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  1. Background
    A color, design, image, or watermark that appears behind text in a document or on a graphical image.
  2. Bar tab
    Tab that inserts a vertical line at the location of a tab setting. Useful as a separator for text printed on the same line.
  3. Border
    A line that surrounds a paragraph, a page, a table, or an image in a document, or that surrounds a cell or range of cells in a worksheet.
  4. Brightness
    The ratio between lightness and darkness of an image.
  5. Bulleted list
    Itemizes and separates paragraph text to increase readability.
  6. Center tab
    Sets the middle point of the text you type; whatever you type will be centered on that tab setting.
  7. Change Case
    Feature that enables you to change capitalization of text to all capital letters, all lowercase letters, sentence case, or toggle case.
  8. Character spacing
    The horizontal space between characters.
  9. Character style
    Stores character formatting (font, size, and style) and affects only selected text.
  10. Column
    A format that sections a document into side-by-side vertical blocks in which the text flows down the first vertical block and then continues at the top of the next vertical block.
  11. Compress
    The process of reducing the file size of an object.
  12. Contrast
    The difference between the lightest and darkest areas of an image.
  13. Cropping (or to crop)
    The process of reducing an image size by eliminating unwanted portions of an image or other graphical object.
  14. Decimal tab
    Marks where numbers align on a decimal point as you type.
  15. First line indent
    Marks the location to indent only the first line in a paragraph.
  16. Font
    A complete set of characters—upper- and lowercase letters, numbers, punctuation marks, and special symbols with the same design that includes size, spacing, and shape.
  17. Foreground
    Appears in front of text or images in a document or on a graphical image.
  18. Hanging indent
    Aligns the first line of a paragraph at the left margin and indents the remaining lines.
  19. Hidden text
    Document text that does not appear onscreen.
  20. Highlighter
    Background color used to mark text that you want to stand out or locate easily.
  21. Horizontal alignment
    The placement of data or text between the left and right margins in a document, or cell margins in a spreadsheet.
  22. Kerning
    Automatically adjusts spacing between characters to achieve a more evenly spaced appearance.
  23. Leader character
    Typically dots or hyphens that connect two items, to draw the reader’s eye across the page.
  24. Left tab
    Sets the start position on the left so as you type, text moves to the right of the tab setting.
  25. Line spacing
    The vertical space between the lines in a paragraph and between paragraphs.
  26. Monospaced typeface
    Uses the same amount of horizontal space for every character.
  27. Multilevel list
    Extends a numbered list to several levels, and is updated automatically when topics are added or deleted.
  28. Nonbreaking hyphen
    Keeps text of a hyphenated word on both sides of the hyphen together, thus preventing the hyphenated word from becoming separated at the end of a line.
  29. Nonbreaking space
    A special character that keeps two or more words together.
  30. Numbered list
    Sequences and prioritizes the items in a list and is automatically updated to accommodate additions or deletions.
  31. OpenType
    A form of font designed for use on all platforms.
  32. Orphan
    The first line of a paragraph appearing by itself at the bottom of a page.
  33. Outline view
    Displays varying amount of detail; a structural view of the document or presentation that can be collapsed or expanded as necessary.
  34. Paragraph spacing
    The amount of space before or after a paragraph.
  35. Paragraph style
    Stores paragraph formatting such as alignment, line spacing, and indents, as well as the font, size, and style of the text in the paragraph.
  36. Picture Styles
    A gallery that contains preformatted options that can be applied to a graphical object.
  37. Position
    Raises or lowers text from the baseline without creating superscript or subscript size.
  38. Proportional typeface
    Allocates horizontal space to the character.
  39. Right tab
    Sets the start position on the right so as you type, text moves to the left of that tab setting and aligns on the right.
  40. Sans serif typeface
    A typeface that does not contain thin lines on characters.
  41. Scale (or to scale)
    Increases or decreases text or a graphic as a percentage of its original size.
  42. Serif typeface
    A typeface that contains a thin line or extension at the top and bottom of the primary strokes on characters.
  43. Shading
    A background color that appears behind text in a paragraph, a page, a table, or within a cell.
  44. Sizing handles
    The small circles and squares that appear around a selected object and enable you to adjust the height and width of an object.
  45. Style
    A set of formatting options you apply to characters or paragraphs.
  46. Tab
    A marker that specifies the position for aligning text in a document.
  47. Text wrapping style
    The way text wraps around an image.
  48. Type style
    The characteristic applied to a font, such as bold.
  49. Typeface
    A complete set of characters—upper- and lowercase letters, numbers, punctuation marks, and special symbols.
  50. Typography
    The arrangement and appearance of printed matter.
  51. Widow
    The last line of a paragraph appearing by itself at the top of a page.
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