Additive primary colors are the primary color elements that make up white light. These colors are called additives because you must add the colors together to create white. The additive primary colors are red, green, and blue (commonly called RGB) as they are the primary color elements. Additive primary colors are the primary colors of pigment that different systems apply to the colors that we see on computer screens and the colors that we see in printed media and photographs.
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- print preview
In word processing, print preview refers to formatting a document for the printer, but then displaying it on the display screen instead of printing it. Print preview is more commonly called preview or previewing. See print preview defined under preview.
In word processing, the word indent is used to describe the distance, or number of blank spaces used to separate a paragraph from the left or right margins. The following is an example of indented text: Paragraph alignment against left margin. This is the indented paragraph separated from the left margin using blank spaces. This […]
A feature in many applications, including word processing programs, spreadsheets and search engines that will automatically detect and correct typos, misspelled words, and incorrect capitalization. Usually a drop down box with “suggestions” will appear when you make a typo while entering characters in the cell or form field.
- Formula Bar
A toolbar at the top of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet window that you can use to enter or copy an existing formula in to cells or charts. It is labeled with function symbol (fx). By clicking the Formula Bar, or when you type an equal (=) symbol in a cell, the Formula Bar will activate.
- Format Painter
A number of Microsoft Office programs, including Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Word offer the pre-defined Format Painter tool. Format Painter is used when you want to copy formatting from one item to another. For example if you have written text in Word, and have it formatted using a specific font type, color, and font size […]