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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Word 2000 by Bill Camarda

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Advanced Form Field Features

Word provides some powerful form field automation options that are available to you regardless of the types of form fields you're using. These include

  • Adding help to your forms, including anything from a simple message in the status bar to a more detailed message that appears when the user presses F1.

  • Associating form fields with bookmarks (page 727).

  • Running macros when users enter or exit a form field. This means your form can help complete itself, based on the specific entries the user makes.

Adding Help to Your Forms

If you're in charge of helping people fill out their forms, you can cut down dramatically on the support you need to provide by adding built-in help to your online forms. Word's built-in help for forms ...

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