Word Chapter 2 Formatting Characters and Paragraphs

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When using the MLA style, position explanatory notes either at the _____, as shown in Figure 2-1.

bottom of the page as footnotes or at the end of the paper as endnotes


A note reference mark signals that an explanatory note exists at the bottom of the page as a(n) ____, as shown in Figure 2-1.


The shortcut keys for the _____ character formatting are CTRL+SHIFT+PLUS SIGN.


Each time the _____ key is pressed, the paragraph formatting in the previous paragraph is carried forward to the next paragraph.

Footnote text is _____.

single-spaced, left-aligned, and a smaller font size than the text in the research paper


Word has a list of predefined typing, spelling, capitalization, and grammar errors that _____ can detect and correct.

works cited page

According to the MLA style, the _____ is a list of sources that are referenced directly in a research


To select a block of text, click at the beginning of the selection, scroll to the end of the selection, position the mouse pointer at the end of the selection, hold down the ____


When the same word is used in multiple locations or a word is used that was not quite appropriate, a thesaurus can be used to look up a(n) _____, or a word similar in meaning


By default, the Normal style places ____ points of blank space after each paragraph.


By default, the Normal style inserts a vertical space equal to ____ line(s) between each line of text.


The shortcut keys used to left-align a paragraph are ____.


The shortcut keys used to center a paragraph are ____.


To decrease a font size, use the ____ shortcut keys.


To right-align a paragraph, use the ____ shortcut keys.


With ____ editing, the selected item is moved to the new location and then inserted there.


The ____ is a temporary Windows storage area.


____ is the process of copying an item from the Clipboard into the document at the location of the insertion point.


A(n) ____ is a book of synonyms.

horizontal ruler

Although you can use a dialog box to indent paragraphs, Word provides a quicker way through the ____.

Quick Access Toolbar

If you do not want to keep a change automatically made by Word and you immediately notice the automatic correction, you can undo the change by clicking the Undo button on the ___


A(n) ____ is a placeholder for data whose contents can change.


A tag name is an identifier that links a(n) ____ to a source.


The rule is to press the SPACEBAR ____ time(s) after periods, colons, and other punctuation marks


One way to delete a note is to click immediately to the left of the note reference mark in the document text and then press the ____ key twice.


To select a sentence, press and hold down the ____ key and then click the sentence.

an introduction, a conclusion, and the body sources

The first draft of a research paper should include ____.

currency, authority, accuracy

Sources should be evaluated for ____.

set tab stops, change page margins, adjust column widths

You can use the rulers to ____.

Align Left

If you have a right-aligned paragraph and you want to make it left-aligned, click the _________ button.

page number

To place your name to the left of the page number as required by the MLA style, you must create a header that contains the __________.


To use Click and Type, you double-click a blank area of the _____________ window.

automatic page breaks

If you add text, delete text, or modify text on a page, Word recomputes the location of ___________________ and adjusts them accordingly.

left margin

According to the MLA style, the first line of each entry on the works cited page begins at the________________.

Hanging Indent

When you drag the ______________ marker, the Left Indent marker moves with it.

alphabetical order

The MLA style requires that the works cited be listed in _________________ by the author’s last name or, if the work has no author, by the work’s title.


To move text, you first select the text to be moved and then use drag-and-drop editing or the ___________ technique to move the selected text.

checking spelling

If you have multiple custom dictionaries, you can specify which one Word should use when _________________.

Spelling and Grammar

You can use the Ignore All button in the ______________ dialog box.

parenthetical citations

The MLA style uses in-text ____________________ instead of noting each source at the bottom of the page or at the end of the paper.

line spacing

____________________ is the amount of vertical space between lines of text in a document.


The MLA documentation style requires that you ____________________ the entire research paper; that is, one blank line should display between each line of text.

first-line indent

Word can be instructed to indent the first line of a paragraph, called ____________________, using the horizontal ruler shown in Figure 2-3.

First Line Indent marker

The ____________________ is the top triangle at the 0" mark on the horizontal ruler shown in Figure 2-3.

Left Indent marker

The small square at the 0" mark on the horizontal ruler shown in Figure 2-3 is the ____________________, which can be used to change the entire left margin.

AutoCorrect Options button

When the ____________________ is clicked, Word displays a menu that allows a correction to be undone or changes how Word handles future automatic corrections of this type.

note reference mark

Word automatically numbers notes sequentially by placing a(n) ____________________ in the body of the document and also to the left of the note text.

automatic page breaks soft page breaks

As documents that exceed one page are typed, Word automatically inserts page breaks like those in Figure 2-4, called ____________________, when it determines the text has filled

background repagination

Because page repagination is performed between keystrokes, Word refers to the task of creating automatic page breaks like the one shown in Figure 2-4 as ____________________.

manual page break hard page break

Because the works cited are to display on a separate numbered page, a(n) ____________________ must be inserted at a specific location following the body of a research paper.

hanging indent

A(n) ____________________ is a type of paragraph formatting in which the first line extends to the left of the rest of the paragraph.

hanging indent marker

The ____________________ is the bottom triangle at the 0" mark on the horizontal ruler.


While ____________________, you review a document to look for grammatical errors and spelling errors.

Paste Options button

The ____________________ displays when you drag-and-drop text and allows you to change the format of the text that was moved.

works cited

The bibliographic list of sources at the end of an MLA-styled research paper


Text and graphics that prints at the top of each page in a document

shortcut keys

Used to format text as you type it

Click and Type

Used to format and enter text, graphics, and other items

tag name

An identifier that links a citation to a source


Explanatory note that exists at the end of a document

vertical ruler

Displays along the left edge of the Word window

current date, page number, current time

Headers (as shown in Figure 2-2) and footers can include text and graphics, as well as the _____.

lines, characters, paragraphs

The Word Count button on the Review tab displays the number of words as well as the number of _____ in the current document.

paper size, line spacing, margin settings

Automatic page breaks are determined by ____.

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