CORRECT SPACING AND PUNCTUATION MARKS

Usually, punctuation marks as used in sentences give meaning to sentences. Punctuation marks can be used to separate sentences, or to put an end to sentences. Punctuation marks include comma, full stop, colon, exclamation mark.

Computer Symbols and Punctuation Marks

.           Full stop or Period

,           Comma

:           Colon

;           Semi colon

?          Question mark

!           Exclamation mark

{}        Parentheses

____    Dash

  • Hyphen

‘’      Single quotation marks

‘         Apostrophe

 

Basic Punctuation Spacing Rules when keyboarding

  1. Space once after the punctuation at the end of a sentence.
  2. Space once after a comma
  3. Space once after a colon.
  4. Space once after a semi-colon
  5. Space once before or after a hyphen
  6. Space once after aperiod used with initials or title.
  7. Space once before an open parenthesis but do not space after it.
  8. Space once after a closed parenthesis but do not space before it
  9. Do not space between a number and the percentage sign.
  10.  Do not space between a number and the number sign.
See also  OCCUPATION

 

EVALUATION

Give five (5) computer symbols and their names

 

GENERAL EVALUATION

  1. Define aids to trade.
  2. Mention the aids to trade.
  3. Explain how they help trade.
  4. Define trade.
  5. What is commerce?.

 

WEEKEND ASSIGNMENT

  1. This sign {} means periods       B. hyphen  C. comma   D. parentheses
  2. “____” sign is called   asterisk    B. star    C. single quotation mark  D.  dash
  3. Which of these is a number sign? # B. : C. ; D. ?
  4. Which of these signs can be used to show surprise or anger? A. ! B. ? C. ; D. :
  5. – sign is called A. parentheses square bracket  C. ellipses   D. hyphen
See also  HOME ROW KEYS

 

THEORY

  1. State five basic punctuation spacing rules when keyboarding
  2. Give four computer symbols and their names.

 

See also

BASIC SERVICES

HOME ROW KEYS

CORRECT KEYBOARDING TECHNIQUES

CARE OF COMPUTER

COMPUTER

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