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How to insert check box form field in Word documents?

Author: Amanda Li Last Modified: 2024-05-17

Check box form field offers a simple way for users to select items on a form, making it ideal for surveys, checklists, and forms that require multiple selections. It is also commonly used for compatibility with older versions of Word. This tutorial will show you the way to insert a check box form field into Word documents.


Insert check box form field in Word

Step 1: Enable the Developer tab (Skip if Developer is already on your Word ribbon)

  1. Click File > Options > Customize Ribbon.
  2. Under the Main Tabs, check the Developer box and click OK.

Step 2: Place the cursor where you want to insert a checkbox

Step 3: Insert a check box form field

On the Developer tab, in the Controls group, click Legacy Tools > Check Box Form Field.

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Result

A check box form field is inserted at the location of your cursor at once.

Note: You can select the inserted checkbox and press Ctrl + C to copy it, then paste it wherever needed using Ctrl + V.


Insert check box form field in Word with Kutools for Word

Kutools for Word consolidates check box functions from Word, allowing users to easily insert checkbox form field or other types of checkboxes into documents.

  1. Click at the location where you want to insert a checkbox form field.
  2. Click Kutools > Check Box > Check Box Form Field.

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Result

A check box form field is inserted at the location of your cursor at once.

Notes:

  • You can select the inserted checkbox and press Ctrl + C to copy it, then paste it wherever needed using Ctrl + V.
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HOW I ADD DEVELOPER TAB IN MY MS WORD
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You must click on the link which you can find in the text above, which says: Tips: click here if you can't find the developer tab. There you must click on the word here.
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