_Application.ShowStartupDialog property

Determines if the Task Pane will be displayed when starting Microsoft Word.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word (in Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word.dll)

bool ShowStartupDialog { get; set; }

Property value

Type: System.Boolean

This property returns True if the Task Pane will be displayed when starting Word, and False if not.

The ShowStartupDialog is a global option, and the new setting will take effect only after you restart Word. Use the Visible property to show or hide the Task Pane without restarting Word.

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