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Word 2010 - insert a line that can be typed on and does not move the line

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Please advise how I can insert a line in a Word 2010 document that when someone types on the line it does not move.

For example:
The property location is:  _________________________________.

I would like the line to show - but when the user types on the line - the text being typed is underlined and the line expands.

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Question by:mmj1
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by:Tommy Kinard
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I use formfields click it and select undeline. Protect the document so the formatting is kept. I normally use a document that I have setup with formfields where I want input, then I protect the document from editing except for the formfields. As long as the information entered into the formfield does not wrap in the document everything is fine.

HTH
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I would agree to the use of a form field or table as options but see the attached document for usage.

Chris
table-versus-form-field.docx
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by:Stacy Brown
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I would use a tab stop and underline the space before the tab stop and the tab itself.  That way the text will be underlined automatically.  See the attached as an example.
TabStopUnderlining.docx
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Thanks to all of you for your help - all very good options.
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