Entry field

An entry field is an element of a machine-readable form into which text is entered by the person completing the form. To facilitate text entry, entry fields may contain special text marking. Entry fields are usually accompanied by text describing or explaining the nature of the data to be entered.

An entry field

Possible text marking types are listed in the table below.

Type Description Example
Text over a Line Text is entered over a line.
Letters in Frames Letters are entered into conjoined frames.
Letters in Separate Frames Letters are entered into isolated frames.
Letters on a Comb Letters are entered over a comb.
Text in a Frame Text is entered in a frame.
Text in a Frame with a Comb Text is entered in a frame with a comb.

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