Change AutoComplete settings

When filling out a form, you can configure AutoComplete to save and suggest only the information you want. You can choose whether to use AutoComplete for Web addresses, fields on forms, and passwords, or not to use it at all. You can also delete AutoComplete entries you've added. When designing a form, you can specify whether or not AutoComplete is enabled for a text box control on a form.

Do one of the following:

ShowTurn AutoComplete on or off

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options, and then click the General tab.
  2. Under System options, click Internet Options, and then click the Content tab.
  3. Under Personal information, click AutoComplete.
  4. Under Use AutoComplete for in the AutoComplete Settings dialog box, select the AutoComplete options you want to use.

 Note   To turn AutoComplete off, clear all of the check boxes under Use AutoComplete for.

ShowDelete previous AutoComplete entries

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options, and then select the General tab.
  2. Under System options, click Internet Options, and then click the Content tab.
  3. Under Personal information, click AutoComplete.
  4. To delete the list of entries you've made into fields on a form, click Clear Forms under Clear AutoComplete history.

 Note   When filling out a form, you can delete a single item from the list of suggestions. When the list appears, point to the item you want to delete, and then press DELETE.

ShowEnable or disable AutoComplete for a text box control

  1. In design mode, double-click the control you want to modify.
  2. On the Display tab in the Text Box Properties dialog box, select or clear the Enable AutoComplete check box.
 
 
Applies to:
InfoPath 2003