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Word Processing-Formatting and Editing VOCAB

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AlignmentThe way multiple lines of text line up along the left, right, or both margins
Bullets and NumberingA word processing feature used to arrange items in a list with each item beginning with a bullet or number
Center AlignThe alignment of text between both margins, leaving a jagged left and right margin
ClipboardThe temporary storage location for text or graphics that have been cut or copied
CopyThe word processing feature that allows text or graphics to be copied to another location within a document
CursorThe on-screen blinking character that shows where the next character will appear
CutThe word processing feature that removes text or graphics from the current location in a document
Double SpaceWhen 1 blank line is left between lines of text; striking the Enter key 2 times
EditingThe process of updating a document to make changes, correct errors, and make it visually appealing
FontA specific design for a collection of letters, numbers, and symbols
FooterAllows you to type information below the bottom margin of each page of a document
FormattingThe way text appears, for example: bold, underline, all caps, with color
Function KeysAllow you to quickly access frequently used functions
Grammar CheckThe word processing feature that checks selected words in a document for grammatical errors
HeaderAllows you to type information above the top margin of each page of a document
Horizontal CenteringWhen text is centered between the left and right margins, commonly used when creating invitations, announcements, and title pages
JustifiedThe alignment of text along the left and right margin, leaving no jagged edges
LandscapeThe page orientation in which the width of the page is greater than the height
Left AlignThe alignment of text along the left margin, leaving a jagged right margin
Line SpacingThe spacing between lines of text within a document
MarginsThe blank space at the top, bottom, left, and right of a document where you cannot type
Menu BarProvides you with a menu of options to use when creating a document
Operational KeysAllow you to operate the computer without a mouse
PasteThe word processing feature that places text or graphics that have been cut or copied in a new location within a document
PortraitThe page orientation in which the height of the page is greater than the width
Quadruple SpaceWhen 3 blank lines are left between lines of text; striking the Enter key 4 times
Right AlignThe alignment of text along the right margin, leaving a jagged left margin
Scroll BarsAllow you to scroll throughout a document that is too long to fit on one screen
Single SpaceWhen no blank lines are left between lines of text; striking the Enter key 1 time
Spell CheckThe word processing feature that checks your document for incorrectly spelled words, similar to an electronic dictionary
ThesaurusThe word processing feature that allows you to find words with similar meanings (synonyms) for the text within a document
Title BarDisplays the filename of a document
Tool BarsProvide you with buttons that allow you to access frequently used commands
Triple SpaceWhen 2 blank lines are left between lines of text; striking the Enter key 3 times
Vertical CenteringWhen text is centered between the top and bottom margin, commonly used when creating invitations, announcements, and title pages
Word ProcessingApplication software that is used to create text documents such as letters, memos, and reports
Word WrapThe automatic wrapping of text from the end of one line to the beginning of the next line without having to press the Enter key


6-8 Business Teacher
West Alexander Middle School
Taylorsville, NC

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