Options.DisableFeaturesbyDefault Property (Word)

Office 2013 and later

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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.

expression .DisableFeaturesbyDefault

expression A variable that represents a Options object.

The DisableFeaturesByDefault property sets a global option for the application. If you want to disable features introduced after Word 97 for Windows for the document only, use the DisableFeatures property.

This example disables all features introduced after Word for Windows 95, versions 7.0 and 7.0a, for all documents.

Sub FeaturesDisableByDefault() 
 With Application.Options 
 'Checks whether features are disabled 
 If .DisableFeaturesbyDefault = True Then 
 'If they are, disables all features after Word for Windows 95 
 .DisableFeaturesIntroducedAfterbyDefault = wd70 
 'If not, turns on the disable features option and disables 
 'all features introduced after Word for Windows 95 
 .DisableFeaturesbyDefault = True 
 .DisableFeaturesIntroducedAfterbyDefault = wd70 
 End If 
 End With 
End Sub