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Tech Terms

Tech terms to know!
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created October 13, 2016
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Shift keya key on a typewriter or computer keyboard used to switch between two sets of characters or functions, principally between lower- and upper-case letters
URLShort for Uniform Resource Locator; an Internet address
intraneta network belonging to an organization accessible only by the organization's members, employees, or others with authorization
cursorthe position indicator on a computer display screen where a user can enter text; also a visible and moving pointer that the user controls with a mouse, touch pad, or similar input device
desktopincludes the background (or wallpaper) and icons of files and folders you may have saved
tab keyused to advance the cursor to the next tab stop
icona small graphical representation of a program or file that, when clicked on, will be run or opened
hard driveinternal storage for long term computer memory
tabsa second or further document or page that can be opened on a spreadsheet or web browser
home row keysthe row on a typewriter or computer keyboard that contains the keys (home keys) to which four fingers of each hand return as a base, on a QWERTY keyboard being A, S, D, and F for the left hand and J, K, L, and the semicolon for the right.
PDFa file format that has captured all the elements of a printed document as an electronic image that you can view, navigate, print, or forward to someone else
downloadthe transmission of a file from one computer system to another; the process of receiving data over the Internet
JPGa common file format for digital photos and other digital graphics
number pada data input device consisting of a limited number of keys
HTML(Hypertext Markup Language) is the set of markup symbols or codes inserted in a file intended for display on a World Wide Web browser page. The markup tells the Web browser how to display a Web page's words and images for the user
copyrightexclusive legal right, given to an originator or an assignee to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same
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