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Microsoft Form - Default opening page for form

Posted on 2016-09-23
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Hello,

I have created a form in Microsoft Word that has a number of fields that users must fill in, including answering questions using radio buttons, which can be totaled to give the user a final score.

My problem is that when the form document opens it automatically defaults to the second page of the form. I believe this is because this is where the first field exists for users to fill in. I however would like for the document to default to opening on the first page of the document.

Are there any suggestions on how I can accomplish this? I will attach my document below.

Thank you for any help,
Bethany
MoC_RCPSC_OnlineForm.doc
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even with:
Private Sub Document_Open()
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   Selection.HomeKey Unit:=wdStory
End Sub

Open in new window

I found it went to the first field to fill ... the first place where the user is allowed to go.  Perhaps create a dummy control at the top to land on?
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by:Bethany De Jong
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Hi Crystal,

Thanks for your suggestions. I actually had already tried your suggestion, I have a dummy field currently located near the top of the document (TextBox7), but the document doesn't seem to default to here when it opens....

Any other suggestions?
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crystal (strive4peace) - Microsoft MVP, Access earned 500 total points (awarded by participants)
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you can send it there in the open event -- ask for something like their initials
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If it is desired to position the form at the top when opening, then there needs to be something at the top for the user to fill since a Word form seems to open with the first control where a response is required
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