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Options Members (Word)

Office 2010

Represents application and document options in Word. Many of the properties for the Options object correspond to items in the Options dialog box.

Name

Description

AddBiDirectionalMarksWhenSavingTextFile

True if Microsoft Word adds bidirectional control characters when saving a document as a text file. Read/write Boolean.

AddControlCharacters

True if Microsoft Word adds bidirectional control characters when cutting and copying text. Read/write Boolean.

AddHebDoubleQuote

True if Microsoft Word encloses number formats in double quotation marks ("). Read/write Boolean.

AllowAccentedUppercase

True if accents are retained when a French language character is changed to uppercase. Read/write Boolean.

AllowClickAndTypeMouse

True if Click and Type functionality is enabled. Read/write Boolean.

AllowCombinedAuxiliaryForms

True if Microsoft Word ignores auxiliary verb forms when checking spelling in a Korean language document. Read/write Boolean.

AllowCompoundNounProcessing

True if Microsoft Word ignores compound nouns when checking spelling in a Korean language document. Read/write Boolean.

AllowDragAndDrop

True if dragging can be used to move or copy a selection. Read/write Boolean.

AllowOpenInDraftView

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether to allow users to open documents in draft view. Read/write.

AllowPixelUnits

True if Microsoft Word uses pixels as the default unit of measurement for HTML features that support measurements. Read/write Boolean.

AllowReadingMode

True indicates that Microsoft Word opens documents in Reading Layout view. Read/write Boolean.

AlwaysUseClearType

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether to use ClearType to display fonts in menu, ribbon, and dialog box text. Read/write.

AnimateScreenMovements

True if Word animates mouse movements, uses animated cursors, and animates actions such as background saving and find and replace operations. Read/write Boolean.

Application

Returns an Application object that represents the Microsoft Word application.

ApplyFarEastFontsToAscii

True if Microsoft Word applies East Asian fonts to Latin text. Read/write Boolean.

ArabicMode

Returns or sets the mode for the Arabic spelling checker. Read/write WdAraSpeller.

ArabicNumeral

Returns or sets the numeral style for an Arabic language document. Read/write WdArabicNumeral.

AutoCreateNewDrawings

True for Microsoft Word to draw newly created shapes in a drawing canvas. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatApplyBulletedLists

True if characters (such as asterisks, hyphens, and greater-than signs) at the beginning of list paragraphs are replaced with bullets from the Bullets and Numbering dialog box (Format menu) when Word formats a document or range automatically. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatApplyFirstIndents

True if Microsoft Word replaces a space entered at the beginning of a paragraph with a first-line indent when Word formats a document or range automatically. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatApplyHeadings

True if styles are automatically applied to headings when Word formats a document or range automatically. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatApplyLists

True if styles are automatically applied to lists when Word formats a document or range automatically. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatApplyOtherParas

True if styles are automatically applied to paragraphs that aren't headings or list items when Word formats a document or range automatically. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyBorders

True if a series of three or more hyphens (-), equal signs (=), or underscore characters (_) are automatically replaced by a specific border line when the ENTER key is pressed. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyBulletedLists

True if bullet characters (such as asterisks, hyphens, and greater-than signs) are replaced with bullets from the Bullets And Numbering dialog box (Format menu) as you type. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyClosings

True for Microsoft Word to automatically apply the Closing style to letter closings as you type. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyDates

True for Microsoft Word to automatically apply the Date style to dates as you type. Read/write.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyFirstIndents

True for Microsoft Word to automatically replace a space entered at the beginning of a paragraph with a first-line indent. Read/write.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyHeadings

True if styles are automatically applied to headings as you type. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyNumberedLists

True if paragraphs are automatically formatted as numbered lists with a numbering scheme from the Bullets and Numbering dialog box (Format menu), according to what's typed. For example, if a paragraph starts with "1.1" and a tab character, Word automatically inserts "1.2" and a tab character after the ENTER key is pressed. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyTables

True if Word automatically creates a table when you type a plus sign, a series of hyphens, another plus sign, and so on, and then press ENTER. The plus signs become the column borders, and the hyphens become the column widths. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeAutoLetterWizard

True for Microsoft Word to automatically start the Letter Wizard when the user enters a letter salutation or closing. Read/write.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeDefineStyles

True if Word automatically creates new styles based on manual formatting. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeDeleteAutoSpaces

True for Microsoft Word to automatically delete spaces inserted between Japanese and Latin text as you type. Read/write.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeFormatListItemBeginning

True if Word repeats character formatting applied to the beginning of a list item to the next list item. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeInsertClosings

True for Microsoft Word to automatically insert the corresponding memo closing when the user enters a memo heading. Read/write.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeInsertOvers

True for Microsoft Word to automatically insert " Ff821122.fe035_ZA06051580(en-us,office.14).gifFf821122.fe036_ZA06051581(en-us,office.14).gif " when the user enters "Ff821122.fe034_ZA06051579(en-us,office.14).gif" or "Ff821122.fe319_ZA06051787(en-us,office.14).gif". Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeMatchParentheses

True for Microsoft Word to automatically correct improperly paired parentheses. Read/write.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceFarEastDashes

True for Microsoft Word to automatically correct long vowel sounds and dashes. Read/write.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceFractions

True if typed fractions are replaced with fractions from the current character set as you type. For example, "1/2" is replaced with "½." Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceHyperlinks

True if e-mail addresses, server and share names (also known as UNC paths), and Internet addresses (also known as URLs) are automatically changed to hyperlinks as you type. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceOrdinals

True if the ordinal number suffixes "st", "nd", "rd", and "th" are replaced with the same letters in superscript as you type. For example, "1st" is replaced with "1" followed by "st" formatted as superscript. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplacePlainTextEmphasis

True if manual emphasis characters are automatically replaced with character formatting as you type. For example, "*bold*" is changed to "bold" and "_underline_" is changed to "underline." Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceQuotes

True if straight quotation marks are automatically changed to smart (curly) quotation marks as you type. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceSymbols

True if two consecutive hyphens (--) are replaced with an en dash (–) or an em dash (—) as you type. Read/write Boolean.If the hyphens are typed with leading and trailing spaces, Word replaces the hyphens with an en dash; if there are no trailing spaces, the hyphens are replaced with an em dash.

AutoFormatDeleteAutoSpaces

True if spaces inserted between Japanese and Latin text will be deleted when Microsoft Word formats a document or range automatically. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatMatchParentheses

True if improperly paired parentheses are corrected when Microsoft Word formats a document or range automatically. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatPlainTextWordMail

True if Word automatically formats plain-text e-mail messages when you open them in Word. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatPreserveStyles

True if previously applied styles are preserved when Word formats a document or range automatically. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatReplaceFarEastDashes

True if long vowel sound and dash use is corrected when Microsoft Word formats a document or range automatically. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatReplaceFractions

True if typed fractions are replaced with fractions from the current character set when Word formats a document or range automatically. For example, "1/2" is replaced with "½." Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatReplaceHyperlinks

True if e-mail addresses, server and share names (also known as UNC paths), and Internet addresses (also known as URLs) are automatically formatted whenever Word AutoFormats a document or range. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatReplaceOrdinals

True if the ordinal number suffixes "st", "nd", "rd", and "th" are replaced with the same letters in superscript when Word formats a document or range automatically. For example, "1st" is replaced with "1" followed by "st" formatted as superscript. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatReplacePlainTextEmphasis

True if manual emphasis characters are replaced with character formatting when Word formats a document or range automatically. For example, "*bold*" is changed to "bold" and "_underline_" is changed to "underline." Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatReplaceQuotes

True if straight quotation marks are automatically changed to smart (curly) quotation marks when Word formats a document or range automatically. Read/write Boolean.

AutoFormatReplaceSymbols

True if two consecutive hyphens (--) are replaced by an en dash (–) or an em dash (—) when Word formats a document or range automatically. Read/write Boolean.

AutoKeyboardSwitching

True if Microsoft Word automatically switches the keyboard language to match what you’re typing at any given time. Read/write Boolean.

AutoWordSelection

True if dragging selects one word at a time instead of one character at a time. Read/write Boolean.

BackgroundSave

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.

BibliographySort

Returns or sets a String that represents the order in which to display sources in the Source Manager dialog box. Read/write.

BibliographyStyle

Returns or sets a String that represents the name of the style to use for formatting bibliographies. Read/write.

BrazilReform

Returns or sets the mode for the Brazilian Portuguese speller. Read/write.

ButtonFieldClicks

Returns or sets the number of clicks (either one or two) required to run a GOTOBUTTON or MACROBUTTON field. Read/write Long.

CheckGrammarAsYouType

True if Word checks grammar and marks errors automatically as you type. Read/write Boolean.

CheckGrammarWithSpelling

True if Word checks grammar while checking spelling. Read/write Boolean.

CheckHangulEndings

True if Microsoft Word automatically detects Hangul endings and ignores them during conversion from Hangul to Hanja. Read/write Boolean.

CheckSpellingAsYouType

True if Microsoft Word checks spelling and marks errors automatically as you type. Read/write Boolean.

CommentsColor

Returns or sets a WdColorIndex constant that represents the color of comments in a document. Read/write.

ConfirmConversions

True if Word displays the Convert File dialog box before it opens or inserts a file that isn't a Word document or template. In the Convert File dialog box, the user chooses the format to convert the file from. Read/write Boolean.

ContextualSpeller

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether to use the contextual speller to check spelling based on the context of a word and the words around it. Read/write.

ConvertHighAnsiToFarEast

True if Microsoft Word converts text that is associated with an East Asian font to the appropriate font when it opens a document. Read/write Boolean.

CreateBackup

True if Word creates a backup copy each time a document is saved. Read/write Boolean.

Creator

Returns a 32-bit integer that indicates the application in which the specified object was created. Read-only Long.

CtrlClickHyperlinkToOpen

True if Microsoft Word requires holding down the CTRL key while clicking to open a hyperlink. Read/write Boolean.

CursorMovement

Returns or sets how the insertion point progresses within bidirectional text. Read/write WdCursorMovement.

DefaultBorderColor

Returns or sets the default 24-bit color to use for new Border objects. Read/write.

DefaultBorderColorIndex

Returns or sets the default line color for borders. Read/write WdColorIndex.

DefaultBorderLineStyle

Returns or sets the default border line style. Read/write WdLineStyle.

DefaultBorderLineWidth

Returns or sets the default line width of borders. Read/write WdLineWidth.

DefaultEPostageApp

Sets or returns a String that represents the path and file name of the default electronic postage application. Read/write.

DefaultFilePath

Returns or sets default folders for items such as documents, templates, and graphics. Read/write String.

DefaultHighlightColorIndex

Returns or sets the color used to highlight text formatted with the Highlight button (Formatting toolbar). Read/write WdColorIndex.

DefaultOpenFormat

Returns or sets the default file converter used to open documents. Can be a number returned by the OpenFormat property, or one of the following WdOpenFormat constants.

DefaultTextEncoding

Returns or sets an MsoEncoding constant representing the code page, or character set, that Microsoft Word uses for all documents saved as encoded text files. Read/write.

DefaultTray

Returns or sets the default tray your printer uses to print documents. Read/write String.

DefaultTrayID

Returns or sets the default tray your printer uses to print documents. Read/write WdPaperTray.

DeletedCellColor

Returns or sets a WdCellColor constant that represents the color for a deleted cell. Read/write.

DeletedTextColor

Returns or sets the color of text that is deleted while change tracking is enabled. Read/write WdColorIndex.

DeletedTextMark

Returns or sets the format of text that is deleted while change tracking is enabled. Read/write WdDeletedTextMark.

DiacriticColorVal

Returns or sets the 24-bit color to be used for diacritics in a right-to-left language document. Read/write.

DisableFeaturesbyDefault

True for Microsoft Word to disable in all documents all features introduced after the version of Word specified in the DisableFeaturesIntroducedAfterbyDefault. The default value is False. Read/write Boolean.

DisableFeaturesIntroducedAfterbyDefault

Disables all features introduced after a the specified version for all documents. Read/write WdDisableFeaturesIntroducedAfter.

DisplayGridLines

True if Microsoft Word displays the document grid. This property is the equivalent of the Gridlines command on the View menu. Read/write Boolean.

DisplayPasteOptions

True for Microsoft Word to display the Paste Options button, which displays directly under newly pasted text. Read/write Boolean.

DocumentViewDirection

Returns or sets the alignment and reading order for the entire document. Read/write WdDocumentViewDirection.

DoNotPromptForConvert

Sets or returns a Boolean that represents whether to prompt a warning dialog when the Convert command is invoked for documents that are in compatibility mode. Read/write.

EnableHangulHanjaRecentOrdering

True if Microsoft Word displays the most recently used words at the top of the suggestions list during conversion between Hangul and Hanja. Read/write Boolean.

EnableLegacyIMEMode

Returns or sets aBoolean that represents whether to enable legacy IME mode. Read/write.

EnableLivePreview

Sets or returns a Boolean that represents whether to show or hide gallery previews that appear when using galleries that support previewing. True shows a preview in your document before applying the command. Read/write.

EnableMisusedWordsDictionary

True if Microsoft Word checks for misused words when checking the spelling and grammar in a document. Read/write Boolean.

EnableSound

True if Word makes the computer respond with a sound whenever an error occurs. Read/write Boolean.

EnvelopeFeederInstalled

True if the current printer has a special feeder for envelopes. Read-only Boolean.

FormatScanning

True for Microsoft Word to keep track of all formatting in a document. Read/write Boolean.

FrenchReform

Returns or sets a WdFrenchSpellerconstant that represents which spelling dictionary to use for regions of text with language formatting set to French. Read/write.

GridDistanceHorizontal

Returns or sets the amount of horizontal space between the invisible gridlines that Word uses when you draw, move, and resize AutoShapes or East Asian characters in new documents. Read/write Single.

GridDistanceVertical

Returns or sets the amount of vertical space between the invisible gridlines that Word uses when you draw, move, and resize AutoShapes or East Asian characters in new documents. Read/write Single.

GridOriginHorizontal

Returns or sets the point, relative to the left edge of the page, where you want the invisible grid for drawing, moving, and resizing AutoShapes or East Asian characters to begin in new documents. Read/write Single.

GridOriginVertical

Returns or sets the point, relative to the top of the page, where you want the invisible grid for drawing, moving, and resizing AutoShapes or East Asian characters to begin in new documents. Read/write Single.

HangulHanjaFastConversion

True if Microsoft Word automatically converts a word with only one suggestion during conversion between Hangul and Hanja. Read/write Boolean.

HebrewMode

Returns or sets the mode for the Hebrew spelling checker. Read/write WdHebSpellStart.

IgnoreInternetAndFileAddresses

True if file name extensions, MS-DOS paths, e-mail addresses, server and share names (also known as UNC paths), and Internet addresses (also known as URLs) are ignored while checking spelling. Read/write Boolean.

IgnoreMixedDigits

True if words that contain numbers are ignored while checking spelling. Read/write Boolean.

IgnoreUppercase

True if words in all uppercase letters are ignored while checking spelling. Read/write Boolean.

IMEAutomaticControl

True if Microsoft Word is set to automatically open and close the Japanese Input Method Editor (IME). Read/write Boolean.

InlineConversion

True if Microsoft Word displays an unconfirmed character string in the Japanese Input Method Editor (IME) as an insertion between existing (confirmed) character strings. Read/write Boolean.

InsertedCellColor

Returns or sets a WdCellColorconstant that represents the color for an inserted table cell. Read/write.

InsertedTextColor

Returns or sets the color of text that is inserted while change tracking is enabled. Read/write WdColorIndex.

InsertedTextMark

Returns or sets how Microsoft Word formats inserted text while change tracking is enabled (the TrackRevisions property is True). Read/write WdInsertedTextMark.

INSKeyForOvertype

True if the INS key can be used for switching Overtype on and off. Read/write Boolean.

INSKeyForPaste

True if the INS key can be used for pasting the Clipboard contents. Read/write Boolean.

InterpretHighAnsi

Returns or sets the high-ANSI text interpretation behavior. Read/write WdHighAnsiText.

LocalNetworkFile

True if Microsoft Word creates a local copy of a file on the user's computer when editing a file stored on a network server. Read/write Boolean.

MapPaperSize

True if documents formatted for another country's/region's standard paper size (for example, A4) are automatically adjusted so that they're printed correctly on your country's/region's standard paper size (for example, Letter). Read/write Boolean.

MatchFuzzyAY

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between "Ff821122.fe289_ZA06051768(en-us,office.14).gif" and "Ff821122.fe241_ZA06051721(en-us,office.14).gif" following Ff821122.fe144_ZA06051649(en-us,office.14).gif-row and Ff821122.fe209_ZA06051695(en-us,office.14).gif-row characters during a search. Read/write Boolean.

MatchFuzzyBV

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between "Ff821122.fe143_ZA06051648(en-us,office.14).gif" and "Ff821122.fe267_ZA06051746(en-us,office.14).gifFf821122.fe268_ZA06051747(en-us,office.14).gif" and between "Ff821122.fe278_ZA06051757(en-us,office.14).gif" and "Ff821122.fe238_ZA06051718(en-us,office.14).gifFf821122.fe268_ZA06051747(en-us,office.14).gif" during a search. Read/write Boolean.

MatchFuzzyByte

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between full-width and half-width characters (Latin or Japanese) during a search. Read/write Boolean.

MatchFuzzyCase

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between uppercase and lowercase letters during a search. Read/write Boolean.

MatchFuzzyDash

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between minus signs, long vowel sounds, and dashes during a search. Read/write Boolean.

MatchFuzzyDZ

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between "Ff821122.fe274_ZA06051753(en-us,office.14).gif" and "Ff821122.fe275_ZA06051754(en-us,office.14).gif" and between "Ff821122.fe276_ZA06051755(en-us,office.14).gif" and "Ff821122.fe277_ZA06051756(en-us,office.14).gif" during a search. Read/write Boolean.

MatchFuzzyHF

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between "Ff821122.fe283_ZA06051762(en-us,office.14).gifFf821122.fe284_ZA06051763(en-us,office.14).gif" and "Ff821122.fe238_ZA06051718(en-us,office.14).gifFf821122.fe284_ZA06051763(en-us,office.14).gif" and between "Ff821122.fe285_ZA06051764(en-us,office.14).gifFf821122.fe284_ZA06051763(en-us,office.14).gif" and "Ff821122.fe267_ZA06051746(en-us,office.14).gifFf821122.fe284_ZA06051763(en-us,office.14).gif" during a search. Read/write Boolean.

MatchFuzzyHiragana

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between hiragana and katakana during a search. Read/write Boolean.

MatchFuzzyIterationMark

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between types of repetition marks during a search. Read/write Boolean.

MatchFuzzyKanji

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between standard and nonstandard kanji ideography during a search. Read/write Boolean.

MatchFuzzyKiKu

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between "Ff821122.fe107_ZA06051631(en-us,office.14).gif" and "Ff821122.fe112_ZA06051635(en-us,office.14).gif" before Ff821122.fe290_ZA06051769(en-us,office.14).gif-row characters during a search. Read/write Boolean.

MatchFuzzyOldKana

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between new kana and old kana characters during a search. Read/write Boolean.

MatchFuzzyProlongedSoundMark

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between short and long vowel sounds during a search. Read/write Boolean.

MatchFuzzyPunctuation

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between types of punctuation marks during a search. Read/write Boolean.

MatchFuzzySmallKana

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between diphthongs and double consonants during a search. Read/write Boolean.

MatchFuzzySpace

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between space markers used during a search. Read/write Boolean.

MatchFuzzyTC

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between "Ff821122.fe279_ZA06051758(en-us,office.14).gifFf821122.fe280_ZA06051759(en-us,office.14).gif", "Ff821122.fe281_ZA06051760(en-us,office.14).gifFf821122.fe280_ZA06051759(en-us,office.14).gif", and "Ff821122.fe208_ZA06051694(en-us,office.14).gif", and between "Ff821122.fe282_ZA06051761(en-us,office.14).gifFf821122.fe280_ZA06051759(en-us,office.14).gif" and "Ff821122.fe275_ZA06051754(en-us,office.14).gif" during a search. Read/write Boolean.

MatchFuzzyZJ

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between "Ff821122.fe286_ZA06051765(en-us,office.14).gif" and "Ff821122.fe287_ZA06051766(en-us,office.14).gifFf821122.fe209_ZA06051695(en-us,office.14).gif" and between "Ff821122.fe288_ZA06051767(en-us,office.14).gif" and "Ff821122.fe275_ZA06051754(en-us,office.14).gifFf821122.fe209_ZA06051695(en-us,office.14).gif" during a search. Read/write Boolean.

MeasurementUnit

Returns or sets the standard measurement unit for Microsoft Word. Read/write WdMeasurementUnits.

MergedCellColor

Returns or sets a WdCellColor constant that represents the color for merged table cells. Read/write.

MonthNames

Returns or sets the direction for conversion between Hangul and Hanja. Read/write WdMonthNames.

MoveFromTextColor

Returns or sets a WdColorIndex constant that represents the color of moved text. Read/write.

MoveFromTextMark

Returns or sets a WdMoveFromTextMark constant that represents the type of revision mark to use for moved text. Read/write.

MoveToTextColor

Returns or sets a WdColorIndex constant that represents the color of moved text. Read/write.

MoveToTextMark

Returns or sets a WdMoveToTextMark constant that represents the type of revision mark to use for moved text. Read/write.

MultipleWordConversionsMode

Returns or sets the direction for conversion between Hangul and Hanja. Read/write WdMultipleWordConversionsMode.

OMathAutoBuildUp

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether Microsoft Word automatically converts equations to professional format. True indicates that Word automatically converts equations to professional format. Read/write.

OMathCopyLF

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents how equations are represented in plain text. True indicates equations are represented in Linear Format. False indicates equations are represented in MathML. Read/write.

OptimizeForWord97byDefault

True if Microsoft Word optimizes all new documents for viewing in Word 97 by disabling any incompatible formatting. Read/write Boolean.

Overtype

True if Overtype mode is active. Read/write Boolean.

Pagination

True if Microsoft Word repaginates documents in the background. Read/write Boolean.

Parent

Returns an Object that represents the parent object of the specified Options object.

PasteAdjustParagraphSpacing

True if Microsoft Word automatically adjusts the spacing of paragraphs when cutting and pasting selections. Read/write Boolean.

PasteAdjustTableFormatting

True if Microsoft Word automatically adjusts the formatting of tables when cutting and pasting selections. Read/write Boolean.

PasteAdjustWordSpacing

True if Microsoft Word automatically adjusts the spacing of words when cutting and pasting selections. Read/write Boolean.

PasteFormatBetweenDocuments

Returns or sets a WdPasteOptions constant that represents how text is pasted when text is copied from another Microsoft Office Word document. Read/write.

PasteFormatBetweenStyledDocuments

Returns or sets a WdPasteOptions constant that represents how text is pasted when text is copied from a document that uses styles. Read/write.

PasteFormatFromExternalSource

Returns or sets a WdPasteOptions constant that represents how text is pasted when text is copied from an external source, such as a Web page. Read/write.

PasteFormatWithinDocument

Returns or sets a WdPasteOptions constant that represents how text is pasted when text is copied or cut and then pasted in the same document. Read/write.

PasteMergeFromPPT

True to merge text formatting when pasting from Microsoft PowerPoint. Read/write Boolean.

PasteMergeFromXL

True to merge table formatting when pasting from Microsoft Excel. Read/write Boolean.

PasteMergeLists

True to merge the formatting of pasted lists with surrounding lists. Read/write Boolean.

PasteOptionKeepBulletsAndNumbers

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether to keep bullets and numbering when selecting Keep text only from the Paste Options context menu. Read/write.

PasteSmartCutPaste

True if Microsoft Word intelligently pastes selections into a document. Read/write Boolean.

PasteSmartStyleBehavior

True if Microsoft Word intelligently merges styles when pasting a selection from a different document. Read/write Boolean.

PictureEditor

Returns or sets the name of the application to use to edit pictures. Read/write String.

PictureWrapType

Sets or returns a WdWrapTypeMerged that indicates how Microsoft Word wraps text around pictures. Read/write.

PortugalReform

Returns or sets the mode for the European Portuguese speller. Read/write WdPortugueseReform.

PrecisePositioning

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether Word optimizes character positioning for print layout rather than on-screen readability. True disables the default setting that compresses character spacing to facilitate on-screen readability and enables character spacing for print media. Read/write.

PrintBackground

True if Microsoft Word prints in the background. Read/write Boolean.

PrintBackgrounds

Returns a Boolean that represents whether background colors and images are printed when a document is printed.

PrintComments

True if Microsoft Word prints comments, starting on a new page at the end of the document. Read/write Boolean.

PrintDraft

True if Microsoft Word prints using minimal formatting. Read/write Boolean.

PrintDrawingObjects

True if Microsoft Word prints drawing objects. Read/write Boolean.

PrintEvenPagesInAscendingOrder

True if Microsoft Word prints even pages in ascending order during manual duplex printing. Read/write Boolean.

PrintFieldCodes

True if Microsoft Word prints field codes instead of field results. Read/write Boolean.

PrintHiddenText

True if hidden text is printed. Read/write Boolean.

PrintOddPagesInAscendingOrder

True if Microsoft Word prints odd pages in ascending order during manual duplex printing. Read/write Boolean.

PrintProperties

True if Microsoft Word prints document summary information on a separate page at the end of the document. Read/write Boolean.

PrintReverse

True if Microsoft Word prints pages in reverse order. Read/write Boolean.

PrintXMLTag

Returns a Boolean that represents whether to print the XML tags when printing a document. Corresponds to the XML tags check box on the Print tab in the Options dialog box. .

PromptUpdateStyle

True displays a message asking the user to verify whether they want to reformat a style or reapply the original style formatting when changing the formatting of styles. Read/write Boolean.

RepeatWord

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether to mark words that are repeated when spelling is checked. True flags repeated words. Read/write.

ReplaceSelection

True if the result of typing or pasting replaces the selection. Read/write Boolean.

RevisedLinesColor

Returns or sets the color of changed lines in a document with tracked changes. Read/write WdColorIndex.

RevisedLinesMark

Returns or sets the placement of changed lines in a document with tracked changes. Read/write WdRevisedLinesMark.

RevisedPropertiesColor

Returns or sets the color used to mark formatting changes while change tracking is enabled. Read/write WdColorIndex.

RevisedPropertiesMark

Returns or sets the mark used to show formatting changes while change tracking is enabled. Read/write WdRevisedPropertiesMark.

RevisionsBalloonPrintOrientation

Returns or sets a WdRevisionsBalloonPrintOrientation constant that represents the direction of revision and comment balloons when they are printed. Read/write.

RTFInClipboard

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SaveInterval

Returns or sets the time interval in minutes for saving AutoRecover information. Read/write Long.

SaveNormalPrompt

True if Microsoft Word prompts the user for confirmation to save changes to the Normal template before it closes. Read/write Boolean.

SavePropertiesPrompt

True if Microsoft Word prompts for document property information when saving a new document. Read/write Boolean.

SendMailAttach

True if the Send To command on the File menu inserts the active document as an attachment to a mail message. Read/write Boolean.

SequenceCheck

True to check the sequence of independent characters for South Asian text. Read/write Boolean.

ShortMenuNames

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ShowControlCharacters

True if bidirectional control characters are visible in the current document. Read/write Boolean.

ShowDevTools

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether the Developer tab is displayed in the ribbon. Read/write.

ShowDiacritics

True if diacritics are visible in a right-to-left language document. Read/write Boolean.

ShowFormatError

True for Microsoft Word to mark inconsistencies in formatting by placing a squiggly underline beneath text formatted similarly to other formatting that is used more frequently in a document. Read/write Boolean.

ShowMarkupOpenSave

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether Microsoft Word displays hidden markup when opening or saving a file.

ShowMenuFloaties

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether to display mini toolbars when the user right-clicks in the document window. Read/write.

ShowReadabilityStatistics

True if Microsoft Word displays a list of summary statistics, including measures of readability, when it has finished checking grammar. Read/write Boolean.

ShowSelectionFloaties

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether mini toolbars display when a user selects text. Read/write.

SmartCursoring

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether smart cursoring is enabled. True enables smart cursoring.

SmartCutPaste

True if Microsoft Word automatically adjusts the spacing between words and punctuation when cutting and pasting occurs. Read/write Boolean.

SmartParaSelection

True for Microsoft Word to include the paragraph mark in a selection when selecting most or all of a paragraph. Read/write Boolean.

SnapToGrid

True if AutoShapes or East Asian characters are automatically aligned with an invisible grid when they are drawn, moved, or resized. Read/write Boolean.

SnapToShapes

True if Word automatically aligns AutoShapes or East Asian characters with invisible gridlines that go through the vertical and horizontal edges of other AutoShapes or East Asian characters. Read/write Boolean.

SpanishMode

Returns or sets the mode for the Spanish speller. Read/write WdSpanishSpeller.

SplitCellColor

Returns or sets a WdCellColor that represents the color for split table cells. Read/write.

StoreRSIDOnSave

True for Microsoft Word to assign a random number to changes in a document, each time a document is saved, to facilitate comparing and merging documents. Read/write Boolean.

StrictFinalYaa

True if the spelling checker uses spelling rules regarding Arabic words ending with the letter yaa. Read/write Boolean.

StrictInitialAlefHamza

True if the spelling checker uses spelling rules regarding Arabic words beginning with an alef hamza. Read/write Boolean.

StrictRussianE

True if the spelling checker uses spelling rules regarding Russian words that use the strict ë character. Read/write.

StrictTaaMarboota

True if the spelling checker uses spelling rules to flag Arabic words ending with haa instead of taa marboota. Read/write.

SuggestFromMainDictionaryOnly

True if Microsoft Word draws spelling suggestions from the main dictionary only. Read/write Boolean.

SuggestSpellingCorrections

True if Microsoft Word always suggests alternative spellings for each misspelled word when checking spelling. Read/write Boolean.

TabIndentKey

True if the TAB and BACKSPACE keys can be used to increase and decrease, respectively, the left indent of paragraphs and if the BACKSPACE key can be used to change right-aligned paragraphs to centered paragraphs and centered paragraphs to left-aligned paragraphs. Read/write Boolean.

TypeNReplace

True for Microsoft Word to replace illegal South Asian characters. Read/write Boolean.

UpdateFieldsAtPrint

True if Microsoft Word updates fields automatically before printing a document. Read/write Boolean.

UpdateFieldsWithTrackedChangesAtPrint

True if Word 2010 allows fields containing tracked changes to update before printing. Read/write.

UpdateLinksAtOpen

True if Microsoft Word automatically updates all embedded OLE links in a document when it is opened. Read/write Boolean.

UpdateLinksAtPrint

True if Microsoft Word updates embedded links to other files before printing a document. Read/write Boolean.

UpdateStyleListBehavior

Returns or sets a WdUpdateStyleListBehavior constant that specifies the behavior Word 2010 should take when updating a style to match a selection that contains numbering or bullets. Read/write.

UseCharacterUnit

True if Microsoft Word uses characters as the default measurement unit for the current document. Read/write Boolean.

UseDiffDiacColor

True if you can set the color of diacritics in the current document. Read/write Boolean.

UseGermanSpellingReform

True if Microsoft Word uses the German post-reform spelling rules when checking spelling. Read/write Boolean.

UseNormalStyleForList

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether Microsoft Word uses the Normal style for bullets and numbering. Read/write.

VisualSelection

Returns or sets the selection behavior based on visual cursor movement in a right-to-left language document. Read/write WdVisualSelection.

WarnBeforeSavingPrintingSendingMarkup

True for Microsoft Word to display a warning when saving, printing, or sending as e-mail a document containing comments or tracked changes. Read/write Boolean.

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