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distance learning
formalized education that typically takes place using a computer and the internet
Web pages
electronic documents stored on the Internet that people can access and explore using hyperlinks
hyperlinks
text or graphical elements embedded in the Web pages
Web sites
computers connected to the Internet that store collections of Web pages
file
collection of data that has a name and is stored on a computer
formats
the magnetic particles on the disk's surface are arranged so data can be stored on the disk
My Computer window
feature of Windows ZP that you use to view, organize, and access the programs, files, and drives on your computer
file system
the way files are organized on the disk
document window
a white area that will appear below the menu bar, toolbars, and ruler where you will add your text
insertion point
flashing vertical bar that indicates where the characters you type will appear
word wrap
automatically continues your text on the next line so that you don't have to press enter until you come to the end of a paragraph
backspace key
used to delete the character to the immediate left of the insertion point
delete key
used to delete the character to the immediate right of the insertion point
I-beam pointer
used to move the insertion point to wherever you want to type - moves freely around the screen as you move the mouse
block of text
one or more consecutive characters, words, sentences, or paragraphs
insert mode
when you type a new character, the characters to the right of the insertion point automatically move over to make room
filename
a name you give to a file to identify it - can be up to 255 characters in length
extention
a set of no more than three characters at the end of a filename(separated from the filename by a period) used toidentify and categorize the files by their file types
places bar
a list of important locations on your computer on the left of the Save As dialog box
(Icons in the Places Bar)
My Recent Documents
displays a list of recently opened files, folders, and objects
(Icons in the Places Bar)
Desktop
displays a list of files, folders, and objects on the Windows XP desktop
(Icons in the Places Bar)
My Documents
displays a list of files, folders, and objects in the My Documents folder
(Icons in the Places Bar)
My Computer
displays a list of files, folders, and objects in the My computer window
(Icons in the Places Bar)
My Network Places
displays a list of computers an dfolders available on the network
file's format
determines what type of information you can place in the document, the document's appearance, and what kind of programs can work with the document
print preview
shows your document exactly as it will appear when printed on paper - saves paper
(My Computer Window)
system tasks
click link to view system information, such as the capacity of your hard drive, dd or remove programs, or change a system setting
(My Computer Window)
other places
link to open the My Documents or Shared Documents folder or the Network Places or Control Panel Window
(My Computer Window)
control panel
click this link to view or change your computer settings
(My Computer Window)
details
lists more information about the folder or device, such as its size and the date it was created on
(My Computer Window)
Right Pane
shws the folders, drives, and devices on your computer
(My Computer Window)
Standard Buttons toolbar
contains buttons for performing common tasks, such as navigating your computer or changing the icon view
(My Computer Window)
Address Bar
shows the name and location of the current device or folder; you can enter a different location in the Address Bar to open a different folder or other object
(Viewing Styles)
tiles view
displays a large icon, title, file type, and file size for each file
(Viewing Styles)
icons view
provides a visible cue to the type of file
(Viewing Styles)
list view
provides icon and title for each file
(Viewing Styles)
details view
shows the file icon, filename, file size, program used to create the file, and the date the file was created or last modified
(Viewing Styles)
thumbnails view
displays a small preview image of the graphic and the title
(My Computer Window)
classic style
lets you interact with windows and files using techniques from earlier versions of the Windows operating system - double-click the file icon
(My Computer Window)
Web style
lets you work with windows and files in the same way you work with Web pages on the Internet - need to click icon only once to open
link
underlined text
directory
any location where you can store files on a computer
root directory/top-level directory
the main directory of a disk
subdirectories/folders
used to divide the directory when it becomes to long - easier to manage and organize
subfolder
a folder within a folder - generally related items
parent folder
folder that contains another folder
hierarchy
arrangement of directories - begins with your desktop and extends down to each subfolder
(Navigating Buttons)
back
returns you to the folder, drive, directory, or object you were most recently viewing - only active when you have viewed more than one window in the current session
(Navigating Buttons)
forward
reverses the effect of the Back Button
(Navigating Buttons)
up
moves you up one level in the hierarchy of directories, drives, folders, and other objects on your computer
moving a file
removes a file from its current location and places it in a new location you specify
copying a file
leaves the file in its current location and places a copy in the new location you specify
recycle bin
area on your hard drive that holds deleted files until you remove them permanently
Name 4 methods for moving and copying files
cut, copy, and paste
drag and drop
right-click, drag and drop
move to folder and copy to folder
formatting text
to change its appearance by using bold, italic, and different fonts, and by applying other features