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V-PPT L01 Basics


Command A button, list, or other clickable option on the Ribbon
Backstage view The view that opens when you click the fine tab, containing commands for managing files, setting program options, and printing
Dialog box A box that prompts the user for additional information when executing a command.
Dialog box launcher In some command groups on the Ribbon, a small icon that opens a dialog box related to that group
Drop-down arrow A small, downward-pointing arrow next to some tools on the ribbon
Drop-down list A list that appears once a drop-down arrow is clicked, allowing you to choose from available options
File tab The tab on the ribbon that opens the backstage view
Group A set of related tools on the Ribbon
I-beam pointer The mouse pointer when over a text box or editable text area, appearing as a curly capital I. If you click when the I-beam pointer is displayed , the intersection point moves to that spot
Key tip A letter number that appears next to an onscreen tool when the Alt key is pressed; keying that letter or number activates the associated tool
Mini toolbar A small toolbar that appears when the mouse pointer is placed on a selected object; provides commands for working with the text
Normal view PowerPoint's default view, suited for editing individual slides; includes the Slide pane, Notes pane, and Slides/Outline pane.
Notes page view A view displays a single slide and its associated notes
Placeholder On a slide, a box that holds a specific type of content, such as text
Quick Access Toolbar Toolbar at the upper left corner of the PowerPoint window that provides easy access to tools you use frequently, such as save and undo
Reading view A view like Slide Show view that allows the user to preview a presentation on the screen except it's in a window rather than filling the entire screen
Ribbon A strip of icons that appears across the top of the PowerPoint window; divided into tabs, each of which contains groups of related tools
Screen tip A pop-up box that gives a command's name when you point at its button on the ribbon
Shortcut menu A menu that appears when you right click an area or object
Slide show view A view that allows the user to preview a presentation on the screen as it will appear to the audience
Slide sorter view A view that displays all of a presentation's slides in a single window; suited for reorganizing slides
Tab A labeled section of the Ribbon; contains a group of related tools
Text box A container that holds text on a slide
Views The way in which presentation content can be displayed onscreen, such as normal view, Slide sorter view, or Slide show view
Zoom The amount of magnification used to show content onscreen; the higher the zoom, the larger the content
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