Field

Definition(s)

  • A name for an individual piece of standardized data to be extracted from an image collection. Fields can be the author of a document, a recipient, the date of a document or any other piece of data common to most documents in an image collection. 1
  • A unit of information in a database. Database records, for example, consist of an ordered list of fields where a specific kind of information is stored in each field. Fields are often printed as columns in database reports.

Notes

  1. Formerly American Document Management, Glossary of Terms, now 5i Solutions Glossary.