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How To Insert a Combo Box and Drop Down List in Word

Most of the Microsoft users doesn't know that creating a drop down list in Microsoft word is possible and it is so easy. This is helpful particularly if you are designing a form.

Steps are as follows:

1. First you need to turn on your Forms menu if it is not visible. Do do that, click on "View" -> "Toolbars" -> "Forms".

2. Once Form toolbar is visible, click on the "Drop-Down Form Field". This create a Drop button in the word document. Now click on the "Form Field Options" button in the Form tool bar and add the Drop-down item' by clicking on "Add".

3. Make sure you check "Drop-down enabled" option and click OK.

4. Now, click on the "Protect Form" button in the Form toolbar.

5. That's it. You should be able to use the drop down list now.