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Word Lesson 1

Word Lesson 1- Understanding Word

Backstage View A screen that appears when you go to File in Microsoft word it also contains all the commands for managing the document.
Block Style A format style that has open/mixed punctuation, and is very common to business documents.
Command A command is a instruction based on what action you want to perform.
Dialog Box A dialog box is a screen that displays additional options that you can use to execute a command.
Dialog box launcher Is the small arrow in the lower right corner of your screen that brings up the dialog box.
Groups A group is a collection of commands that are used in word.
I-beam Is the point of insertion where your mouse cursor changes to a Large "I"
Insertion Point The blinking "I" in the upper left corner of your screen where you first start creating a document.
Menu A list of options associated with word.
Mixed punctuation Punctuation that requires a colon after salutation and a comma after the closing.
Non-printing characters Symbols for certain formatting commands.
Open punctuation Requires no punctuation after the salutation or the closing.
Preview Lets you see what your document will look like before you start printing.
Print To create a physical copy of your document from word or any other document editing service
Quick Access Toolbar Located above the Ribbon and contains commands that users access most often.
Repeat The repeat command repeats your last action.
Ribbon The Ribbon contains multiple commands on separate tabs.
Save The save button in the Quick access toolbar when is clicked for the first time opens the Save As screen.
Save As Save as brings up a file explorer screen that allows you to give the documents a name, and place it in a location of your choosing.
Settings General commands for a document.
Tabs Give easy access to specific commands on Word.
Template A master document with predefined page layout, fonts, margins, and styles that are used to create a new document.
Undo Lets you cancel or undo your last Word command or action.
White space The space between pages of the document.
Word Wrap Automatically warps text to the next line as it reaches the right margin.
Created by: JKDuggins



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