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MS Lesson 1

Lesson 1 Vocabulary

Backstage View View that comes up when you hit the File tab. Contains commands for managing backstage view files, setting program options, and printing
Command is an instruction based on an action that you perform in Word by clicking a button or entering information into a command box.
Dialog Box displays additional options or information you can use to execute a command
Dialog Box Launcher a small arrow in the lower-right corner of the group—that you click to launch a dialog box
Drop-down Arrow Arrow that you click to reveal more information
Drop-Down List list that appears while a drop down arrow is clicked
File Tab Tab you click to go into backstage view
Group set of related tools on the ribbon
I-Beam When you place your cursor near it, the insertion point changes to a large “I,” which is called the I-beam.
Key Tip a single letter or number displayed as an icon below or next to a Ribbon tab, command, or a drop-down menu
Mini Toolbar Small bar that has the most recently used commands like save
Ribbon contains multiple commands on separate tabs
Screen Tip pop up box that gives screen tip a command's name when you point at its button on the ribbon
Shortcut Menu shortcut menu that appears when you right click an area or object
Tab labeled section of the ribbon that contains a group of related tools
Text Box Box displayed that you can type text in
Zoom Allows the user to make the screen appear bigger so it can be seen more easily
Quick Access Toolbar Customizable tool bar that contains a set of commands that are independent of the tab that are on the ribbon
Block Style overall paragraph formatting in a typewritten letter, usually a business letter or a letter of formal correspondence
Insertion Point point where the next characters typed from the keyboard will appear on the display screen
Menu Set of options that appear that all perform similar actions
Mixed punctuation requires a colon after the salutation and a comma after the closing
Nonprinting characters which are symbols for certain formatting commands, such as paragraphs ( ¶ ), indents and tabs ( → ), and spaces ( • ) between words.
Open punctuation requires no punctuation after the salutation or the closing
Preview enables you to view your document as it will appear when it is printed
Print The Print command is located on the File tab in Backstage. There you find the printing options, including printer properties and settings.
Repeat Repeat command repeats your last action
Save Clicking the Save button in the Quick Access Toolbar for the first time opens the Save As screen.
Save as You can save a document to your local drive, your flash drive, OneDrive, or any other portable device. After you select a save location, the Save As dialog box lets you select a file format.
Settings An option that enables users to set document properties.
Template Master document that has predefined page layout, fonts, margins, and styles and is used to create new documents that will share the same basic formatting.
Undo A command that allows users to cancel or undo their last command or action.
White Space A blank space in a document.
Word Wrap A tool that automatically wraps text to the next line as it reaches the right margin.
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