How to insert a "grey field in MS Word"
Thread poster: Natalia Rivera
Natalia Rivera
Local time: 12:36
English to Spanish
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Jul 11, 2005

Hello, everyone!
The problem here is that I do not know how these fields are called. They are the ones that appear in grey color in the Word document, in which you can type text and it continues enlarging as much as the text does.

Thanks a lot!


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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
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Polish to German
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They should be called "Fields" indeed Jul 11, 2005

but I have only german Word, so maybe the english name is a different one.

Use the command "Form field" or "Field" from the menu "Insert".

The easiest way would be, however, to search in the Word help function, as there you will find the exact description for what to do in YOUR Word version.

Regards
Jerzy


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Can Altinbay  Identity Verified
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Text Box? Jul 11, 2005

Natalia Rivera wrote:

Hello, everyone!
The problem here is that I do not know how these fields are called. They are the ones that appear in grey color in the Word document, in which you can type text and it continues enlarging as much as the text does.

Thanks a lot!


I think you may be talking about a text box. It is on the Insert menu, bottom set after Picture and Drawing on WordXP. I have to say this, because sometimes, Microsoft changes things around.


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