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Old 05-15-2019, 09:28 AM
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I have created a 13 page fillable form. Part of the form you put student name, student number, class, presenter, and academy. Once you put this information in on the first page I have set it to fill out the other 5 locations on the form where that information needs to be filled in. As you put in the first field the form locks for sometime to finish filling in the other areas before it moves to the next field. When you finish the next field it locks up for several seconds while it fills in those other areas. This continues for each field. Is there a way for make this process faster? Just to fill out the five locations takes a couple of minutes. The information is not a lot of characters. Further, in this form I have over 200 check able boxes, date fields, and note sections that are also being field out.



I also need to see if I can make this work on a tablet using Microsoft Word.

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Old 05-15-2019, 10:55 AM
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The tablet part is tough.


If your form is using macros, it will not work on a tablet.


I don't know that legacy form controls work on tablets; my understanding is that content controls do not.


The term "form" in Word is disappointingly ambiguous.
What, exactly, are you doing to make it a form? Protecting for Filling in Forms?


What kind of controls are you inserting?

Legacy form controls?
Active X controls?
Content controls?
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Old 05-20-2019, 03:18 PM
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I have made a form that has fallible areas along with drop downs and buttons that change between pass and fail. the form is 13 pages long and has over 200 buttons to be checked. We use it when we are doing testing for driving. Each task has a pass or fail that we have to mark and keep for legal purposes.
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Old 05-20-2019, 04:36 PM
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Without access to the problem document, it's impossible to diagnose the performance issue. Can you attach the document to a post (delete anything sensitive)? You do this via the paperclip symbol on the 'Go Advanced' tab at the bottom of this screen.
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