How to Insert a ComboBox Control in Word 2010


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Inserting a ComboBox control

There are two reasons you might use a combo box in a form. The first reason is that you're not sure that you know all of the choices that users would have to make. You might ask someone what state they're from and provide a list of states, but then someone from a province or someone's from Guam and they want a place to enter that information and you haven't allowed them because you've only provided a list of fifty state abbreviations. So the first is we may not have all of the information about how all of our users would enter data in the form.

The second possibility is that you have most of the information and you think it's good enough. 90% of our users enter the same small set of values and we would love to provide a very short drop-down list. If we included every possible value, it would get really, really long and it would be hard for users to scroll hundreds of items to choose the lesser used items. So we make a management decision that says we're goin...

Inserting a ComboBox control
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Inserting a ComboBox control provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Gini Courter as part of the Word 2010: Forms in Depth

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Business
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Word
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