Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Inserting a ComboBox control, part of Word 2007: Forms in Depth.
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A Combo Box Content Control is a combination of a text box and a dropdown list.…You use a Combo Box when it's okay for a user to enter a value if you haven't…provided it on the dropdown list.…We have one control in our form that calls out for a Combo Box and that's right…here, where after someone's told us how much they pledge, they want to tell us…how they'd like to pay it.…So, for example, we've indicated that somebody is paying it right now.…They've included it with the form, actually I wouldn't have that on the list…because you know whatever someone can give you right now, they could give you…more if we let them pay us several more times.…
But we'll have it as a choice anyway. Our users want it.…A Monthly pledge, a Quarterly pledge, or an Annual pledge that would be in by…December 10th, or possibly a choice of other.…Now, with the Other we could have actually made this a list box, because other…is everything we haven't included up until now.…But Other doesn't give us information about, what this person would…
AuthorGini von Courter
Prerequisite Course: Word 2007 Essential Training
- 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
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1. Getting to Know Word Forms
Formatting form tables7m 33s
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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