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Options.BackgroundSave Property (Word)

True if Word saves documents in the background. When Word is saving in the background, users can continue to type and to choose commands. Read/write Boolean.

expression .BackgroundSave

expression A variable that represents a Options object.

This example allows users to continue working in a document while Word is saving it.

Options.BackgroundSave = True

This example returns the current status of the Allow background saves option on the Save tab in the Options dialog box.

Dim blnAutoSave As Boolean 
blnAutoSave = Options.BackgroundSave
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