C-computer language developed by Bell Laboratories
Coaxial Cable-cable used to transmit a signal
COBOL-Common Business Oriented Language
Communications-The transferring of information
Computers-Devices used to calculate data
Conditionals-Operations executed on certain conditions
Database-A collection of information
Drawing-Creating graphics with a computer
DVD-Digital Video Disk
E-mail-Transfer of information through a mail server
Embedded chart-Graphic chart created through Excel
Excel-Spreadsheet application included in Microsoft Office Suite
Executable File-File created to be run by an end-user
Frontpage-Office 2000 application that creates web pages
Fields-Categories of data that make up records
Folder-A place where other files or folders are stored on a disk
Formula-Equation that calculates a new value from values
currently on a worksheet
Graphics-Pictures that help illustrate the meaning of the text or
that make the page more attractive or functional.
Grouping-Organizing records into parts or groups based on the
contents of a field.
Handles-Little squares that appear at the edges of the graphic
that allow you to manipulate the selected object..
Home Page-First page that appears when you start your browse
Hyperlinks-Links that allow user to jump from page to page
within your website or jump to another Web.
Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)-The language or format
for creating Web pages.
Icon-Small pictures that represent an item or object, that also
remind you of each button's functions.
Image handles-Small boxes that appear around an object
when it is selected. You can drag the handles to resize the object.
Integrated software package-Computer program that combines
common tools into one program.
Internet-Vast network of computers linked to one another.
Internet Explorer-Browser for navigating the Web.
Intranet-A company's private Web.
Java-A programming language.
Kill-Statement used to delete a files in Visual Basic Programming.
Line Input #-Statement used to real a line of text from a
sequential access file.
Linking-Placing a copy of an object or data in a
destination file that will update when changes are made
to the source file.
Link-Colored, underlined text that "jumps" to s document
containing additional information when clicked.
Macro-Collection of one or more actions that Access can
perform on a database.
Menu-List of options from which to choose.
Menu bar-A row of titles located at the top of the screen,
each of which represents a separate pull-down menu.
Merge fields-Fields in a main document where you want
to print the information from data source.
My Computer-Program to help you organize and manage
Navigation bars-Buttons on the Web page that allow users to
jump from page to page using links.
Navigation view-View that allows the user to add additional
pages and see the structure of the Web.
Network Neighborhood-Shows all the folders and printers
that are available to you through the network connection.
Open-Process of loading a file from a disk onto the screen.
Page view-View that allows user to edit Web pages.
Pane-An area of a split window that contains separate scroll bars
to allow you to move through that part of the document.
Placeholder-Space reserved in your presentation for information
as text, columns, clip art, and graphics.
Query-A search method that allows complex searches of a
Quick Launch Toolbar-Contains icons so that you can display
the desktop or quickly start frequently used programs.
Random access memory (RAM)-Temporary storage in a computer;
data and programs stored in RAM are lost when the computer
is turned off.
Read-only file-File that can be viewed but not changed.
Record-Complete set of database fields.
Route-Sending a presentation via e-mail for others to view.
Save-Process of storing a file on a disk.
Search criteria-In a query, it's the information for which
you are searching.
Source-File or application from which you transfer information to
a destination file or application.
Source file-File you are moving data from when moving data
Standard toolbar-Contains buttons used to perform common
word processing tasks.
Start-Button on the task bar that brings up menus with a variety
Status bar-A bar located at the bottom of the editing screen
that tells you what portion of the document is shown on the
screen and the location of the insertion point, as well as
displaying the status of certain Word features.
Task-Any activity you want to perform and monitor to
Task bar-A bar located at the bottom of the Windows screen
that shows the Start button, the quick launch toolbar, and all
Theme-Allows user to apply design and color themes to either
a single page or an entire Web site.
Title bar-Bar at the top of every window that contains the
name of the open program, window, document, or folder.
Uniform Resource Locators (URLs)-Internet addresses that
identify hypertext documents.
View buttons-At the lower left corner of the document window,
these buttons allow you to quickly change between normal,
Web Layout, Print Layout, and Outline view.
Web browser-Software used to display Web pages on your
Web Page-Combines text with audio, video, and animation
in a graphical format that can be viewed on the Internet.
Wizard-Similar to a template, it asks you questions and creates
a document based on your answers.
World Wide Web (WWW)-System of computers that share
information by means of hypertext links.
XM Radio-Satellite radio.