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How do you set a check box to Checked?

How do you set a check box to Checked?

How do you set a check box to Checked?

I am trying to auto-fill a protected form in MS WORD.  I was using setformresult for the fill-in and combo box fields, but it doesn't seem to work for a check box.  What should I use?

I have tried:
 Wordbasic.setformresult "Check1", -1
that is giving me a "bad parameter" error when run.

I also tried:
  WordBasic.setformresult "Check1", True
I got the same error.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks and best regards,


RE: How do you set a check box to Checked?

Neither -1 nor True is a valid checkbox value. The valid values are:
0 Or vbUnchecked
1 Or vbChecked
2 I'm not sure what the constant is for this one.

So you would need to change the line to:

Wordbasic.setformresult "Check1", vbChecked

If that doesnt work try 0, but the constants are nice if they're available to you in Word VBA. They should be available.

Experienced with:

VB6, SQL Server, QBASIC, C(unix), MS Office VBA solutions

ALSO: Machine Control/Automation using GE and Omron PLC's and HMI(human machine interface) for industrial applications

RE: How do you set a check box to Checked?

Thanks, but I already figured it out.  Here's what I did:

ActiveDocument.FormFields("check1").checkbox.Value = True

That seems to be working fine, now.

Best regards,


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