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KSpread

KSpread is a free software spreadsheet program that is part of KOffice, an office suite for the KDE Desktop Environment. Among KSpread features are multiple sheets per document, assorted formatting possibilities, support for more than 100 built-i ...

                                               

OpenOffice Calc

OpenOffice Calc is the spreadsheet part of the OpenOffice software package. Calc is similar to Microsoft Excel, with almost the same abilities. Calc is capable of opening and saving spreadsheets in Microsoft Excels file format. It provides a numb ...

                                               

Usage share of web browsers

The usage share of web browsers is the percentage of viewers at a group of websites who use a particular web browser. For example, when it is said that Internet Explorer has 7% usage share, it means that some version of Internet Explorer is used ...

                                               

Brave (web browser)

Brave is a free web browser made by Brave Software, Inc. based on the Chromium web browser, which is the browser Google Chrome is also based on. The browser web blocks ads and website trackers. Brave has a Get paid to surf business model, where u ...

                                               

Browser engine

For computers, a browser engine is a main part of a web browser that is responsible for showing a web page. It is separate from other parts, such as a JavaScript engine.

                                               

Google Chrome

Google Chrome is a freeware web browser made by Google. It builds on parts from other open source software, including WebKit and Mozilla Firefox. The name comes from the graphical user interface frame, or "chrome", of web browsers. The open sourc ...

                                               

Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer ; formerly known as Microsoft Internet Explorer and Windows Internet Explorer, was a series of graphical web browsers made by Microsoft. It was part of the Microsoft Windows operating system, starting in 1995. It was first relea ...

                                               

Lynx (web browser)

Lynx is a customizable text-based web browser for use on cursor-addressable character cell terminals. As of January 2019, it is the oldest web browser still in general use and active development, having started in 1992.

                                               

Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source web browser which is made by the Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, the Mozilla Corporation. It works on common operating systems, such as Windows, macOS, Linux and Android. With Firefox, browsing fea ...

                                               

MediaWiki

MediaWiki is the name of the software that runs all of the Wikimedia projects. MediaWiki was released in 2003. It is free server-based software which is licensed under the GNU General Public License. The software is licensed under the GPL. This m ...

                                               

KWord

KWord is a free word processor, a part of the KOffice project and of the K Desktop Environment. The text-layout scheme in KWord is based on frames, making it look like Adobe FrameMaker. These can be placed anywhere on the page, and can include te ...

                                               

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office or Microsoft Office System is a collection of computer programs made by Microsoft. Microsoft Office is a collection of office-related applications. Each application serves a unique purpose and offers a specific service to its use ...

                                               

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word or MS Word is a graphical word processing program that users can type with. It is made by the computer company Microsoft. Its purpose is to allow users to type and save documents. Similar to other word processors, it has helpful to ...

                                               

OpenOffice Writer

OpenOffice Writer is the word processor part of the OpenOffice software package. Writer is a word processor that is like Microsoft Word and Corels WordPerfect. Just like all of the OpenOffice suite, Writer can be used on many Operating Systems, i ...

                                               

Diacritic

A diacritic is a mark put above, below, through or on a letter. The word comes from the Greek word διακριτικός. Usually, it affects the way the word is said. Most diacritics concern pronunciation because most alphabets do not describe the sounds ...

                                               

Acute accent

The acute accent is a mark in many written languages. It is usually added above a vowel to show how to say it. Acute accents are sometimes added to consonants too. Sometimes, the acute accent changes the sound of the whole word by giving it stres ...

                                               

Apex (diacritic)

In written Latin, the apex is a diacritic. It is close to the shape of an acute accent. The apex is used to show that a vowel is long and not short. That means that the vowel is pronounced for longer. The shape and length of the apex can be diffe ...

                                               

Caron

A caron or hacek, is a diacritic. This is a special symbol that is written over some letters to show that they are pronounced differently. Some other names for the caron are: wedge, inverted circumflex, and inverted hat. The caron is used in Balt ...

                                               

Circumflex

The circumflex is a diacritic used in French and a few other languages. It is like a little hat on top of a vowel. Originally, it was an acute accent and a grave accent put together. In French, the circumflex usually shows the loss of letter, usu ...

                                               

Macron

A macron, from the Greek μακρόν, meaning "long", is a diacritic mark commonly placed above a single character or symbol.

                                               

Tilde

The tilde can be many things, such as a diacritic. Many languages use tildes. Two of these are Spanish and Portuguese. In Spanish, the tilde, which is only put over the N Ñ, makes it sound like. The tilde also appears in Portuguese where it is us ...

                                               

Gill Sans

Gill Sans is a sans-serif typeface designed by Eric Gill. It was offered by the British branch of Monotype from 1928 onwards. Gill Sans is based on Edward Johnstons 1916 "Underground Alphabet", the corporate font of London Underground. As a young ...

                                               

News Gothic

News Gothic is a sans-serif typeface made in 1908 by Morris Fuller Benton. The typeface was used by his company, American Type Founders. News Gothic is like Franklin Gothic, but much lighter. News Gothic, like other typefaces made by Benton, is a ...

                                               

Optima

Optima is a sans serif typeface. It was designed by Hermann Zapf. Some of the lines are a little wider at the ends, which looks a little like serifs but is not. Optima was inspired by classical Roman capital letters and the stone-carving of Renai ...

                                               

Times New Roman

Times New Roman is a serif typeface. It was made for legibility in body text. It was created by the British newspaper The Times in 1931. It was made by Stanley Morison, the artistic advisor to the British part of the newspaper. Victor Lardent, a ...

                                               

Univers

Univers is the name of a sans-serif typeface family designed by Adrian Frutiger and released in 1957. It is sans-serif in a geometrical style. It was made in a huge range of weights and widths. Univers was based on a much earlier design of about ...

                                               

Punctuation

Punctuation is the name for marks used in writing text. They are to help understanding and the correct reading. These are some common punctuation marks used in English: are parentheses or curved brackets – is an en dash are brackets or square bra ...

                                               

Apostrophe

The apostrophe is a punctuation mark used in writing. It is a diacritic. In English, it has two jobs: To show where one or more letters have been left out, as in the abbreviation contraction of do not to dont. To show the possessive case, as in t ...

                                               

Dash

The dash is a punctuation mark that is usually written in the middle of a line of text. A hyphen is sometimes called a dash, but it is used differently. Dashes are used to add more drama to writing. But they can easily be overused. The two main f ...

                                               

Diaeresis

The diaeresis is also spelled diæresis or dieresis. It is a diacritical mark: two dots put over a letter, usually a vowel. It is most often used in this way: With a diacritic, one vowel is sounded separately from its neighbour. So, in the word zo ...

                                               

Hyphen

A hyphen looks like this: -. Hyphens have many uses in writing: A hyphen is used to spell out some numbers. When adding words that already have a hyphen. For example: two to year-old as in: "He was a two- or three-year-old dog." In some cases, wh ...

                                               

Run-on sentence

A run-on sentence is a sentence in which two or more independent clauses are joined without an appropriate conjunction or mark of punctuation. For example: It is nearly half past five we cannot reach town before dark. This can be fixed in a numbe ...

                                               

Serial comma

The Oxford comma or serial comma is a comma. It is sometimes used directly after the second-to-last item in a list of three or more items. For example, a list of three people may be shown as "Alice, Bob, and Charlie" or "Alice, Bob and Charlie". ...

                                               

Slash (punctuation)

A slash is a punctuation mark used for various purposes. Other names for it are: stroke, virgule, diagonal, right-leaning stroke, oblique dash, solidus, slant, separatrix, slake and whack, or forward slash. A mark in the reverse direction is call ...

                                               

Margins

In typesetting, the page margins are the borders of the page outside of the regular text to be shown. There are 4 main margins: bottom margin or: footer - the lower border of the page right margin - the righthand-side border of the page top margi ...

                                               

Enclosed Alphanumerics

Enclosed Alphanumerics is a Unicode block. It has 160 symbols. Most of the symbols in the block are letters and numbers inside of circles or in parentheses. In the first Unicode plane, the blocks Dingbats and Enclosed CJK Letters and Months have ...

                                               

R. Lee Ermey

Ronald Lee Ermey was an American actor and voice actor. Ermey served with the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam and was retired in 1971. He was the voice of Sarge in Toy Story, Toy Story 2, and Toy Story 3. Ermey was born on March 24, 1944 in ...

                                               

Peter Fernandez

Peter Fernandez was an American actor, voice actor, director, author and child model. He was born in New York City. He began with a career in modeling stretching from the 1930s. He was probably best known for his roles in the 1967 anime Speed Rac ...

                                               

Steven Franken

Stephen Robert "Steven" Franken mostly known as Steve Franken was an American movie, voice, stage, television actor, and comedian who is mostly known for his role as Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. in The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis. He was also in The Li ...

                                               

William Hootkins

William Michael "Hoot" Hootkins was an American actor and comedian who was known for his roles in Raiders of the Lost Ark, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, and as Lt. Eckhert in Batman. Hootkins was born on July 5, 1948 in Dallas, Texas. He stud ...

                                               

Richard Kiel

Richard Dawson Kiel was an American actor, voice actor, video game actor and stage actor. He was perhaps best known and remembered for his role as Voltaire to Dr. Miguelito Loveless in the first season episodes of The Wild, Wild West. Keil was pe ...

                                               

Rick May

Rick May was a voice actor from Seattle. He voiced the Soldier in Team Fortress 2 and Peppy Hare in Star Fox 64. He also voiced many other characters from other video games. May was infected with COVID-19 in March 2020 and later died on April 8.

                                               

Frank Vincent

Frank Vincent Gattuso Jr., known professionally as Frank Vincent, was an American actor, musician and writer. He played well-known roles in the HBO series The Sopranos and in several movies for director Martin Scorsese: Raging Bull, Goodfellas, a ...

                                               

Adam West

Adam West was an American actor, director and voice artist. He is known for his role as Batman in the 1960s Batman television series and as Mayor Adam West in Family Guy. West has also acted in movies and on stage.

                                               

Metroid Prime

Metroid Prime is a first-person action-adventure video game made by Retro Studios and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo GameCube game console. It is the first 3D Metroid game, and it had a lot of controversy over it. It has had a lot of foll ...

                                               

Mother 3

Mother 3 is a video game for the Game Boy Advance, made by Brownie Brown and HAL Laboratory. It was released on April 20, 2006 and it is the third game in the Mother video game series, called EarthBound outside of Japan. The game was kept secret ...

                                               

Vigilante 8: 2nd Offense

Vigilante 8: 2nd Offense in Japan) is a vehicular combat video game published by Activision and developed by Luxoflux. It is the sequel to the 1998 video game Vigilante 8. It was released for the PlayStation, Dreamcast, and Nintendo 64. A game wa ...

                                               

Andrew Ryan (BioShock)

Andrew Ryan is a fictional character and an important villain from the video game BioShock. He is the creator of Rapture, the city where BioShock takes place. He is based on the real-life author Ayn Rand. Like Ayn Rand, Andrew Ryan is an atheist ...

                                               

Samus Aran

Samus Aran is a female video game character, who is the main character of the Metroid games. Because she does not remove her suit or talk much, people thought she was a boy until they saw the ending of Metroid, which shows Samus without her suit. ...

                                               

Big Boss

Big Boss is a recurring character in the Metal Gear series of video games, who serves as a hero or villain. He is the one who gave the genes to make three clones of himself, Solid Snake, Liquid Snake and Solidus Snake. In a way, this makes him th ...