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.
|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.|