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How to insert radio button in Microsoft Word document?

The following tutorials will show you several methods of how to insert radio button in MS Word document.

Insert one radio button with ActiveX Control in Word

Batch insert multiple radio buttons with Kutools for Word

One click to insert multiple option buttons in bulk in Word

Generally speaking, we normally can insert a option button at a time by enabling Developer tab, inserting a option button of ActiveX Control, and renaming the option button. But now, with Radio Button feature of Kutools for Word, you can quickly insert multiple radio buttons in bulk with only one click! Click for 60-day free trial!
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arrow blue right bubble Insert one radio button with ActiveX Control in Word

This method will guide you to enable Developer tab in the Word Ribbon, and then insert an ActiveX control of Option button in Word. Please do as follows:

1. Click File > Options to open the Word Options dialog box.

2. In the Word Options dialog box, (1) click Customize Ribbon in left bar, (2) check the Developer option in the right box, and (3) click the OK button. See screenshot:

Now the Developer tab is added in the Word Ribbon.

3. Go ahead to click Developer > Legacy Tools > Option Button. See screenshot:

4. Now a radio button is inserted in the document where your cursor places on. Right click it, and select OptionButton Object > Edit from the context menu. See screenshot:

5. Now the option button name is editable. Please type the texts you need to replace it.

6. For inserting multiple option buttons, please repeat above Step 3 - 5 as you need.

7. Exit the Design mode with clicking Developer > Design Mode. See screenshot:

Now these inserted option buttons are checkable.


arrow blue right bubble Batch insert multiple radio buttons with Kutools for Word

Besides the above method, would you like to know another easy way in quickly inserting radio button in Word document? Now, Kutools for Word’s Radio Button utility can help you quickly insert multiple option buttons in bulk. Please do as follows:

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1. Please select the text that you want to insert radio button for, and click Kutools > Check Box > Radio Button. See screenshot:

Now, the radio button is inserted.

2. Exit the Design mode with clicking Developer > Design Mode. (Note: Click to view ways about showing Developer tab in Word Ribbon.)

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arrow blue right bubble Relative article:

Group radio button in Word


 

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    Nowfal · 3 months ago
    Hi,
    Is there any javascript code for creating option button with same group in a .docx file using Tx Text Control?
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    Nowfal · 3 months ago
    Hi
    Is there any javascript code for creating option button in .docx document using TxTextControl?
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    nazi · 3 months ago
    hi
    how can i fill the radiobox and check it?
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    Julie · 3 months ago
    Is there a way to sort alphabetically the radio buttons?
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    Poonam · 1 years ago
    Very useful!
    Thanks!!