ControlTipText on textbox in userform

leopardhawk

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Office Version
  1. 2016
Platform
  1. Windows
Hello forum friends,

I am trying to discover if there is a way to have greyed-out text (perhaps some instructions) appear in a text box on a UserForm that the user could 'over-type' as they fill in the text box, similar to what you see in a webpage? I don't like the idea of using ControlTipText as that method doesn't manifest unless the user actually hovers over the text box. Appreciate any suggestions or help. Thanks!
 

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