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keypunch

To punch holes in a punch card. Although punch cards are obsolete, some people still say "keys are punched" on a keyboard.
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In EDI, information is organized according to a specified format agreed upon by two parties, thereby permitting both to conduct a computer-to-computer transaction that requires no human intervention or keypunching on either end.
When used with the RxScan pharmacy information system, the RxScan 3800LR NDC bar code scanner scans bar codes on manufacturers' labels and automatically inserts the National Drug Codes for those medications into the pharmacist's prescription-filling system, eliminating keypunching errors and saving time.
Before keypunching or typing please contact Michael Johnson who will send you a style sheet and software requirements.
As a sign of her future career path, one of the jobs she had while attending UCLA was keypunching jobs in the placement center.
For example, Mayer believes that economists place too little emphasis on the accuracy of their keypunching and calculations.
The frequency is an important statistical step in the first analysis of the data because it provides a tabular summarization of the raw data by classes or categories; and second, errors can be easily identified as a result of the coding and keypunching of data.
By automating labor recording and validation throughout the Aircraft Division, L/ANS will ultimately eliminate the necessity of handling 15,00 timecards and keypunching over 77,000 records per week.
This, of course, will produce a major savings of time spent now in keypunching.
The preparer can enter data directly onto the screen and avoid the time-consuming and costly steps of filling out input forms and keypunching data.
The data can be keypunched as recorded (1 for 1) rather than being pooled into larger groupings and transcribed, with the accompanying loss of precision, before keypunching.
Automatically applying the deposits to our bank reconciliation in Voyager makes reconciling our accounts much easier and more efficient, with minimal keypunching and fewer opportunities for error.
Eliminates keypunching errors * Reduces fraud * Speeds up promotional transactions at the point of sale (especially during peak retail times) * Increases response rates (requires fewer steps for e-mail recipients to print coupons) About Neighborhood Email