Part of the Computing fundamentals glossary:

1) A cheat sheet is a piece of paper with information written down on it that an unethical person might create if they weren't prepared for a test. The meaning of cheat sheet has broadened to include any memory refreshing tool.

2) In IT training, a cheat sheet is a reference tool that provides simple, brief instructions for accomplishing a specific task.

This was last updated in September 2005
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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