Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

DC1-3

Chapter 3 - Application Software

DefinitionTerm
Software that helps companies record and report their financial transactions. accounting software
Program designed to make users more productive and/or assist them with personal tasks. application software
Application software that allows a user to modify audio clips, produce studio-quality soundtracks, and add audio to video clips. audio editing software
Chart that displays bars of various lengths to show the relationship of data. See also column chart. bar chart
Software needed by blogger to create/maintain a blog. blog software
Short for blog software. Software needed by blogger to create/maintain a blog. blogware
Application software that assists people in becoming more effective and efficient while performing their daily business activities. business software
Graphical element that is activated to cause a specific action to occur. button
Intersection of a column and a row in a worksheet. cell
Spreadsheet software feature that depicts data in a graphical form. charting
The act of moving the mouse pointer to a button and then pressing and releasing a button on the mouse (usually the left mouse button). click
Collection of electronic drawings, photos, and other images. clip art
A collection of clip art and photos included with application software. clip art/image gallery
Temporary storage location for document content that is used in cutting and pasting or copying and pasting operations. clipboard
Standard set of colors used by designers and printers to ensure that colors will print exactly as specified. color library
Chart that displays bars of various lengths to show the relationship of data. See also bar chart. column chart
Instruction on a menu that causes a program to perform a specific action. command
Sophisticated type of application software that assists a professional user in creating engineering, architectural, and scientific designs. computer-aided design (CAD) software
Type of education in which students learn by using and completing exercises with instructional software. Also called computer-aided instruction (CAI). computer-based training (CBT)
To enter text or numbers, insert images, and perform other tasks with a document using an input device such as a keyboard, mouse, or digital pen. create
Software that performs functions specific to a business or industry, developed by a user or at a user’s request. custom software
Collection of data organized in a manner that allows access, retrieval, and use of that data. database
Application software used to create, access, and manage a database; add, change, and delete data in the database; sort and retrieve data from the database; and create forms and reports using the data in the database. database software
On-screen work area that has a graphical user interface. desktop
Application software used by professional designers to create sophisticated documents that can contain text, graphics, and many colors. desktop publishing (DTP) software
Special window that provides information, presents available options, or requests a response. dialog box
Delivery of education at one location while the learning takes place at other locations. distance learning (DL)
Application software that provides a means for sharing, distributing, and searching through documents by converting them into a format that can be viewed by any user. document management software
Filing state and federal tax returns online. e-filing
Short for electronic learning; delivery of education via some electronic method such as the Internet, networks, or optical discs. e-learning
To make changes to the existing content of a document. edit
Application software that teaches a particular skill. educational software
Application software, such as interactive games, videos, and other programs designed to support a hobby or provide amusement and enjoyment. entertainment software
Each column in a database that contains a specific category of data within a record. field
Named collection of stored data, instructions, or information. file
Unique combination of letters of the alphabet, numbers, or other characters that identifies a file. file name
Audio editing software feature designed to enhance audio quality. filters
Name assigned to a specific design of characters. font
Size of the characters in a particular font. font size
Font design, such as bold, italic, and underline, that can add emphasis to a font. font style
Text that appears at the bottom of each page of a document. footer
To change a document’s appearance. format
Expression used to perform calculations on the data in a worksheet and display the resulting value in a cell. formula
Copyrighted software provided at no cost to a user by an individual or a company that retains all rights to the software. freeware
Predefined worksheet formula that performs common calculations. function
Text that appears at the top of each page of a document. header
Application software that assists users with the design, remodeling, or improvement of a home, deck, or landscape. home design/landscaping software
Small image displayed on a computer screen that represents a program, a document, or some other object. icon
Application software that allows users to draw pictures, shapes, and other graphical images with various on-screen tools. See also paint software. illustration software
Application software that provides the capabilities of paint software and also includes the capability to enhance and modify existing images and pictures. image editing software
Process of combining multiple images into a larger image. image stitching
To bring graphics into a document. import
Text entered in a worksheet cell that identifies the worksheet data and helps organize the worksheet. label
Application software that assists in the preparation of legal documents and provides legal information to individuals, families, and small businesses. legal software
Chart that shows a trend during a period of time, as indicated by a rising or falling line. line chart
Copied from a computer’s hard disk into memory. loaded
Sequence of keystrokes and instructions that a user records and saves. macro
Short for malicious software; programs that act without a user’s knowledge and deliberately alter a computer’s operations. malware
The portion of a page outside the main body of text, including the top, the bottom, and both sides of the paper. margins
Item on the computer screen that contains a list of commands from which a user can make selections. menu
Software that allows users to combine text, graphics, audio, video, and animation in an interactive application and that often is used for computer-based training and Web-based presentations. multimedia authoring software
Application software that enables users to enter typed text, handwritten comments, drawings, or sketches anywhere on a page. note taking software
Online connection to a bank’s computer to access account balances, pay bills, and copy monthly transactions to a user’s computer. online banking
Electronic equivalent of a user manual that usually is integrated in a program. online Help
Software provided for use, modification, and redistribution. open source software
Mass-produced, copyrighted retail software that meets the needs of a wide variety of users, not just a single user or company. packaged software
Process of arranging text and graphics in a document on a page-by-page basis. page layout
Application software that allows users to draw pictures, shapes, and other graphical images with various on-screen tools. See also illustration software. paint software
Process of transferring an item from a clipboard to a specific location in a document. pasting
Portable Document Format. A popular file format used by document management software to save converted documents. PDF
Application software that helps home and small office/ home office users create newsletters, brochures, advertisements, postcards, greeting cards, letterhead, business cards, banners, calendars, logos, and Web pages personal DTP (desktop publishing) software
Simplified accounting program that helps home users or small office/home office users manage finances. personal finance software
Application software that includes features to help users organize personal information. personal information manager (PIM)
Application software that provides an easy-to-use interface, usually with more simplified capabilities that allows users to draw pictures, shapes, and other images. personal paint/image editing software
Application software that allows users to edit digital photos by removing red-eye, erasing blemishes, restoring aged photos, adding special effects, enhancing image quality, or creating electronic photo albums. personal photo editing software
Application software that allows users to view, organize, sort, catalog, print, and share digital photos. photo management software
Chart that is displayed in the shape of a round pie cut into slices to show the relationship of parts to a whole. pie chart
Measure of font size, equal to about 1/72 of an inch in height. point
Small symbol displayed on a computer screen whose location and shape changes as a user interacts with a mouse or other pointing device. pointer
Application software that allows a user to create visual aids for presentations to communicate ideas, messages, and other information to a group. presentation software
Placing the copy of a document on paper or some other medium. print
Technique that some software manufacturers use to ensure that software is not installed on more computers than legally licensed. product activation
Type of image editing software that allows photographers, videographers, engineers, scientists, and other high-volume digital photo users to edit and customize digital photos. professional photo editing software
Application software that allows a user to plan, schedule, track, and analyze the events, resources, and costs of a project. project management software
Free software that has been donated for public use and has no copyright restrictions. public-domain software
Request for specific data from a database. query
Each row in a database that contains data about a given person, product, object, or event. record
Application software that provides valuable and thorough information for all individuals. reference software
Font that does not have the short decorative lines at the upper and lower ends of the characters. sans serif font
To transfer a document from a computer’s memory to a storage medium. save
Process of moving different portions of a document on the computer’s screen into view. scrolling
Font that has short decorative lines at the upper and lower edges of the characters. serif font
Copyrighted software that is distributed at no cost for a trial period. shareware
Display of a presentation on a large monitor or a projection screen. slide show
Word processing screen element that appears when you perform a certain action. smart tags
Collection of individual programs available together as a unit. software suite
Feature in some application software that reviews the spelling of individual words, sections of a document, or the entire document. spelling checker
Application software that allows a user to organize data in rows and columns and to perform calculations on the data. spreadsheet software
Software that serves as the interface between the user, the application software, and the computer's hardware. system software
Application software that is used to guide individuals, families, or small businesses through the process of filing federal taxes. tax preparation software
Document that contains the formatting necessary for a specific document type. template
Horizontal space, located at the top of a window, that contains the window’s name. title bar
Application software that enables users to view maps, determine route directions, and locate points of interest. travel and mapping software
Number contained in a worksheet cell that can be used in a calculation. value
Application software that allows a user to modify a segment of video, called a clip. video editing software
Web-based training; computer-based training that uses Internet technology and consists of application software on the Web. WBT
Web site that allows users to access and interact with software from any computer or device that is connected to the Internet. Web app
Web site that allows users to access and interact with software through a Web browser on any computer or device that is connected to the Internet. See also Web app. Web application
Software used to create Web pages that include graphical images, video, audio, animation, and other special effects with interactive content. Web page authoring software
Help located on Web sites that provides updates and comprehensive resources to respond to technical issues about software. Web-based Help
Computer-based training that uses Internet technology and consists of application software on the Web. Web-based training
Spreadsheet software feature that allows a user to change certain values in a spreadsheet to reveal the effects of those changes. what-if analysis
Rectangular area of a computer screen that displays data or information. window
One of the more widely used types of application software; allows a user to create and manipulate documents containing mostly text and sometimes graphics. See also word processor. word processing software
One of the more widely used types of application software; allows a user to create and manipulate documents containing mostly text and sometimes graphics. See also word processing software. word processor
Feature of word processing software that allows users to type words in a paragraph continually without pressing the ENTER key at the end of each line. wordwrap
Rows and columns used to organize data in a spreadsheet. worksheet
Created by: sheidkamp