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KB Unit 1 Voc

Keyboarding Unit 1 Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Home Keys The keys on which you place your fingers to begin typing; They are A S D F for the left hand and J K L ; for the right hand.
Space Bar The key used to place a space in between words
Enter Key used to return the insertion point to the left margin and move it down one line.
Margin Blank space between the edge of the paper and print.
Single Space To tap the Enter key once to move the insertion point down one line.
Double Space To tap the Enter key twice to move the insertion point down two lines.
Standard Word In Keyboarding, five characters (letters, numbers, symbols and or spaces)
Gross Words a Minute The number of standard words keyed in one minute.
Caps Lock Key used to create a series of capital letters
Backspace Key used to delete characters to the left of the insertion point.
Delete Key used to delete characters to the right of the insertion point
Tab Key used to move the insertion point to a specific location on the line.
Arrow Keys Moves the insertion point in the direction indicated by the arrow on each key.
Function Keys Special keys located at the top of the keyboard (F1, F2, F3, etc.) that are used alone or with Ctrl, Alt, and Shift keys to execute software commands.
Hardware The physical parts of a computer system such as the monitor, keyboard, and the hard drive.
Keyboarding Posture The correct seating position taught when developing typing skills.
Service Keys Special keys that allow you to use the computer to perform specific functions (Ctrl, Alt, Shift).
Shift Key Makes capital letters and certain symbols when used with those keys.
Word Wrap Causes text to move automatically to a new line when the current line is full.
Created by: ashoup
 

 



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