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Unit C

Unit C: Formatting Text & Paragraphs Vocabulary

Font A Font is a complete set of characters with the same typeface or design.
Font size Another way to change the appearance of text is to increase or decrease.
Point A point is 1/72 of an inch.
Theme A theme is a related set of fonts, colors, styles, and effects that is applied to an entire document to give it a cohesive appearance.
Drop cap A drop cap is a large initial capital letter, often used to set off the first paragraph of an article.
Bold For example, you can use the buttons in the front group to make text darker by applying bold.
Italic To make text slanted by applying italic.
Format painter The Format Painter is a powerful Word feature that allows you to copy all the format settings applied to selected text to other text that you want to format the same way.
Quick style To make it even easier, Word includes sets of styles, called Quick Styles, that are designed to be used together in a document to make it attractive and readable.
Style A Style is a set of formats, such as font, font size, and paragraph alignment, that are named and stored together.
Left aligned By default, text is left-aligned, which means it is flush with the margin and has a ragged right edge.
Right aligned Using the alignment buttons in the Paragraph group, you can right-align a paragraph - make it rush with the right margin.
Justify You can also justify a paragraph so that both the left and right edges of the paragraph are flush with the left and right margins.
Center Center a paragraph so that it is positioned evenly between the left and right margins.
Tab stop A tab stop is a point on the horizontal ruler that indicates the location at which to align text.
Indent When you indent a paragraph, you move its edge in from the left or right margin.
Indent markers The indent markers on the horizontal ruler indicate the indent settings for the paragraph in which the insertion point is located.
Bullet A bullet is a character, often a small circle, that appears before the items in a list to add emphasis.
Borders Borders are lines you add above, below, to the side, or around words or paragraphs.
Shading Shading is a color or pattern you apply behind words or paragraphs to make them stand out on a page.
Clip art Clip art is a collection of graphic images that you can insert into a document.
Clip Organizer A library of art, pictures, sounds, video clips and animation that all Office applications share.
Clips A media file, such as a graphic, photograph, sound, movie, or animation , that can be inserted into a document.
Sizing handles The small circles and squares that appear around a selected object, such as graphic, chart, or control.
Inline graphic A graphic that is part of a line of text.
Floating graphic A graphic to which text wrapping has been applied, making the graphic independent of the text and able to be moved anywhere on a page.
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