Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Inserting a DropDownList control, part of Word 2010: Forms.
We have our form and we've already added content controls to capture plain…text and rich text.…Now we're going to start adding controls that are convenient for users, because…it allows them simply to go in and click and choose an item from a list.…There are two different types of these controls.…The first is called the Drop-Down List control and it's used when you can…describe the entire universe of choices that a user would need to select from.…An example of this might be a list of credit card types that we accept.…
We only take Visa, MasterCard, and Discover, therefore, that's the entire universe.…A perfect choice for a list control.…Combo boxes, which we'd talk about in the next movie, are used when you're not…sure you can describe the entire universe.…You have most of the choices but you'd still like to allow the user to type in a…choice if it's missing.…Let's go ahead now and create some drop-down lists for our users using the…Drop-Down List content control.…The first thing we're going to do is add a list of departments.…
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
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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