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    Saving data from a Word 2010 form

    I need to save the data only from a Word 2010 form. However, when I set the saving to be as delimited text file, I get and empty file.
    These are the instructions:
    File, then Options and Advanced, scroll to Preserve Fidelity When Sharing This Document, and select the Save Data As Delimited Text File check box.

    In 2003 this works like a charm. In 2010 I get an empty txt file.
    Has anybody seen this before and/or is there a btter way to handle this?

    Thanks,,
    itconc

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    Does your Word 2010 document actually contain completed formfields?
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    Paul Edstein
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    It appears that those save options only work for legacy form fields.

    Are you using the new Content Controls or the legacy form fields?
    Andrew Lockton, Chrysalis Design, Melbourne Australia

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    What are legacy form fields?
    We are using the new 2010 form with the fields that come with it.

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    Legacy Formfields are accessed via the same panel of the Ribbon's Developer tab as the Content Controls you've been inserting. If you click on that button, you'll see a whole set of Formfields & ActiveX controls that you can use.
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    Paul Edstein
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    Thank you very much!!

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