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Subject:Field vs. text box? From:DaveC <peninsula -at- covad -dot- net> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Tue, 4 Feb 2003 12:49:06 -0800
The term "Field" -- as relates to a place on a web page where users
are asked to fill in name, address, etc. -- when writing for *very*
basic (inexperienced) Internet users, would "text box" be more
Anyone who's used a computer for more than a few months is used to
the term "field," but my fear is that *very* naive beginners may
stare at the screen looking for green grass, or golden grain, or
Am I micromanaging the user's experience? Are my concerns valid?
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