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Document.OptimizeForWord97 Property

Office 2007
True if Microsoft Office Word optimizes the current document for viewing in Microsoft Word 97 by disabling any incompatible formatting. Read/write Boolean.



expression   A variable that represents a Document object.


To optimize all new documents for Word 97 by default, use the OptimizeForWord97byDefault property.


This example checks the current document to see if it is optimized for Word 97; if it is not, the example asks the user whether it should be.

Visual Basic for Applications
If ActiveDocument.OptimizeForWord97 = False Then
    x = MsgBox("Is this document targeted at " _
        & "Word 97 users?", vbYesNo)
    If x = vbYes Then _
        ActiveDocument.OptimizeForWord97 = True
End If