Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Formatting form tables, part of Word 2010: Forms.
In our form, we're using tables to be able to structure our data to group like…elements together and to be able to create containers that make it easy for…users to use our forms.…In this movie, we're going to see how we can use the design tools that come…with tables to be able to add borders and shading and to change the layout of…tables by merging and splitting cells, so that we can create a form that looks…even more professional.…Whenever you are in a table, you get two new tabs of tools that are added by Microsoft Word.…
One is the Design tab that's used for things like borders and shading, the color of lines.…It allows you to draw and erase table features.…And then second, the Layout tab, which has a ton of tools for tables including…things like Text Direction and Repeat Header Rows, but more importantly to us, …the ability to insert and delete rows and columns, and the ability to split…cells or to merge cells, or in the case of a form that was created using a…really long table, to actually split the table into parts if we wanted to.…
AuthorGini von Courter
Prerequisite Course: Word 2010 Essential Training
- Setting up a form
- Customizing pre-built Microsoft.com templates
- Inserting content controls
- Saving a form as a template
- Troubleshooting form issues
- Understanding Building Blocks
- Creating a schema using the Content Control Toolkit
Skill Level Intermediate
Web Form Design Best Practiceswith Luke Wroblewski3h 46m Appropriate for all
1. Getting to Know Word Forms
2. Inserting Form Controls to Capture Data
3. Finishing a Form
4. Creating Internal Forms with Building Blocks
5. Creating Controls That Repeat Data
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