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Special Edition Using® Microsoft® Office Word 2003 by Bill Camarda

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Adding Interactivity with Form Fields

So far, you've seen only how to create a document that resembles a form—in other words, the skeleton of a form. In the rest of this chapter, you'll 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

Working with forms requires access to a specific set of tools. Word 2003 has grouped the essential commands for creating and editing a form together in the Forms toolbar. You can display this toolbar as you would any other: Choose View, Toolbars, and then choose Forms from the submenu. Figure 28.2 ...

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