How do I add fillable fields to a Word document?

Tech Tip: How to Create Fillable Forms in Microsoft Word

  1. Enable Developer Tab. Open Microsoft Word, then go to the File Tab > Options > Customize Ribbon > check the Developer Tab in the right column > Click OK.
  2. Insert a Control.
  3. Edit Filler Text.
  4. Design Mode button again to exit the mode.
  5. Customize Content Controls.

Can you turn a Word document into a fillable form?

You can create a fillable form in Word itself, so that other people can fill out the form without editing the underlying document. You can also use Adobe Acrobat and other PDF tools to convert a Word document to an editable form that anyone with PDF-compatible software can fill out.

How do I show form fields in Word?

How Do I Show or Hide Microsoft Word Field Codes?

  1. Open the document where the field codes are displayed.
  2. Press Alt+F9 to turn off field codes currently on the page.
  3. Click the Office button and select “Word Options” to turn off field codes by default.
  4. Select the “Advanced” tab in the “Word Options” window.

How do I create a Word document that will autofill information?

  1. Type the text you want AutoComplete to insert.
  2. Highlight the text.
  3. Click “Insert” in the Word menu bar.
  4. Click “OK” to add the text.
  5. Check the box labeled “Show AutoComplete Suggestions.” Click “OK.”
  6. Type “Iron” anywhere in your document.
  7. Press “Enter” to insert “Ironfoundersson Inc.” into your Word document.

What is the easiest way to create a fillable form?

How to create fillable PDF files:

  1. Open Acrobat: Click on the “Tools” tab and select “Prepare Form.”
  2. Select a file or scan a document: Acrobat will automatically analyze your document and add form fields.
  3. Add new form fields: Use the top toolbar and adjust the layout using tools in the right pane.
  4. Save your fillable PDF: