Creating Forms in Word 2019 for Windows

Word 2019 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
  • 5 videos | 18m 16s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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Explore how to use and reuse forms in Word 2019 in this 5-video course. Word has thousands of pre-formatted forms available for download, and you will learn to use them to create forms for specific requirements. You will also observe how to use Navigation Pane to create a form, for instance, for a quotation, by using Word's built-in templates. You will learn how to save a form you have customized as a template for future use. Next, you will learn how to create drop-down menus within a word document, if you are creating a survey, for example. The document with the drop-down menu will be available to anyone who has been sent the document. This course continues by demonstrating how to use multiple choice lists in a form, and how to customize the appearance of the list. Finally, if you are sharing a form or survey, you will learn how to protect it from unauthorized changes, which will allow users to add answers, but not to modify the questions or other elements. In order to practice what you have learned, you will find the Word document named Word 2019 for Windows: Creating Forms Exercise as well as the associated materials in the Resources section.


  • Use form templates
    Create a form template
    Insert a drop-down menu
  • Create a multiple choice list
    Protect a form


  • 4m 12s
    To save time, you can start with a form template. See how to find and create your form from an existing Microsoft template with Word. FREE ACCESS
  • 2m 32s
    If you want to create your own form template, start with a new document and save the new document as a template. See how to quickly save and access your custom templates in Word. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Inserting a drop-down menu in Word 2019 for Windows
    5m 55s
    If you are creating a form or survey in Word, you may find the Drop-Down control useful. Drop-down lists are useful if you want the questionnaire recipient to select one answer from a predefined selection. In Word, you can also allow your users to specify their own custom answer. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Creating a multiple choice list in Word 2019 for Windows
    2m 56s
    As part of your Word form, you can include multiple choice checkbox lists. This can allow users to select multiple answers to your question. The appearance of your multiple choice list can be also be adjusted. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Protecting your form in Word 2019 for Windows
    2m 42s
    Before sharing your form or survey, you may want to protect it from unauthorized modifications. Word comes complete with a special mode that allows you to protect any areas that are not intended for the user completing the form. When this mode is activated, the user can add their answers but they cannot modify the questions. FREE ACCESS


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