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Old 05-02-2019, 09:06 AM
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Default Auto populate a text field based on Content Control Dropdown List

Honestly, I don't know where to begin. I have created a word document which has a Content Control dropdown list. The list is titled "Select Participants" and I've added in the names of the participants. What I'm wanting is for when a participant's name is selected from the Content Control dropdown list, it auto populates a text field (text box?) that corresponds to that participant's name (ie value). I'm very new to VBA code and don't know where to begin (bookmarks?, mapping?, etc.). I don't even know what to input. I've scoured websites but nothing is clear.
Any suggestions would be very helpful. Thanks.
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Old 05-02-2019, 09:38 AM
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and, for different elements from a selected item to be output to different content controls, see:
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