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    How to Enable Drop Down List on Word 2016

    This Article will guide you through how to enable options on a Word document.

    Getting Started.

    To get started with this process you must have office 2016 downloaded on to your computer, with Word 2016 ready to go. If you have not done so please review and follow this article on How to download Office 365


    Step 1: 

     When you open up Word 2016, Navigate too File then under File go to options. 


    Step 2: 

    Once in options click on customize ribbon from there you would want to check the box for the Developer tab, which will now appear on your main tabs. Click okay then maneuver back to your document.

    Step 3: 

    Click on your new developer tab, move to controls then you will want to click on the Drop Down List Controls Icon to enable this Option to see the the options given for each drop down box in the form. 


    This completes how to enable Drop Down menus in a word document in Word 2016.

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