Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Appendix B: Glossary
style In Word, styles are used to describe the logical structure of a document
(for example, main heading, then second level of heading, then text). Styles
enable you to enforce consistent design throughout a document and to
navigate the document more easily.
tab In all Microsoft Ofﬁ ce programs, the tabs on ribbons are used to bring a
particular ribbon (such as the Insert ribbon) to the front. In OneNote, tabs
are also used to identify the sections of notebooks.
table A way to lay out information in a grid. You can insert tables in Word,
PowerPoint and OneNote.
template A document layout that has been designed for you. It often includes
dummy text and photos, and you just need to customise it with your own
text box A box that is used to contain text for layout purposes. Text boxes can
be resized and moved around the document.
theme A design that you can apply to your document, including text styles and
colours. Does not include any dummy content.
tickbox A box you tick to indicate you want to select a particular option.
Sometimes called a checkbox, the square tickboxes are not to be confused with
the round radio buttons, which only enable one option to be chosen. You
can select many tickboxes in a group at the same time.
transition In PowerPoint, transitions are special effects that are used between
slides in a slide show, such as fading in and out.
undo To reverse an action. You can click the Undo button in the top left of all
Microsoft Ofﬁ ce applications except OneNote 2007, or you can use CTRL+Z.
upload To copy information from your computer to the Internet, such as when
you email photos.
value The number or text shown in a cell, even if it was calculated using a