Federal Tax Return Form
Add content controls _ Now you're ready to add the different parts of the form, which Word calls content control fields. To add a content control field, place your cursor in the desired location, then choose a field from the Controls group on the Developer tab. You can hover your mouse over the fields to see the different options. In this example, we're adding a text field so users can type their first names. The content control field will appear in the document. You can add several types of fields. For example, you can add check boxes for a yes_no question: Or even a date selection field: Once you've added all of your fields to the document, you're ready to send out the form for others to use.
The tab order must be logical. As users navigate through a form using the keyboard, they typically press tab to jump to the next field. Ensuring proper tab sequence helps the user to focus on filling out the form rather than struggling to find their place after losing it. The following two workflows list the steps for creating a new form, and for fixing an existing form.