Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate - Information Technology/Introduction to Word Processing
- 1 INTRODUCTION TO WORD PROCESSING
- 2 WORD PROCESSING PROCESSING LESSONS
- 3 INTRODUCTION
- 4 FILE PROCESSING
- 5 TEXT FUNDAMENTALS
- 6 INTRODUCTION TO MAILMERGE
- 7 MAIL MERGE USING A SPREADSHEET
- 8 MAIL MERGE WITH A MICROSOFT ACCESS DATABASE
- 9 MAIL MERGE WITH LABELS
- 10 MAIL MERGE WITH ENVELOPES
- 11 EXERCISES
- 12 Reference
INTRODUCTION TO WORD PROCESSING
- Clipboard: A temporary storage area for the last thing you cut or copied.
- Copy: Temporarily store text on the clipboard.
- Cut: Delete text from a page.
- Docked Toolbar: A toolbar positioned along the edge of the screen
- Document Map: A vertical plane along the left edge of the document window that displays an outline of the document's headings.
- Filename Extension: Three letters that follow a period after the filename; the extension identifies the file type, for example, the extension .doc identifies a file created using word.
- Floating Toolbar: a toolbar positioned in the middle of the screen.
- Footer: Text that appears at the bottom of every page in a document.
- Header: Text that appears at the top of every page in a document.
- Justify: The aligning of text either uniformly across a page, or to the left, right or center.
- Leader Character: A solid, dashed or dotted line that fills the space used by a tab character.
- Paste: Inserting information into a document from the clipboard.
- Read-Only: A document that is protected so that users can open it to read the contents but not make any changes or add any comments to it.
- Template: A ready-made format, complete with margins, fonts, headers, and footers, numbering, logos, or any other kind of formatting the designer wants to appear on each page.*
- Toggle: Turn something on or off; make something, such as a command or toolbar button, active or inactive.
- Toolbar: A series of buttons and menus in an application, which allows the user to perform functions quickly, using the mouse.
- Word contains a small number of prepared templates. If you go on to an advanced level, you can also create your own. For now, use the "general", "blank page" template.