IAS: Computer Terminology V to Z

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VandalismThe intentional act of destroying computer files or computer networks.
VirusA computer program designed to damage computer files
Web addressUniversal Resource Locator (URL) Example: examrace. com
Word ProcessingUsing keyboarding skills to produce documents such as letters, reports, manuals, and newsletters; used for documents that are largely text-based (words)
Word ProcessorProvides the tools for entering and revising text, adding graphical elements, formatting and printing documents.
Word WrapWhen text automatically flows from one line to the beginning of the next line without the user having to press the Enter/Return key. The computer decides where the best place to begin the next new line is:
WorkspaceThe typing area on your computer screen
WormA computer file designed to do damage that goes through a computer and possibly a network
WWW (world wide web)One small part of the Internet that allows access to text, graphics, sound, and video. Free information can be found on the world wide web.
WYSIWYGWYSIWYG is an acronym for “What You See Is What You Get” and is pronounced “wizzy wig.” WYSIWYG simply means that the text and graphics shown on your screen exactly match your printouts.

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