Checkbox controlox

Hello, I have two checkboxes on my word document, how do i get it to when the second checkbox is clicked by the user  textbox5 will appear and allow the user to type in data. If checkbox1 is click then hide textbox5.
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SteinerCommented:
Unfortunately you don't have a possibility to react on a click, but you can do this when the user leaves a checkbox. I assume that checkbox1 and 2 can't be checked at the same time? The try this, insert this code into a module:

Sub LeaveCheckBox1()
   If ActiveDocument.FormFields("Checkbox1").CheckBox.Value = True Then
      ActiveDocument.FormFields("Checkbox2").CheckBox.Value = False
      ActiveDocument.Unprotect
      ActiveDocument.FormFields("Textbox5").Range.Font.Hidden = True
      ActiveDocument.Protect wdAllowOnlyFormFields, True
   End If
End Sub

Sub LeaveCheckBox2()
   If ActiveDocument.FormFields("Checkbox2").CheckBox.Value = True Then
      ActiveDocument.FormFields("Checkbox1").CheckBox.Value = False
      ActiveDocument.Unprotect
      ActiveDocument.FormFields("Textbox5").Range.Font.Hidden = False
      ActiveDocument.Protect wdAllowOnlyFormFields, True
   End If
End Sub

Please not that the document protection has no password set in this example, if you want to have a password you'll need to add that to the 2 subs, too, as they need to unprotect the document in order to set the hidden property.

You check the properties of your 2 checkboxes and add a call to LeaveCheckBox1 as exit macro for the first checkbox and do the same thing for the 2nd one.

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