- There's no shortage of applications…that you can use to create electronic forms…within Microsoft Office 2016.…With Office for the Mac, we have at least three choices.…First, we have Excel,…and Excel is a fine form creation tool.…I develop forms in Excel all the time if those forms…include calculations.…For example, if I'm creating an order form…and I want people to be able to add quantities…and then have it automatically calculate subtotals,…sales tax, and so on.…
The reason I want to do that in Excel is,…in Excel, every single time I change my data,…the results of my calculations will change as well.…That is not true, for example, in Microsoft Word.…Microsoft Outlook also has form creation capabilities.…Outlook forms are used specifically…to create customized versions of the types of forms…that you would automatically use in Outlook,…for example, custom message form,…a custom contact form that includes additional fields…that you want to track in your organization,…or a customized calendar appointment form.…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Starting with a form template
- Gathering form requirements
- Formatting form tables
- Inserting form controls: lists, date pickers, check boxes, and more
- Protecting the form
- Saving a form as a Word template
- Sharing form templates with your team
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Getting to Know Word Forms
2. Inserting Form Controls to Capture Data
3. Finishing a Form
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