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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

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.


Batch insert multiple radio buttons with Kutools for Word

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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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Thank you so much for the help.
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Radio Button, please send to kq6ou.
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want functionality word dox
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What is wrong with your title? Why is it a statement followed with a question mark shoved on the end? It should be just be "how to insert A radio in button in Microsoft Word". At this time it is neither a question or a statement - it is just terrible English. Learn to write.
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get a life, nob head. useful article
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Wonderful, It helps me a lot....
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When you save the document as an "*.htm;*.html" Web Page the radio buttons and Caption do not show up. Open in Word 2013: 0 New 0 Old 0 Updated 0 Replaced Textbox Open in Explorer: Textbox Do you know how to resolve this issue?
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Really useful, thank you so much.
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This was truly helpful and the step by step with pics was definitely a plus in setting this up.
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Very useful! Thanks!!
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Is there a way to sort alphabetically the radio buttons?
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hi
how can i fill the radiobox and check it?
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Exit the Design mode
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Hi
Is there any javascript code for creating option button in .docx document using TxTextControl?
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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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plz tell ,

how to remove radio button from word file
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Hi,
Just select to highlight these radio button, and then press the Delete key, and these selected radio buttons will be deleted at once.
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how do I change the text font?
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