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Adding a Check Box into a Word document

Who is this guide for?

Case Management Supervisors and System Supervisors

Microsoft Word allows you to make selections using check boxes. This guide will go through the process of creating check boxes.

Step 1

Place your cursor where you would like the check box to appear in the document, then navigate to the Developer menu.

If the Developer menu does not appear, you may need to add it:

  • Go to File > Options and select Customise Ribbon
  • Ensure that the Developer menu is ticked

Step 2

Click the Check Box option within the Controls section.

Step 3

The check box will appear in the document at the cursor point.

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