I press "enter" all the time (both Qwerty and keypad enter buttons) on my xp and have never ever seen this happen.
Pressing the enter key can trigger the focus to move to the next field. This can be turned off by entering layout mode, select the field and then use Field/Control | Behavior to enable disable what combination of tab, return (qwerty enter in windows) or enter (keypad enter in windows) moves the cursor to the next field in the tab order.
It's also possible to set up script triggers that perform when a key is pressed or when you exit a field. A script trigger might explain the behavior you are seeing.
Thank you Phil. I knew it was a scipting or a tab stop issue. But being that I'm a novice in this app, I need to get my info straight before going back to the developer and informing him of my suspicions that it's a programming issue.
Any other input is welcomed.
the text that was typed after pressing the enter key is actually overwriting crucial data in fields that only admins can see and use.
It's hard to form an opinion of what exactly is causing the issue, without knowing more. However, under no circumstances should user actions gain them access to restricted fields.
“Tell them to not use the enter key” was his answer.