User interface standards for field labels
On BMC Remedy ITSM forms, field labels provide data entry hints.
The following table lists the significance of field-label formats and special characters.
Significance of field labels for data entry
Field-label format or special characters
Significance for data entry
Bold label followed by an asterisk (*)
Field is required to submit and update the form.
Field label not bolded
Field is optional.
System-generated value for this field. Typically this field is read-only for the user.
Label followed by a plus sign
Additional functionality is associated with this field. Typically, you access this functionality by pressing Enter. For example, you might press Enter in a field to access a search dialog box or to perform a search based on the value typed into the field.