Document.CompatibilityMode Property

 

Gets a value that specifies the compatibility mode that Word uses when opening the document.

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

int CompatibilityMode { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32

A value that specifies the compatibility mode that Word uses when opening the document. The value corresponds to one of the Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word.WdCompatibilityMode values.

Exception Condition
MissingMemberException

This method is used in a Word 2007 project.

When you open a document that was created in a previous version of Word, Compatibility Mode is turned on. Compatibility Mode ensures that no new or enhanced features in Word 2013 or Word 2010 are available while working with a document, so that people who edit the document using previous versions of Word will have full editing capabilities.

System_CAPS_noteNote

This method appears in IntelliSense in Word 2007 projects that target the .NET Framework 4. However, this property cannot be used in Word 2007 projects.

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