Unformatted text preview: overall this report is not clear as to its purpose. 8-29. A form contains some predefined data whereas a report contains only predefined data. A form may include some areas where additional data are to be filled in; typically based on on e database record, and a report is only used for reading or viewing; typically contains data from many unrelated records or transactions. Examples of business forms are product order forms, employment applications, and class registration sheets. Examples of reports are in-voices, weekly sales summaries by region and salesperson, and a pie chart of population by age cate-gories. Today, video display technology allows us to duplicate the layout of almost any printed form, including an organizational logo or any graphic, on a video display terminal. We usually think of a report as printed on paper, but it may be printed to a computer file, a visual display screen, or some other medium such as microfilm....
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- Fall '13
- Display device, Display technology, Electronic paper, software error, Tommy Scherer