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Computer Literary Basics Chapter One-Lesson Seven

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bitmapped graphics
images created with a matrix of computer elements
cell
one intersection of a row and a column in a table
database
collection of related information organized for rapid search and retrieval
datasheet
database table that stores subject-based data; a primary object in a database.
field
in Access, a single piece of database information, such as a first name, a last name, or a telephone number; in Word, an indication of a location in which variable text or data can be inserted.
multimedia
use of text, graphics, audio, and video in some combination to create an effective means of communication and interaction
object
discrete item that provides a description of virtually anything known to a computer.
object linking and embedding (OLE)
technology developed by Microsoft that lets you create a document or object in one program and then link and/or embed that data into another program
presentation software
software that is used to create and edit information to present in an electronic slide show format.
primary key
unique identifier of each record in an Access table.
query
database object which enables you to locate multiple records matching a specified criteria.
record
group of related fields in a database, such as all the contact information for an individual.
spreadsheet
grid of rows and columns into which you enter text data (i.e., surnames, cities, states) and numerical data (i.e.,dates, currency, and percentages)
table
datasheet that stores subject-based data. It is a primary object an Access database.
text editor
basic word processing application
utility program
systems software that perform tasks related to managing the computer's resources, file management, diagnostics, and other specialized chores.
vector graphics
graphic that use points, lines, curves, and shapes based on mathematical equations to represent images.
word processing software
software used to prepare text documents such as letters, reports, flyers, brochures, and books.
workbook
where worksheets are stored; a workbook contains one or more worksheets
worksheets
spreadsheet in Excel, consisting of a grid of rows and columns containing numbers, text, and formulas.