Microsoft Office 2010

Microsoft Office 2007 & 2010 Form Fields

This is a short tutorial on enabling Form fields in Microsoft Office 2007 and Microsoft Office 2010.

Microsoft Office 2007 Instructions

Step 1

To add a form field to a word document first go to the developer tab
(if the developer tab is not showing, click the Office button -> Word Options -> Popular -> Show Developer Tab in Ribbon)

Step 2

Once on the developer tab, click on Legacy Tools under the Controls section and select Text Form Field.

Step 3

Select the field and click Properties under the Controls section.

Microsoft Office 2010 Instructions

Step 1

Go to File > Options

Step 2

Go to the customize ribbon tab and check developer.

Microsoft Office 2010 "developer"

Step 3

The same rules as 2007 apply, click on Legacy tools and select Text Form Field.

Microsoft Office Text Form Field

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  • M. Hicks

    Thank you so much this was extremely helpful!

    • Your very welcome!

      • idlewild

        His very welcome what?

  • Katsie O’Neill

    I was able to add the form field but when I mail merge the document to edit individual docs the box disappears. Do you have any ideas how to correct this?