an interface control that displays and allows editing of text
an interface control that displays operator-enterable text in a field in either single or multi-line display
In Form Builder, an item that displays a character string value.
One of the item types you can add to a folder. When you create a text item, you enter text (up to 32KB) in the Item Wizard. The text block is then stored in the WebDB site's host database. The title of the item is displayed as a link. When a user clicks the link, the text is displayed in the user's Web browser.
In a SQL*Forms block, an interface object that can display an output value or (usually) accept an input value. The data that a text item displays can correspond to data from a column in a table. Also known as a field.