How to Create a Dropdown Field in Word 2007
Typically, the drop-down list is used when you create a form. When creating forms it is best to save the work as a template instead of just a Word document. Other users can then fill out the form and return it to you. Although that is the intent of the drop-down list, this method can be used whether you are creating documents or templates.
Open the Microsoft Word 2007 application.
Click the “Developer” tab. If this is not available then do the following:Click the “Office Button.”Click the “Word Options” button.Select the “Popular” tab.Check the “Show Developer tab in the Ribbon” check box. Click the ”OK” button.
Decide there you want the drop-down list to appear and place the cursor at that spot in the document.
Click “Drop-Down List” in the "Controls" group. Click “Properties” under the "Controls" group.
Click the “Add” button in the "Drop-Down List Properties" section. Type in an entry that you want displayed in the drop-down menu. Click the “OK” button. Repeat until all required entries have been inputted.
Click the “OK” button.