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Add Controls to a Form: MS Word

You already know how to add simple text fields to a form. Now you can learn how to add and set the properties for Check Box and Drop Down fields in forms. Check boxes and drop-down boxes offer easy ways to select from several choices without having ... to type. Below are the steps to add and customize a check box form field. Open the template to modify it. In order to do this, you might have to change the Files Of Type to All Word Documents so you can see the template (.dot) listed. Click the Protect Form button to unlock the template. Click the Check Box Form Field button next to one choice. ... (view more)

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Modify Text Boxes: MS Word

Text boxes are similar to pictures, but some methods of modifying them are unique. To move the text box, drag it's border. To resize the text box, drag the sizing handles. To delete a text box, click its border so that the insertion point is no ... longer blinking inside it. Then press Delete or Backspace or right-click on it and select Cut. To change the wrapping style and other properties of the box, use one of these methods to access the Format Text Box dialog box: Choose Format | Text box, double-click the border, or right-click the corner and choose Format Text Box from the shortcut menu. ... (view more)

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