Work area

Updated: 07/20/2017 by Computer Hope

A work area may refer to any of the following:

1. In general, a work area or working area can describe a place where one or more people work.

2. With computers the work area is an area where you work on the computer, for example, the Desktop is considered a work area. In a program such as a text editor, word processor, or spreadsheet where you are typing the text in the window is considered the work area, as shown in the picture below.

Window work area

3. A work area is also synonymous with many of the workspace terms.

Area, Workstation