Updated: 06/07/2019 by Computer Hope

A form may refer to any of the following:


1. Generally speaking, form is a term used to describe a shape of an object.

2. Not to be confused with a forum, a e-form or form is a web page or paper that contains a listing of questions or form fields that ask for user input. An example of a web page form is our technical support form where you fill out fields to ask Computer Hope a computer-related question.


Press the Tab key to switch between each of the fields in an online form.


If you are selecting an item in a drop-down menu, press a letter once on the keyboard moves to the first word in the drop-down menu that starts with that letter.

3. When referring to HTML, the <form> tag is used to create an interactive section on a web page that allows visitors to submit information to a web server.

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