word ch. 3

american psychological association (APA)
one of two commonly used style guides for formatting research papers.
a list of cited works in a report or research paper, also referred to as a works cited, sources, or references, depending upon the report style.
a note, inserted into the text of a research paper that refers to the reader to a source in the bibliogaphy.
in a research paper, a note placed at the end of a document or chapter.
in a research paper, a note placed at the bottom of the page.
hanging indent
an indent style in which the first line of a paragraph extends to the left of the remaining lines, and that is commonly used for bibliographic entries.
manual column break
an artificial end to a column to balance colomns or to provide space for the insertion of other objects.
manual page break
the action of forcing a page to end and placing subsequent text at the top of the next page.
in a research paper, information that expands on the topic, but that does not fit well in the document text.
page break indicator
a dotted line with the text page break that indicates where a manual page break was inserted.
parenthetical reference
MLA style, a citation that refers to items on the works cited page, and is placed in parenthesis; includes last name of author and page number.
an image of an active window on your computer that you can paste into a document.
a group of formatting commands: font, font size, font color, paragraph alignment, and line spacing; can be applied to a paragraph with one command.
style guide
a manual that contains standards for the design and writing of documents
works cited
MLA a list of cited works placed at the end of a research paper or report.
column text that is aligned to both the left and right margins
the banner on the front of the page of a newsletter that identifies the publication
a portion of a document that can be formatted differently from the rest of the document
small caps
a font effect, commonly used in titles, that changes lowercase text into uppercase letters using a reduced font size
enter key
to end a line before the normal end of the line, without creating a new paragraph, hold down the shift key while pressing the this key
bent arrow
the nonprinting symbol that displays where a manual line break is inserted
main document
in mail merge, the document that contains the text or formatting that remains constant
data source
in mail merge, the list of variable information, such as names and addresses, that is merged with a main document to create customized form letters or labels
in mail merge, a row of information that contains data for one person
mail merge wizard
to perform a mail merge using word’s step by step guided process

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