The process of converting and opening a file that was stored or created in another program.

See also [export]

insertion point

A flashing vertical line that shows the text entry point. Also referred to as the cursor.


The worldwide network of networks, by which everyone is connected to everyone else.

Internet Explorer

A popular Web browser program included with Microsoft Office.

Internet service provider (ISP)

A private enterprise that provides a server through which you can connect to the Internet, usually for a small fee (also called local service provider and mail service).


A miniature Internet that operates within a company or organization.