Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Troubleshooting form issues, part of Word 2010: Forms in Depth.
There are several common things that will go wrong with forms, and so I want to show…you how to troubleshoot your forms based on the types of issues that you see or that users report.…The first possibility is that you have a form and a user double-clicks to create a new form…based on your template.…You saved your template, everything is good, but when your user is in, working in the form,…not only can they choose and type where you expect them to, but they can also delete the…labels, and they can also add new rows and tables for example.…
In other words, they can do all kinds of things that you don't want them to do here in the form.…So, what happened here?…Well, when I created this form, before I saved the template, I missed the step of making…sure that I grouped the controls.…So in that case what I would do to fix this is I would open up my template again and go…into the template, go into the Developer tab, select all my fields, and then we would…just make sure that we group the containers and all of the text. And in doing that the…
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
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