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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Word 2000 by Bill Camarda

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Adding Interactivity with Form Fields

So far, you've only seen how to use Word's editing and formatting tools to create a document that resembles a form. In the rest of this chapter, you learn how to add interactivity and automation to your form with form fields. Form fields are special document elements that make it possible to fill out the form more easily and quickly, and to use the form's information after it's there.

Working with the Forms Toolbar

Word 2000 has grouped the essential commands for creating and editing a form together in the appropriately named Forms toolbar. Enable this toolbar as you would any other: Choose View, Toolbars, and then choose Forms from the submenu.

Note

In Word 2000, displaying the Forms toolbar is the only ...

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