Document.OptimizeForWord97 Property (Word)
True if Microsoft Word optimizes the current document for viewing in Microsoft Word 97 by disabling any incompatible formatting. Read/write Boolean.
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.