A layout of data in a spreadsheet, database or html
(webpage) document. This data is usually in a block form.
The transmission of information, whether by voice or
other, over telephone, microwave or satellite systems.
A commercial wide-area network with thousands of local
dial-up numbers. Today, it is most often accesed via an
Internet servive provider (ISP).
A standard layout that is never changed so that it may
be used as a base for customisation by the user. The
customised document is saved under a different name so
that the template may be used over and over to create
(Tare-ah-bite). One billion bytes, or 1,000
A input/output setup consisting of a monitor and
keyboard through which a user may access a computer
or other similar system. Note that input could also
be done via pointer device or voice.
A word-processor that enables the user to create and
manipulate plain text on a screen. Not to be confused
with word processors that deal with data in a non-text
format, and with control and higher-order characters.
The precursor of the mouse, it is an input device that
moves a pointer around the monitor screen by rotating
a ball directly with the hand.