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The way multiple lines of text line up along the left margin, the right margin, or both margins.
A special notation at the end of a letter that indicates that an item(s) is included with the letter.
Attachment/Enclosure notation
The main text of a personal letter, business letter, memo, email, or report.
A letter style in which all the text is aligned at the left margin.
Block Style Letter
A word processing feature used to arrange items in a list with each item beginning with a bullet or a number.
Bullets and Numbering
An alignment feature that centers text between margins.
Center Justification
The farewell of a business letter that is keyed a double space (DS) below the last line of the body.
Complimentary close
Use lowercase (c ) by the name of the person(s) to receive a copy. Place the copy notation a double space below the last line of the enclosure notation or the reference line if there is no enclosure.
Copy Notation
An on-screen blinking character that shows where the next character will appear.
Pressing the enter key twice (2) leaving one blank line. This can also refer to line spacing using the word processing feature to leave one blank line between each line of text.
Double space
The symbol used to indicate material omitted from a quotation. An ellipsis is three periods, each preceded and followed by a space. ( . . . )
Includes the same information as the memo heading (To:, From:, Date:, and Subject:)
Email heading
The alignment of text along the left margin, leaving a ragged right margin.
Flush left/Align left/Left aligned
Aligning text along the right margin, leaving a ragged left margin.
Flush right/Align right/Right aligned
One complete collection of letters, punctuation marks, numbers, and special characters with a consistent and identifiable typeface, weight, posture, and type size.
The formatting of a document includes margins, the font and alignment used for text, headers, footers, page numbering, and the way that numbers are displayed.
A temporary left margin that indents all lines but the first line of the text.
Hanging Indent
The address of the receiver of the letter.
Inside/letter address
The alignment of multiple lines of text along the left margin, the right margin, or both margins. The term justification often is used to refer to full justification, or the alignment of text along both margins.
Justification/Justified/Full justified
A page layout in which text and/or graphics are printed across the long edge of the page (same as landscape orientation).
Stationary used by a business that contains information such as the business name, address, logo, web site, and telephone number.
A written message used by employees within an organization to communicate with one another.
Includes the information required for sending the memo (To:, From:, Date:, and Subject:)
Memo heading
The originator of the message and is keyed a quadruple space below the complimentary close.
Name of the writer/Signature Block
The vertical or horizontal setup of the printed page (landscape or portrait).
A letter written by an individual to deal with business of a personal nature.
Personal business letter
The default printing orientation for a page of text in which the height of the page is greater than the width (same as portrait orientation).
Pressing the enter key four (4) times leaving three blank lines.
Quadruple space
The lowercase initials of the keyboard operator and is keyed at the left margin, a double space below the writer’s name.
Reference initials
A list of all references used in a report. This allows the writer to give credit to the author of the material used in the report.
Reference list/Works cited/Bibliography
The address of the sender of the letter and consists of a line for the street address and one for the city, state, and ZIP code.
Return address
The greeting of a letter that is keyed a double space below the letter address.
Pressing the enter key one (1) time leaving no blank lines.
Single space
A program, often a feature of word processing programs, that checks for the correct spelling of words in a document by comparing each word against a file of correctly spelled words.
Spell checker
An arrangement of data (words and/or numbers) in rows and columns.
References used to give credit for quoted or paraphrased material and are keyed in parentheses in the report body.
Textual citations
A program, often a feature of word processing programs, that checks selected words in a document for others words of similar meaning.
Pressing the enter key three (3) times leaving two blank lines.
Triple space
Short reports that are prepared without binders or covers.
Unbound report
Using the computer to create, edit, proofread, format, and print documents.
Word processing
A feature that causes the word processor to force all text to fit within the defined margins. When you fill one line with text, the word processor automatically jumps to the next line so that you are not required to keep track of line lengths and to press the Return key after each line.
Word wrap