I am indexing death records. It asks Fathers Name. However the name is not given in the record image. It won't let me submit without that field entered.
How do I proceed?
This explains what to do: https://www.familysearch.org/en/help/helpcenter/article/am-i-required-to-fill-in-all-indexing-fields
I suggest you take the guided tour on how to index here: https://www.familysearch.org/indexing/
As a new indexer, you may enjoy these indexing videos:
13 minutes; Judy Sharp; BYU Family History Library; October 2019
54 minutes; Kathryn Grant; BYU Family History Library on 6/13/19
Here's an interview with Jason Pierson and discussion about indexing, including what's coming in the future.
if there is no father listed, then in that field you will press: Ctrl + B
When you do that, it will look like this: <BLANK> Thats when you know you have done it right.