Meer holds a Bachelor of Science in game and simulation programming from DeVry University, California. You can choose from two ways to set up your table so that its header row or rows repeat. Even if I could do this, then the form fields would be missing in the new row. Of course, even if this works I build a macro that does it then how do I activate the macro when the form is locked? I was also able to modify the column width, row height, etc. She trains the staffs of small law firms in the use of Microsoft Office applications and has authored many books covering Microsoft Office as well as written articles for Infopackets, TechnoLawyer, and Digital Harbor. I just made a new document and started copying over, there was more than one table bugging. Is the document as a whole protected, perhaps for forms? Many thanks again for your time.
A pop-up Remove Tables dialog will display to remind you the removing of the tables, click Yes to remove all tables, or No to pause this operation. Krashed Kris, does this suit your purpose? Do you know 'where' I am wrong. Any additional rows the user enters will disappear at the bottom once the maximum height of the text box or frame has been reached. You can create and modify tables and place data in them. That copies the name of the macro to the list on the right, which contains all the commands on your Quick Access Toolbar. So start using Word and Excel together today! I typed in the text form fields in the cells.
The process is a bit convoluted and I would not recommend using it with a complex document, but it works fairly well with a simple one. Choose AutoFit and set it for fixed column width. Thus, this was the right way of locking a file. Doing so would require the password upon opening the document itself. Word can even automatically adjust the dimensions of cells in your table to reflect the data that is in them.
Within the Column tab you can change the Preferred Width by ticking this box and changing the width size. Cristobal: I have verified the procedure you posted, as follows: I made a test template with a table with multiple rows and columns, inserted some form fields into some of the cells, locked the template and then saved it. Word displays the Table Properties dialog box. All images are subject to review. Click the button next to Paste Link: Although it takes a lot of flak, Microsoft Office has some very powerful features that let you use the apps very efficiently.
You did note that your script is a 'start point' and it seems I am not starting or ending right. It is an optional tab and can be left as it is. I got several complaints, but was successful in making them limit the response to a few words. To do that, unprotect the document, right click on that formfield and then select Properties to access the Properties dialog for the formfield. For instance, you might want the cells to be a certain size, and never change—even when you place a large amount of data in the cell. For multiple scattered selections, use control key while selecting.
When I click enter in the Text form field it moves all my text further down and even without moving the text box itself it moves the text further down. The first step is to adjust column width so that the columns in your table are the way you want them. How To Lock An Ms Office Word File? Guess which one is better? You can set up the table so that the table header row or rows appear on each page automatically. If neither of those suggestions help, you'll probably need to contact the person who originally wrote the document. In the list box on the left, click the name of your macro.
If someone sends me an employment application form, or a non-disclosure agreement form, or any other kind of form that I must complete and return by e-mail, why would I want to import another document into that form? Given my grasp of macros I am able to spell the word, often should I just accept that this is well beyond me, hope no one needs another row for data input, and get on with my life. Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world. However, I did figure out how to get most of them back by making a single change! Went back to the form, locked it, entered data into the last cell's form field, and hit 'tab' which, when the form is unlocked adds a new row. Editing Restrictions, and then click Yes, start Enforcing Protection. This tip 1605 applies to Microsoft Word 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003.
It will not prevent the user from changing them by actually modifying the dimensions. I could put in as many characters as I wanted, and was not limited to what I had specified in the template. Once you save the file with the password, for editing the file or accessing it for even reading purpose, you would be required to provide the password. Word allows you to easily create tables, modify them, and place data in them. Then on the right of the ribbon bar under Layout, click on Cell Size, then the down arrow within Cell Size tab to choose from the Table Properties. While the macro is running, the user doesn't have control of the document, so there's no chance to make unauthorized changes outside the form fields. Images larger than 600px wide or 1000px tall will be reduced.
I've created a document layout for other members of staff to use but my boss want it set so they cant alter the formatting of the document, all they need to be able to do is enter text in the boxes and save it. I have now updated it. Hi Rhonda I did not know about this setting. If the form has a password, the macro must contain the password to accomplish this step. Since this question is from July 2013, and I solved it then, I'm not testing your replies. I did a very preliminary google search which suggests that documents can be locked in this way, and I can see the advantages for form submissions by email - but is there a way to solve the printing problem so I can get a hard copy printed out without missing text? There are various files which contain sensitive information and thus needs to be locked so that the contents are not altered accidentally. From the down arrow choose how many rows and columns by clicking on the first square and drag your cursor to the number of columns and rows you require, then let go and the table will appear in your document as a default set size.