Ribbon checkbox on the Personalize page of the Word Options dialog Figure

To add the choices for a drop-down or combo box list, switch to Design mode by clicking the Design button in the Controls group, select the control, and then select Properties from the Controls group on the Developer tab, as depicted in Figure 2.15.

FIGURE 2.14

Turning on the Developer tab on the Word Ribbon.

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1 Personalize

I1 Change the most popular options in Word.

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Top options for working with Word

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Customization Add-Ins

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[WfiJpen e-mail attachments in Full Screen Reading view

Trust Center

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Resources

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Initials: | HF

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FIGURE 2.15

Opening a control's Properties sheet.

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Add the choices for the drop-down list in the Properties sheet (see Figure 2.16). To add a choice, click the Add button, enter the display name and value, and click OK; repeat for each selection you want to add to the list.

FIGURE 2.16

Adding choices for a drop-down list content control.

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Display Name! j Kentucky

Value: Kentucky

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