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Special Edition Using SOAP by John Paul Mueller

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Determining Which Data Entry Vehicle to Use

Entering information into the computer is a time-consuming, but necessary task. However, some users end up entering the same data more than once because of the way vendors develop applications today. Even if you can copy and paste data from one application to another, you also have formatting and other issues to consider. In addition, application upgrades often wreak havoc with data entry. For example, there was an instance when Microsoft released a version of Word that was so incompatible with its predecessors that the product required a patch almost upon release.

You can view data entry as two elements: the data and the formatting (or the view of the data). Data entry today is more a view of a particular ...

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