Microsoft Word 2003: Adding Check Boxes

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General Information

The check box is a basic button that can be filled or cleared and is most often used to symbolize the status of a binary option. Check boxes can easily be placed in a Word document to add an interactive flair to the project.  Additional external documentation can be found here:

To place & activate check boxes in Word 2003

1. Open Microsoft Word 2003.

2. Click View | Toolbars | Forms.


3. Click the Check Box Form Field button, located on the Forms toolbar.

Check Box Form Field

4. Click the Protect Form Fields button to activate the check box.

Protect Form Fields

5. Click the check box to Fill & Clear.

Activated Check Box

Note:   You will not be able to modify anything else in the document once you have checked the Protected the form, the check box will function like a bullet.

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