Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Overview of form controls, part of Word 2010: Forms in Depth.
Microsoft Word 2010 lets you create beautiful, easy to use forms.…It also lets you create ugly hard to use forms.…Word 2010 includes tools for layout and content controls that will help you…create beautiful forms.…Part of the power of Word is that it's incredibly versatile.…You can put text anywhere you wish.…For example, if I just click in a document and start typing, the typing would…be in the upper left corner, but if I double- click somewhere, I can type text anywhere I wish.…
Here or even here.…I can also insert images or SmartArt or anything anywhere I would like on the page.…With Word, you can create many different types of unstructured documents.…You can write a short story, create an event brochure, write a blog post, write…some haiku, or compose a love letter.…Just sit down, click somewhere, and start typing and you're creating a document.…Forms, on the other hand, are not unstructured.…they require advanced planning because the data you're collecting in the form…is structured data.…
If you're collecting someone's personal information, you want very specific…
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
Word 2010: Mail Merge in Depthwith Gini von Courter1h 31m 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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