October 22, 1996
Short Answer Questions. Answer each question
The name of a file is used to describe its contents. The extension is used to indicate the type of a file. A file's name may be at most eight characters in length and the extension is three characters.
A serif typeface has horizontal bars at the ends of most letters. It is used in formal situations and for body text. A sans-serif typeface lacks such bars. It is used in less formal situations and for displays such as section headings and title. Times Roman is a serif typeface while Arial is a sans-serif typeface.
A typeface is a designed set of characters in all sizes and styles. A font is a typeface with the attributes of a specific size and style.
Here's just a few:
MS Word and WordPerfect.
The database file contains the database. It consists of records, which is all the information pertaining to an ``entity.'' A record is made up of fields. Each field contains one piece of information about an entity.
Desktop publishing is word processing with more powerful graphics and formatting capabilities.