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Computer Literacy

Subjects : literacy, it-skills
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1. The horizontal placement of cell contents - for example: left - center - or right. (spreadsheet application)

2. Medium

3. The actual web page on the domain

4. Allows equipment to handle information that continuously changes

5. Magnetic tape drive capable of moving the tape through the tapes drive's read

6. Hypertext Markup Language. A standard of text markup conventions used for documents on the World Wide Web. Browsers interpret the codes to give the text structure and formatting (such as bold - blue - or italic).

7. The number keys on the right side of the keyboard that are laid out like the keys on an adding machine. In most cases - you can use these keys interchangeably with the number keys on the top row of the keyboard. Some programs use the numeric keypad a

8. Any character that is not considered a number or symbol

9. Turns computer on and off

10. Converts digital data into analog data - so it can be sent over phone lines. Changes analog into digital when receiving data.

11. Microsoft Office feature found in Microsoft Office 2002 (XP) - Office 2003 - and later versions that enables users to have quick access to common features - information - and commands.

12. Extra programs

13. The change from one thing to another

14. A box that allows a change of the format of text that affects the complete paragraph or is different from other paragraphs in a document.

15. Graphical User Interface. A system that simplifies selecting computer commands by enabling the user to point to symbols or illustrations (called icons) on the computer screen with a mouse.

16. A type of edging around a document

17. Alternatively referred to as the arithmetic mean - average is the sum of a series of numbers - divided by the total amount of numbers.

18. A circuit board that you can install in a slot inside the computer to expand the computer's memory or give it the means to communicate with a peripheral device.

19. A set of programs that - among other things - controls the way information is loaded into memory - the way the computer works with that information - the way information is stored on a disk - and the way the computer communicates with a printer and o

20. Viewing portion of a display

21. Provides access to begin programs - documents & access internet information

22. Where you advertise something

23. A menu where you can search for anything that you need

24. Internet Service Provider

25. The process of writing data to a storage medium such as a floppy diskette or a hard disk drive

26. A collection of icons - pictures - buttons and other useful image files along with sound and video files that can be embedded or inserted into web pages.

27. Another name for the hard disc that stores information information in a computer.

28. A column in a table

29. To workout a mathematical equation

30. A tool box that allows you to change the font of text

31. A FTP command used to upload a file to a remote computer.

32. A device - such as a keyboard - stylus and tablet - mouse - puck - or microphone - that allows input of information (letters - numbers - sound - video) to a computer.

33. A vertical or horizontal bar commonly located on the far right or bottom of a window that allows a user to move the window viewing area up - down - left - or right.

34. Paper cards that have hand punched holes that contains data

35. A context-related list of options that users can choose from.

36. This is simply a way to send a message from one computer to another.

37. Exploring the Internet.

38. Location of stored activities or events occurring to a computer or network

39. More than one or something that can be multiplied

40. World Wide Web - Group of internet servers linking computers around the world.

41. Devices used to store massive amounts of information so that it can be readily retrieved. Devices include RAIDs - CD-ROMs - DVDs

42. A design that defines the overall look of characters

43. Many computers that are connected like a web so you can see what other computer operators show you and you can show them things as well.

44. A collection of similar information stored in a file - such as a database of addresses. This information may be created and stored in a database management system (DBMS).

45. In general - the term query is commonly used to describe a question or request that is made by a user or another computer or device

46. Everything to the left except date - closing - written signature - typed name - senders address - comma

47. Something that can be accessed

48. Function performed to reverse the action of an earlier action

49. A software tool included with some word processors that provides synonyms for selected words on command

50. Everything to the Left alignment - semi-colon