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Allow user to type only in bookmarks in Word

Urgent! I have to allow user to type only in Bookmarks in MSWord.Any other portion of a document should not be editable.Some of the bookmarks are checkboxes,he should be able to check it by space bar.On tab the focus should go to the next bookmark.
   If it is inpossible,do I have any alternative?
   I'm using '97 and VB6/VBA.
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soferstam
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MCummings111400Commented:
Create a Word Form using the Word Form Tools. The Protect the document for forms. Use Word help on how to create a word form.

Protecting the document is under Tools-Protect
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soferstamAuthor Commented:
I can not use forms.I have to do it in a document itself.
I guess I have to write some macro to detect any click or keypress. I'm still need you help guys.
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mlmccCommented:
You could possibly build the document in sections and protect the sections appropriately.


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soferstamAuthor Commented:
  I think I'm just beginning to understand what does it mean word's form.
Actually the story is I got 500 documents which are representing the forms for user's input.Now I just whant to display them in my VB application for user to input some data. I just don't have a time to integrate every field whith database.For now I just going to store the document as it is whith users input.
   Again,the documents came as it is with bookmarks in it.
Now I'm just have to make sure to allow users to type only in a bookmarks.To rebuild every form is too difficult.
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MCummings111400Commented:
How much does the user have to imput for each bookmark? Are the bookmark names easily identifiable? (If I was using code, could I pick out eah bookmark by it's name that needed input?) I'm going somewhere with this, but I need to know if all the bookmarks tht are in the document would require some input and how much.
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soferstamAuthor Commented:
Thanks,from your answer I begun to understand there is something called "Word Form" and "protect" exist.
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