Microsoft, office, 2000, Word. how can i create checkboxes in my word document.

Posted on 2008-11-06
Last Modified: 2008-11-07
i used the control toolbox to create checkboxes in a word document. each checkbox has checkbox 1,2etc. how do i change that to my own words and make them check when clicked on. Thanks.
Question by:bigjane
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    Right Click on the checkbox and select checkbox Object then select edit.  This will allow you to change the text.

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    I have changed the text but still can't check the box. when i try to check the box, it brings up the code.
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    you just have to turn off Design Mode to make the checkbox work.  On the Control toolbar click on exit design mode.  It should be the first Icon looks like a protractor and Pencil.  Now it sees it as a checkbox and not a object.

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