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LibreOffice Writer: Forms are not editable after save

after creating an odt document which has form controls (textbox, checkbox etc), I cannot edit the forms when I open the document again. You have to select everything and copy it in a new document. But ...
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Is there a way to paste a date into a Chrome date field?

When filling in a form in Chrome, HTML5 forms have a nifty date field nowadays which Chrome renders a rather helpful date picker. This is nice unless you have loads of forms to fill in. I'd like to ...
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How to set a maximum font size in an Adobe Acrobat Pro form

Is there a way to create a form field that sets a maximum font size but allows for the text size to be automatically reduced as the text takes up more of the field? If I simply leave the font size ...
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Dropdown box arrow in a pdf appear on printouts

I have a .pdf with dropdown box form fields. The arrows on the dropdown boxes normally don't print, but on a new (Windows 8) computer they are suddenly printing. All other computers in the office ...
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Extract multiple PDF forms into once excel file

I have a one page PDF file which is used by our users for registration. Is there anyway I can extract form values from all the PDFs filled out by users in a single excel file, at once?
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How can I autofill based on a single form field?

For sites like https://investor.vanguard.com/home, I can't coax LastPass into form filling (let alone preferably automatically submitting via autologin) my username. I've of course used the "save all ...
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Choose the filename when using POST with curl?

I'd like to POST a file upload with curl, and choose the filename at request time. Here's the curl line I have right now, which works to upload the file: curl --form "upload_file=@content.txt" ...
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Opening dropdown box immediately on cell entry excel

I have successfully implemented cascading dropdown lists, where the contents of the dropdown are filtered by the previous selection, using an adaptation of Contextures Offset/Match method of ...
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PDF file is asking me to UPLOAD another PDF file. What it can be?

I met a PDF file with a placeholder for a logo. When I click this placeholder, it is asking to "upload" a logo. Pressing Browse... causes normal open file dialog appear, which is accepting only PDF ...
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Getting bad results to form field formula Word

I am using Word 2007 and have a form with "Filling in forms" protection. I have a formula field: {[FormText { =Round(Price/0.5, 2)}}] that shows like this: 100.00. The [] brackets indicate a bookmark ...
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Eliminate leading space form field Word

I am using Word 2007 and have a form with "Filling in forms" protection. I have a formula field: { =Round(Price/0.5, 2) \# "$#,##0.00" } that shows like this: $ 100.00. The problem is how do I ...
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Microsoft Access change default row height for inserting rows on form?

I frequently insert new rows in a table layout on an Access form. I am unsure where to change the "default row height" - the rows are always 0.1667" height when I insert them. The rows I am adding ...
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In a Web page, how can I tick all checkboxes in selection?

I am using a webmail (Outlook Web Access). I have a Web page : in my mailbox, I have many messages. I select 30 lines. Now, I want something that would tick the 30 checkboxes that are in my ...
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How can I save a live form's data in Firefox when I can't restart it to install plugins?

How can I save form data on a webpage in Firefox which was very much work to fill out. It is work in progress, that means I want to continue tomorrow, but have to turn of the computer meanwhile. I ...
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Word for Mac 2011 Form/Templates - field size

I've made a form template for other users to complete. It is a new employee record form. The size of each text box is unlimited, but if a person's name is lengthy, the text boxes on the rest of the ...
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Word 2010: Cannot edit form fields inside textbox after protecting a form

I am creating a form that has strict formatting restrictions. I need to layout some of the text with exact measures, and I am currently using text boxes for this. Further, I need to restrict editing ...
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What is the best way to create a form letter in Word 2007? [closed]

In MS Word 2003 I could right-click and pick a format, and a toolbar came up that would allow me to highlight certain areas to allow people to type in a letter and tab through, and would also allow me ...
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How to increase visual length of form text field in Word?

When a form text field is inserted in a Word document, the grey shaded length is about 5 characters long. How can this length be increased?
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How to disable blue highlighting of text form field when selected in Word?

When a text form field is clicked in by the user, the field is highlighted in blue. How can the blue highlighting be disabled?
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How do I protect/lock a form in Word 2007/2010 without losing spellcheck?

Locking a form in Word 2007 and 2010 loses a lot of important features, most notably spellcheck. How do I lock a form so users can only edit the Content Controls, without sacrificing any other ...
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Can a Word 2010 document be used to gather information and create documents based on the input?

Here is the problem I am trying to solve, and my question is, "Can this be done in MS Word 2010?" MS Word 2010 form is given to user User returns form to me, completely filled out Based on the ...
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Excel Form Control Text Resizing- Won't Highlight when Click Edit Text on Form Control

I added some form controls through the developer tab and linked them to macros successfully. They are checkbox type controls and I want to increase the font size in them, when i click edit text though ...
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Windows Scheduled Task and Windows Form application

I have a windows form application that is using a WebBrowser control, I want to run this in a schedulded task on my windows 7 machine, but when I run it, the program doesn't seem to save any web pages ...
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Lots and Lots of Expiration Dates to Track

I have created quite a detailed form, but I have about 150 different expiration dates that I need to keep track of. What I would really like to do, is have a reminder pop-up for each date 30 days ...
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Password memorization and autocomplete heuristics in Chrome

What are Chrome's heuristics to decide to save login form data and autocomplete them on the next visit? If Chrome isn't saving the credentials on a particular form, what could the reasons be? I know ...
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How to create a form in Word that functions on screen and in print?

I'm making a one-page form in Word that needs to be functional on screen with fillable fields and in print with lines. What is the best way to do this? Right now I have a section that requires ...
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Batch filling pdf form using data from Excel

I have an excel file which contains many rows of data, each row has columns like last name, first name, gender etc. I would like to batch fill these data into a form which is in PDF format, each row ...
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Outlook 2007 Creating a wizard to fill out repetitive emails I need to send

I have to send out an email to the same people every time we ship something (which is a lot). The email says the same thing with a couple of changes each time (Number of packages, Destination, ...
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I want to autofill responses on an ms word form into a report template

In ms word 2010, I’d like to create a form which collects data using text fields and drop down menus and perhaps even some radio buttons. (ok that part I got) But I then want to take the responses to ...
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Microsoft Word - Collecting form data online

I have a word template file that I've set up following the directions here: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/create-forms-that-users-complete-or-print-in-word-HA010030746.aspx That setup ...
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How can different people track changes in the unprotected text form fields?

I am working on a protected word 2007 form. How can different people track changes in the unprotected text form fields? The text appears in black and changing the track changes option doesn't change ...
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convert pdf forms to regular pdf

Smart pdf's are nice, but most people wouldn't know what to do when their browser would not load them. A conversion to regular pdf, ditching the forms and functions is desirable. Can that be done ? ...
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Is there an easy way to create a pdf replica of a paper form?

I have a very long government form. I would like to make a PDF version of it, and have that PDF look exactly like the existing form (or close to it). Obviously I could painstakingly go through all 13 ...
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Configure Firefox to remember form changes when accidentally leaving a HTTPS page?

On some webpages, changed form content gets lost when the user (accidentally) leaves and goes back to the page (before submitting the form). Example scenario: Bob edits a wiki page in Firefox. He ...
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Word 2007 cell formatting

I have created a form template in Word 2007 which include various fields. Some of the fields are to show time (i.e. 15:47:32). I’ve set the text field properties as Date HH:mm:ss. The trouble ...
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Basing one combo box on another

I'm trying to follow the instructions to base one combo box on another in an MS Access 2010 form, and I'm running into some issues. I've got two tables: Strategy +----+-------------+ | ID | ...
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Vimium-like navigation in Windows and all other applications

I used Vimium recently and was fascinated about its 'link hunt mode' feature. I wonder if there exists any tool like it in Windows such that pressing F would auto-assign a key combination for all UI ...
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Spell check doesn't work in protected forms in Word 2011 for Mac

We have a form template many staff members use. We created it in Word 2004 for Mac, and I was told a shortcoming was there was no way to turn on the spell checker (a real hassle!). I hoped this would ...
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Editing form controls without document protection

I have created a Word document (Word 2010, in format docx) with form elements (radio buttons, dropdown menus). Is there any way to set these controls active without locking the document?
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Form recognition using OCR and return image of the value

I'm on a project that processes hundreds of forms. The forms have consistent formats but are filled out by hand by different people. I need a way to quickly process all of this data into electronic ...
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How do I compile word document reports into a single report?

I would like to take several word documents and collate them into one. I'm wondering if there is a way to use templates, form fields, macros, etc to streamline this process. We have several team ...
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Present a form to user on Windows login

I have a public computer lab where users must give a few short details about themselves such as their age and objective before they use the computers. Currently this information is gathered by a lab ...
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Microsoft Word: Auto-filling other form elements basing on contents of first one

I'm trying to set up a form in Word that includes several fields that get duplicated in various spots in the document, like First Name, Last Name, etc. I want the user to be able to enter each ...
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I cannot print or export Adobe XML-Form files

I have PDFCreator and "PrimoPDF" installed, as well as some other print software. Now I own Adobe Acrobat and used it to save content in an Adobe XML-Form file. Now I want to flatten that file, as ...
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Best method to create multiple screens in Visual Studio 2012

Using Visual Studio 2012 (c#), I would like to use 1 single window that holds different screens. The tutorials I've seen up till now have suggested to use Forms; telling the form to "Close" or "Hide". ...
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Adobe Reader not loading form content

We have an FDL file which is used to offer an online application possibility. The FDL is filled out and sent to a mailbox. When I open the received file, Adobe Reader starts, loads the document in ...
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Free draw form input box for human signatures

I have a MS Word document which is more or less a form with only the input boxes enabled for editing (the rest of the document is locked). I was wondering if there is some sort of solution or plugin ...
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How can I trigger a macro when clicking a forms toolbar checkbox in Microsoft Word 2002/3?

I've been given a form in Word 2002 that will be used by 2002-2010 users across the organisation which I've been asked to automate. After struggling with hiding the Controls Toolbox toolbar ...
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Clone/mirror a textbox in a PDF form

I've got a PDF form in Acrobat X Pro where users can enter their name in a textbox on the first page. I would like the contents of that box to be cloned/mirrored in another box on the second page of ...
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How can one convert a Word form to a PDF form while preserving fields?

I have a Word source document which I'm using to create a PDF form. The first go-round, everything is fine because I can let Acrobat Pro auto-create all the fields. That feature is actually pretty ...