Setting tab orders in a Word 2007 Form

I am creating a form that can be filled in in Word 07. I am using the legacy fields.

The first field in the form is the Date Picker form followed by a text field. Can you tell me how I can have the form automatically go to the next field in the form? Currently the next field shows the default text but when I click on it to enter the info, I have to click manually and the default help text does not go away. It requires me to highlight the text and then begin typing. Once I hit enter in that field it goes to the next field and things are working fine. I am just having trouble with the first text field in the form.

I have attached the form and any help would be appreciated.

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In MS Word 2007 on my PC everything works fine.
But in the MS Word 2007 header there is written Read-only file. Go to Windows Explorer.
Select your file Seller-Letter-Sample.docx and click on this with a right mouse button and choose Properties. Then uncheck a Read-only box:

Then in a Word options set the values marked with a red rectangular to be enabled:




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Regards RitaKnows,

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