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Absolute Beginner's Guide to WordPerfect® 12 by Laura Acklen

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Creating Fill-in-the-Blank Forms

A typical form has a series of blanks that you need to fill in. The blanks are labeled so that you know what should be entered. Electronic forms work the same way. The items that don't change are the titles and labels, so they are “fixed.” The rest of the form is set aside for individual responses, which are variable.

A form document can be designed with merge codes that stop and wait for the user to type in the variable information. You can even create a message that explains what the user should be typing at this point. After the information has been entered, the merge moves on to the next code.

The Merge feature is used to fill in the form. The difference is that you merge data using the keyboard rather than ...

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