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data field

[′dad·ə ‚fēld]
(computer science)
An area in the main memory of the computer in which a data record is contained.
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I would like to comment about the data fields since they are so important, and since so little effort appears to have been taken to explain them or why they were chosen.
Those categories of high-volume documents would normally require manual data entry to capture the information they contain; they are now being automatically processed using intelligent software algorithms that locate the data fields and recognize them with industrial strength accuracy.
With the new adapter, SimCorp Dimension users can take preconfigured data fields from DataScope Select, then define, set and change their own rules and schedules, as well as monitor the status of all data requests in the system.
With the new data fields, the car insurance quote generator asks the types of targeted questions that insurers themselves would ask prospective policyholders.
Project Excellence conducted a qualitative study that identified data fields that were most challenging for counselors, counselors' recommendations for improving the system, and on-going technical training needs of the counselors.
Navigation and the screen look have also been enhanced along with device storage for memory management and data fields that now include extra contacts and birthdates.
If you click on Address block or Greeting line, the standard Mail Merge Wizard opens to guide you in adding data fields (as shown in exhibit 7).