Discovering Computers 2011 ch 3

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Custom
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Which type of software performs functions specific to a business or industry and often costs more than packaged software.
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shareware
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What type of application software is copyrighted and distributed without cost for a trial period?
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product activation
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What technique can be used to ensure the software is not installed on more computers than legally licensed?
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System software
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_____________ serves as the interface between the user, the application software, and the computer’s hardware.
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Windows, Mac and OS
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Which operating system is a type of system software?
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utility program
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What type of system software assists with controlling the operation of a computer, its devices, or software?
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file name
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What do you call the unique combination of letters, numbers, and other characters used to indentify a file?
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Business
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Which type of application software is to help user’s effectiveness and efficiency while performing job related duties?
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word processing
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What type of application software is used everyday by millions of people to type letters, memos, labels, flyers, and create Web pages?
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memory
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Where does the computer hold a document while it is being created or edited?
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Spreadsheet software
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____________ allows users to organize data in row and columns and perform calculations.
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cells
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The spaces provided to enter labels, data, and formulas into a spreadsheet are called ____________.
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function function
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What is the name for a predefined formula that can be entered into the cells of a spreadsheet to perform calculations?
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spreadsheet
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Charting is a standard feature of which software?
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Database
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______________ software allow user’s to create, access, and manage a large collection of data.
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presentation
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A slideshow, which contains visual aids to helps communicate information to a group, is an example of what kind of application software?
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Web Application
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What application is a Web site that allow users to access and interact with software from any computer or device that is connected to the internet?
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Communications
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Web browsing, blogging, instant messaging, chat rooms, and video conferencing are all examples of application software in which category?
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online Help
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What is considered to be the electronic equivalent of a user manual?
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web-based training
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What type of computer-based training uses internet technology and consists of application software on the web?
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web-based training
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What type of computer-based training uses internet technology and consists of application software on the web?
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web-based training
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What type of computer-based training uses internet technology and consists of application software on the web?

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