unit E Vocabulary Words

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MS office suite

programs that you can use to produce a wide variety of documents, including letters, budgets,
mailing lists, presentations, and Web pages.

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MS Office Web Apps

which is a set of scaled-down versions of Microsoft Office programs that
run over the Internet.

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Word Processing Program

you can use to create text documents, such as let-
ters, memos, newsletters, and reports.

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Spreadsheet Program

you can use to manipulate, analyze, and chart quantitative data. Excel is often used to calculate financial information.

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Presentation Graphics Program

you can use to develop materials for presentations, including slide shows, computer-based presentations, speaker’s notes, and audience hand-
outs.

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Launch

To get started using Microsoft Office, you need to open, or launch, the Office program you want to use.

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User Interface

is the collection of buttons and tools you use to interact with a software program.

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Menu Bar

appears at the top of the screen and includes the names of all the Word menus.

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Title Bar

is at the top of the program window

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Standrad Toolbar

located directly below the title bar, contains buttons that perform the most
common tasks in a program, such as creating a new blank document; creating a new document from a template; and opening, saving, and printing a document.

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Icon

Buttons on the Standard toolbar are often easier to remember than their menu counterparts because they display a picture called an icon that depicts the function that will be executed.

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Ribbon

s the band directly below the Standard toolbar. It contains commands in the form of buttons, lists, galleries, and text boxes.

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Command

If Office needs more information in order to carry out a particular command from a menu, it displays a dialog box that presents options you select to complete the task.

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Tabs

Across the top of the ribbon are several tabs, each of which contains a different set of commands for completing a particular type of task.

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Home Tab

At the moment, the Home tab is active, so it appears in front of the other tabs. The Home tab contains commands for performing the most frequently used commands for creating a document.

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Document Window

is the work area within the Word program window.

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Insert ionPoint

is a small flashing vertical line in the document window that indicates where text will be inserted when you type.

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Status bar

t the bottom of the screen displays key information, such as the current view, current
section, current page, total number of pages, number of words in the document, and spelling and gram-
mar status.

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View Buttons

In Word, you can choose among six view buttons on the status bar and an additional view is available as an option on the View menu.

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Zoom Slider

ocated at the far right of the status bar, to set the magnification level of your document.

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Draft View

Create and edit text in a simplified layout.

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Outline View

Create an outline with multiple levels.

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Publishing Layout View

Create newsletters, brochures, and more, using desktop publishing tools.

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Print Layout View

Create a document as it will appear on the printed page; the default view in Word.

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Notebook Layout View

Take notes, flag items, and record audio notes in a specialized notebook document.

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Full Screen View

Maximize the space while working in a reading or authoring mode.

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Web Layout

See how your document will appear when uploaded to the Web (available from View menu).

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Compatibility Report

Enables you to check compatibility issues with other versions of Office, including both Mac and Windows versions.

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File

To keep a document permanently so that you can access it later, you must save it as a file (an electronic collection of data).

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Filename

When you save a file, you choose a filename, which is a unique name for a file, so
that you can identify it later; you also specify a location, such as a folder on your computer’s hard drive,
on a removable flash drive, or on a drive located on a network or on the Internet.

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File Extension

When you save a file, the program automatically assigns it a file extension to identify the program that created

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Cloud Computing

Using cloud computing (work done in a virtual environment), you can take advantage of Web programs called Microsoft Office Web Apps, which are simplified versions of the programs found in the Microsoft Office suite.

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Template

is a special file that contains predesigned formatting, text, and other tools for creating business documents, such as letters, invoices, and business presentations.

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Template Gallery

The Template Gallery stores the templates for each program and opens by default when you open the program.

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Context Sensitive

in that it displays topics and instructions geared to the task you’re performing. For example, if you point to a but-
ton on the Standard toolbar, a Help Tag displays a description of what the button does.Your Mac is unique in that closing a window does not close the program.