Term Definition
Word Processing the production, storage, and manipulation of text on a computer or word processor
Double Spacing type or format with two spaces between lines
Default (Font & Font Size) the automatic size and style of the text (Calibri, 11)
Single Spacing one space between each line of text
Save/Save As used to save a document, or to rename or move it
Underline adds a line below text
Italicize slants text
Cut/Copy/Paste deletes text, copies selected text, pastes copied text
Word Wrap a feature that automatically moves a word that is too long to fit on a line to the beginning of the next line
New creates new document
Open opens a document
Increase Font increases the size of the font by one
Print/Print Preview prints a document and shows how the document will look when it is printed
Close closes out of a document
Decrease Font decreases the font size by one
Clipboard a temporary storage area for data that the user wants to copy from one place to another
Font the design or style of text
Font Size the size of the text
Font Color the color of the text
Change Case changes the case to uppercase, lowercase, toggle case, or sentence case
Highlight highlights selected text
Superscript a smaller text above the normal text
Subscript a smaller text below the normal text
Strikethrough puts a line through the text
Bold darkens the text
Bullets a small symbol, such as a solid circle, printed just before a line of type, such as an item in a list, to emphasize it
Numbering numbers a list
Sort/Ascending andDescending sorts the text alphabetically or numerically going either up or down.
Show/Hide shows all formatting marks in the document
Left Alignment aligns text on the left side of the document
Center Alignment aligns text in the center of the document
Justified aligns text on both the left and right side of the document
Right Alignment aligns text on the right side of the document
Shading shades the text
Borders adds a border around the text
Page Borders adds a border around the page
Find/Replace finds specific words or phrases in the text and replaces them with other words
Select selects text
Table/Columns/Rows a grid of cells that has any given number of columns and rows in it
Cover Page the front page of the document which usually contains some sort of design or information on it
Blank Page adds a blank page to the document
Page Break breaks the page
OnlinePictures/Word Art adds in a picture to the document, text that is customizable and acts like a picture
Shapes/SmartArt adds in a shape to the document, charts or graphs used to show information
Charts a sheet of information in the form of a table, graph, or diagram
Hyperlink a link from a hypertext file or document to another location or file, typically activated by clicking on a highlighted word or image on the screen
Headers/Footers the top and bottom of the document, usually containing information such as the page number or the name of the creator of the document
Page Numbers keeps track of how many pages there are in a document and numbers each one.
Text Box adds in a box of text to the document
Page Orientation determines if the page lays vertically or horizontally
Symbols a mark or character used as a conventional representation of an object, function, or process
Margins space at the top, bottom, left, and right sides of the page which does not contain text
Columns vertical lines that intersect with rows
Landscape when a page is laid out horizontally
Portrait when a page is laid out vertically
Envelopes a flat paper container with a sealable flap, used to enclose a letter or document
Watermark shaded text put behind other text.
Page Color the color of the page
Labels a small piece of paper, fabric, plastic, or similar material attached to an object and giving information about it
Selling/Grammar Check checks the spelling and grammar of the text in a document
Thesaurus used to find synonyms for words
Undo/Redo used to undo or redo an action
Zoom zooms into the document
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