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Unit C

Unit C: Formatting Text & Paragraphs Vocabulary

Font a receptacle in a church for the water used in baptism, typically a freestanding stone structure.
Font size The size of characters, measured in points.
point A point is 1/27 of an inch
Theme A related set of fonts, colors, styles, and effects that is applied to an entire document to give it a cohesive appearance.
Drop Cap is the first letter of a paragraph that's of a much bigger size than the rest that follow.
Bold Formatting applied to text to make it thicker and darker.
Italic Formatting applied to text to make the characters slant to the right.
format painter A feature used to copy the format settings applied to the selected text to other text you want to format the same way.
Quick styles A Quick Style is any style displayed in the Quick Style gallery. The Styles pane is your route to more style settings. You launch it by clicking the Styles dialog launcher.
Style A named collection of character and paragraph formats that are stored together and can be applied to text to format it quickly.
Left aligned Alignment in which the item is flush with the left margin.
Right align Alignment in which an item is flush with the right margin.
Justify to make (a line of type) a desired length by spacing the words and letters, especially so that full lines in a column have even margins both on the left and on the right.
Center Alignment in which an item is centered between the margin.
Tab stop A tab stop is a term used to describe the location the cursor stops after the tab key is pressed.
Indent The space between the edge of a line of text or a paragraph and the margin.
Indent marker A marker on the horizontal ruler that shows the indent settings for the active paragraph.
Bullet A small graphic symbol used to identify an item in a list.
Borders border can mean several things. One is a visual border in a document, sometimes a solid line, dotted or dashed line, or one made up of various objects, like flowers, baseballs, animals or virtually any other object.
Shading A background color or pattern that can be applied to text, tables, or graphics.
Clip art A collection of graphic images that can be inserted into the documents, presentations, web pages,spreadsheets, and other office files.
Clip organizer A library of art, pictures, sounds, video clips, and animations that all office applications share.
Clips a device, typically flexible or worked by a spring, for holding an object or objects together or in place.
Sizing handle . Alternatively referred to as a handle, drag handle, sizing grip, or resize corner, the sizing handle is a tool found in a Graphical User Interface (GUI) that allows users to resize an object.
Inline graphic Graphics images that are embedded within a text document.
Floating graphic Graphics can be inserted into a document "inline" rather than floating in the draw layer. When a graphic is inserted this way, it behaves in almost all respects like a text character.
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