CCB Terms for the Final

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  1. Cell (Excel)
    The cells in Excel are the boxes on the spreadsheets where you enter all of your information.
  2. Table (Word)
    A table is just data that is arranged into rows and columns.
  3. Tab (Excel)
    A tab in Excel is the button at the bottom of the screen that, when clicked, allows you to go to another worksheet or switch between worksheets.
  4. Worksheet (Excel)
    A worksheet is the primary document you use in Excel to store data.
  5. Formula (Excel)
    You use a formula in a cell to do mathematical operations within that cell, starts by using an (=) equal sign.
  6. Range (Excel)
    Two or more cells on a sheet (adjacent or non adjacent)
  7. Currency (Format)
    Currency is a format in Excel that allows you to view numbers as monetary values.
  8. ### (Excel)
    This symbol appears in a cell when the cell is too narrow to display the number.
  9. Label (Excel)
    A text entry used to identify a column of data.
  10. Function Key (Excel)
    • Function Keys in Excel allow you to do things with your keyboard instead of your mouse to increase your speed.
    • Ex: Pressing F5 displays the "Go To Dialog Box"
  11. Format
    • You format something, like a word document, to improve the appearance of it. 
    • Ex: Changing the font, alignment etc.
  12. Filtering (Excel)
    When you filter data in Excel it means that you set conditions on a spreadsheet so that only certain data is displayed.
  13. Sorting (Excel)
    Sorting is used to organize the data you have entered in a spreadsheet. It helps you rearrange data so that you can use it more effectively.
  14. Power Point
    A software program designed to create electronic presentations consisting of a series of separate pages or slides.
  15. Font
    A set of type characters of a particular typeface, design, and size.
  16. Normal View (PPT)
    Is the main working window in the power point presentation where the slide is shown in full size on the screen.
  17. Slide Layout (PPT)
    Slide layout is the arrangement of all items that make up your slide such as the title or the text boxes.
  18. Slide Show (PPT)
    A collection of pages arranged in sequence that contain text and images for presenting to an audience.
  19. Notes Page (PPT)
    Every slide in power point has an area at the bottom where you can write notes about the slide. These notes can't be seen in the actual presentation.
  20. Slide Master (PPT)
    The top slide that stores information about the theme and slide layouts in a power point presentation
  21. Word (Office)
    A program developed by microsoft that allows you to type up a document in different ways. For example: you can type essays into word in MLA format or write a letter
  22. Wizard
    On screen program that makes lengthy and complicated tasks for installing something easy and a step by step process.
  23. Template
    A file that serves as a stating point for a new document, spreadsheet, power point etc.
  24. Macro
    When you do the same actions in a program like Excel you can create a series of commands, a macro, to do the actions for you
  25. Highlight
    When you have more than one item in your spreadsheet, document etc. selected. In Excel highlighting cells allows you to perform a task on all cells selected instead of going through and performing the task one by one
  26. Margin
    The distance between the edge of a page to the objects that are on the page. It is also the distance between the words in text boxes from the text box itself
  27. Bulleted List
    Used to create lists om word, also to organize or add emphasis to headings and paragraphs
  28. Windows
    A computer operating system with a graphical user interface
  29. Operating System
    the software that supports a computer's basic functions. What helps the computer to operate
  30. Status Bar
    A horizontal bar at the bottom of the screen that tells you information about the document you're editing or the program that's running.
  31. Title Bar
    A bar on the top of a window that tells you the name and information about that program or file
  32. Ribbon
    The ribbon in Office 2007 replaces toolbars and menus to help you quickly find the commands to complete a task. The ribbon is located at the top of the screen and stretches across the screen
  33. Menu
    A list of commands or options. Menu became the ribbon in office 2007. Located at the top of the screen.
  34. Taskbar
    A bar at the edge of the page that allows quick access to a current or favorite application
  35. Clipboard
    A memory area where when you copy a picture or words are stored until you paste them somewhere else. The clipboard is wiped and forgets what you copied when you turn the computer off.
  36. Review
    The 7th tab from the left on the ribbon. Allows proof, track changes, add comments, compare and secure your documents
  37. Undo Button
    The undo button is located at the top of the screen above the menus, in the quick access toolbar, and it undoes any actions and goes back to the way it was before you did the action.
  38. Print Button
    You find the print button under the file menu and in the tab called "print". Printing something allows you to take the document, spreadsheet, presentation etc. and get it onto paper that you can physically turn in
  39. Academic Paper Alignment
    A specific way to type a paper onto Microsoft word. Example: MLA requires that you have one inch margins all around, must be double spaced, must be written in 12 size Times New Roman Font etc.
  40. Wavy Green Line
    Appears under a word or words that indicates a possible grammatical error in or around those words
  41. Wavy Blue Line
    Indicates possible instances of inconsistencies in formatting
  42. Wavy Red Line
    Indicates possible spelling errors
  43. Save/Save As
    Under the File Menu on the ribbon. Allows you to store a document spreadsheet, etc. into your computer to work on in the future or to print
  44. Multimedia Software
    Integration of multiple forms of media. Program that uses animations, sounds and text in it
  45. Desk Top
    Primary display screen on a computer. Where various icons are located, can be moved, accessed, or thrown away
  46. Web Browser
    Software application used to locate, retrieve, and display content on the World Wide Web
  47. Internet Search Engine
    Web sites or software that search the Internet for documents that contain a key word, phrase, or subject that's specified by the user
  48. ISP
    Stands for an Internet Service Provider. It's a company that provides internet access to the people who subscribe to them. Cox, AOL, Century Link
  49. Library
    A collection of files
  50. File
    The common storage unit in a computer
  51. Folder
    Folders provide a method for organizing files. Are also called Directories
  52. Wifi (Adapter)
    A facility allowing computers, smartphones, or other devices to connect to the Internet or communicate with one another wirelessly within a particular area
  53. Control Panel
    The Control Panel is a part of the Microsoft Windows graphical user interface which allows users to view and manipulate basic system settings and controls via applet
  54. Backup
    Copies everything verbatim on the hard drive onto an external storage medium, including the operating system, applications and data. If the drive fails, the computer can be restored to its former state.
  55. iPad/Tablet
    A tablet is a wireless touch screen personal computer that is smaller than a notebook but larger than a smartphone. Modern tablets are built with wireless Internet or local area networks and a variety of software applications.
  56. Email Attachment
    Is a computer file sent along with an email message.
  57. @
    Means at. Is in between your username and website portion of you email address
  58. Username
    The very beginning of your email address, appears before the @ sign
  59. Email Address
    Contains a username, @ sign, and website. Allows you to send attachments, photos, etc to others and receive them from other people. Mail system that uses the internet
  60. CC
    Stands for Carbon Copy. You use it in your emails so that you can send the email to additional people to the primary recipient.
  61. BCC
    Means blind carbon copy. Allows you to send an email to multiple people without those people seeing the other email addresses that you sent it to
  62. Virus
    Software used to infect a computer. The best way to avoid getting a virus through email is to never open an email from someone that you do not know
  63. Reply
    You click this button when you want to answer or respond to an email
  64. Reply All
    If you sent an email to multiple people and need to reply to all of them. The reply all button will send your response to every person who received the original email
  65. Email Etiquette and Fonts
    Certain rules or behavior that you should use when writing an email
  66. Publisher
    An entry-level desktop publishing application from Microsoft, differing from Microsoft Word in that the emphasis is placed on page layout and design rather than text composition and proofing
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CCB Terms for the Final
2014-08-26 03:09:10

These cards are the basic computer terms used in all Microsoft office products
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