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Manipulating text in a drop down option

by troyhaggard / June 25, 2013 3:30 AM PDT

Hello, new to the website and in desperate need of help; is there a possibility of manipulating text once the text has been added as an option in a fillable form drop down? I am trying to create three drop down options and I need each option to contain text where in there are fill in blanks that may be populated after chosing the respective drop down. Any help is much appreciated! - Troy

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Clarification Request
by troyhaggard / June 25, 2013 3:33 AM PDT

I apologize this is regarding Word 2003 software. Thank you. - Troy

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Since Word 2003 has VBA
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 25, 2013 4:10 AM PDT
In reply to: Clarification

Then sure, yes you can either talk with your programmer about this if you don't write your own macros. So the answer is yes but a course in VBA doesn't fit in this small box.

My question is why a Word 2003 form. Wouldn't that mandate that all the users have such?

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Gee Bob
by The ancient one / July 3, 2013 6:56 AM PDT

Some of us don't grab the newest thing out there. I am still using Word 2000 and drive a 20 year old vehicle. I do admit that if I need some one to have access to such a form document, I would probably use my new PDF professional software.

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Good choice.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 3, 2013 7:13 AM PDT
In reply to: Gee Bob

While the office does have some Office 2000 license in reserve, I understand as I also keep cars around a long time. But PDF is a much better choice as it's like issuing a form that can only be filled out in your 1993 Chrysler LeBaron.

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