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Terms

undefined, object
copy deck
prominent
important, easily recognized
bar graph
used to sho comparisons
visual aids
consist of the tables, graphs, and other illustarions
footer
place information below the text at the bottom of the document pages
accompany
go with
appendix
provides more deatiled dats to support the body of the report
references
follows the body of the body of the report and indentifies the sources used in preparing the report
quotations
excerpts from other sources
interpretations
explanations or views
column headings
identify the information provided in particular columns
emphasis
a way of giving importance or directing attention
systematic
in an organized manner
suppress
keep from happening, prevent
informational reports
typically based on data gathered within the normal operations of the company
header
place some information at the top of the page on every paper
orphan line
last line of a paragraph printed by itself at the top of a page
paraphrased
stated in another from
main headings
the title of your report
pie chart
a display of haw a part contributes to the whole
preliminary
coming before
body
the text or message of the report
abstract summary
shorter and simply states the reports's contents
succeeding
to come next after another
searches
online database inquiries
secondary heading
gives the reader more specific information about the table of contents
Body of informal
contains the data indicated by the column headings and mey be either singel or double spaced
pagination
the process of dividing the document into individual pages for printing
widow line
first line of a paragraph printed by itself at the bottom of a page
table of contents
presents an overview of the material covered in the report by listing the report headings and their corresponding page numbers
extensive
thorough, broad
analytical report
generally a longer, more complex report than the informational report
formal business report
includes standard parts that readers find valuable in helping them understand and interpret the report
line graph
used to display trends that emerge over a period of time
informal report
also written to convey information in a clear, concise manner
unbound report
fastened together with a fastening device such as a paper clip or staple
graph
a pictorial representation of data
summary
a brief description that gives the reader an overview of the report
anatytical
involving detailed study
documentation
giving credit to the sources of information you used in a report
information services
provide electronic access to accurate and timely data that otherwise may not be available to a business
executive summary
highlights the report's findings, conclusions, and recommendations
leftbound report
format moves the left margin a half inch beyond the margin
title page
contains the report title, the writer's name, the name of the organization, and the report date
incorporated
brought into
business report
a presentation of organized information that will be used by the reader for a specific business purpose
external
not located within the company
organizational
arrangingrelated parts onto a whole

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