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Give your form’s option button double duty: Display related data based on its selection

Inside Microsoft Office

by Kara Hiltz

Option groups visually separate a set of choices from the rest of a form, but what’s the difference between an option group and any other form control, such as a listbox control or a combobox control? They all limit a user’s choices and streamline data entry. However, form controls reach their maximum potential when they work hand in hand with other controls, leaving less work for the user. For instance, you can[…]

 

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