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In this course, author Gini Courter introduces the form creation tools found in Word 2007 and shows how to produce electronic forms that are visually pleasing and easy to navigate. The course covers designing a form; capturing data effectively with dropdown lists, date pickers, and text boxes; and adding controls for repeating data using the Word Content Control Toolkit. The course also includes tutorials on testing, protecting, and distributing forms.
Prerequisite Course: Word 2007 Essential Training
Hi! I'm Gini Courter and I'd like to welcome you to Word 2007: Forms in Depth. In this course, I'll show you how to use Microsoft Word 2007 to create fabulous forms that are easy to use. Whether you need to create a Word Form for your own use for a specific purpose, or a Form to share or distribute to others, this course will help you meet your objective. We'll start with simple forms, using Word's Table feature to create Layout Tables, then adding Content Controls to capture text, dates, images, whatever data you want your users to enter.
I'll show you how to save your document as a template and share it with others by email, or by setting up a Workgroup Templates folder so that everyone in your office can use the templates that you create. Whether you are new to Word Forms or experienced with the Word 2003 Legacy Form Controls, I'm going to provide you with an in-depth look and new skills for form creation in Word 2007. Let's begin.
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