RDBS Terminology: Recap

Subject: RDBS Terminology: Recap
From: DAVID IBBETSON <ibbetson -at- IDIRECT -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 15 May 1996 08:59:52 -0400

Melonie asks:
>One more question--the single block formed by
>an intersection of a row and a column, in a Word
>or Frame table this is called a cell. However, the
>programmers tell me you call both this single block
>and the column a "column". That, I know, will not
>fly with my readers.

>Any suggestions?

Would your readers understand "field" e.g. "surname field"?
I don't do much with data bases or spread sheets. (haven't willingly touched
them for some years).

David (the unwillingly databased idiot in toronto) Ibbetson
David Ibbetson ibbetson -at- idirect -dot- com
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