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Unit 1 Vocab

Also called CTRL and executes commands with other keys Control Key
Capitalizes letters when locked down Caps Lock
Causes text to move automatically to a new line when the current line is full Word Wrap
Causes the insertion point to move to the left margin and down to the next line Return/Enter
Closes software or dialog boxes Escape Key
Inserts space between words and sentences Space Bar
Makes captial letters and certain symbols when used with keys Shift Key
Moves the insertion point to a preset position Tab Key
Number of standard words keyed in one minute Gross Words a Minute
Programs and routines that conrol the functioning of a computer Software
Removes the charater to the left of the insertion point Backspace
Removes the character to the right of the insertion point Delete Key
Special keys located at the top of the keyboard that are used alone or with CTRL, ALT and Shift keys to execute software commands Function Keys
Special keys that allow you to use the computer to perform certain functions Service Keys
The correct seating position taught when developing typing skills Keyboarding Posture
The keys where you place your fingers to begin typing Home Keys
The physical parts of a computer system Hardware
These keys move the insertion point in the direction indicated by the arrow on each key Arrow Keys
This key is also called ALT and is used to execute commands with other keys Alternate Keys
Created by: gmerritt



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