Persuasive
Shows happy people using the product.
Bandwidth
The information-carrying capacity of the wires and channels that connect everyone in cyberspace.
Place
The means of getting the product into the consumer's hand.
Price
This is what's exchanged for the product.
Product
What you are going to make and sell.
Service
Intangible items that have monetary value and satisfy your needs and wants
Target market
The group that is identified for a specific marketing program/product.
Utility
Attributes of a product or service that make it capable of satisfying consumers' wants and needs.
Freeware
Any program offered free of charge.
BMP (Bitmap Image)
The oldest type of bitmap image; large file size, but works well in Windows operating system
TIFF or TIF
Most scanners produce this type of image format; the quality is great, but the file size is usually huge.
GIF
Stands for Graphics Interchange Format; produces a small file size, but the quality isn't great.
JPG or JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)
Most common type of bitmap image; the format we save our Photoshop projects in.
PNG
This type of image format is rarely used because its not compatible with most Internet browsers.