WdCompatibility Enumeration

Specifies a compatibility option.

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

Public Enumeration WdCompatibility
Dim instance As WdCompatibility

Member nameDescription
wdNoTabHangIndentDon't add automatic tab stop for hanging indent.
wdNoSpaceRaiseLowerDon't add extra space for raised/lowered characters.
wdPrintColBlackPrint colors as black on noncolor printers.
wdWrapTrailSpacesWrap trailing spaces to next line.
wdNoColumnBalanceDon't balance columns for continuous section starts.
wdConvMailMergeEscTreat \" as "" in mail merge data sources.
wdSuppressSpBfAfterPgBrkSuppress Space Before after a hard page or column break.
wdSuppressTopSpacingSuppress extra line spacing at top of page.
wdOrigWordTableRulesCombine table borders like Word 5.x for the Macintosh.
wdTransparentMetafilesDon't blank the area behind metafile pictures.
wdShowBreaksInFramesShow hard page or column breaks in frames.
wdSwapBordersFacingPagesSwap left and right borders on odd facing pages.
wdLeaveBackslashAloneConvert backslash characters into yen signs.
wdExpandShiftReturnDon't expand character spaces on the line ending Shift+Return.
wdDontULTrailSpaceDraw underline on trailing spaces.
wdDontBalanceSingleByteDoubleByteWidthBalance SBCS characters and DBCS characters.
wdSuppressTopSpacingMac5Suppress extra line spacing at top of page like Word 5.x for the Macintosh.
wdSpacingInWholePointsExpand/condense by whole number of points.
wdPrintBodyTextBeforeHeaderPrint body text before header/footer.
wdNoLeadingDon't add leading (extra space) between rows of text.
wdNoSpaceForULAdd space for underline.
wdMWSmallCapsUse larger small caps like Word 5.x for the Macintosh.
wdNoExtraLineSpacingSuppress extra line spacing like WordPerfect 5.x.
wdTruncateFontHeightTruncate font height.
wdSubFontBySizeSubstitute fonts based on font size.
wdUsePrinterMetricsUse printer metrics to lay out document.
wdWW6BorderRulesUse Word 6.x/95 border rules.
wdExactOnTopDon't center "exact line height" lines.
wdSuppressBottomSpacingSuppress extra line spacing at bottom of page.
wdWPSpaceWidthSet the width of a space like WordPerfect 5.x.
wdWPJustificationDo full justification like WordPerfect 6.x for Windows.
wdLineWrapLikeWord6Line wrap like Word 6.0.
wdShapeLayoutLikeWW8Lay out autoshapes like Word 97.
wdFootnoteLayoutLikeWW8Lay out footnotes like Word 6.x/95/97.
wdDontUseHTMLParagraphAutoSpacingDon't use HTML paragraph auto spacing.
wdDontAdjustLineHeightInTableAdjust line height to grid height in the table.
wdForgetLastTabAlignmentForget last tab alignment.
wdAutospaceLikeWW7Autospace like Word 95.
wdAlignTablesRowByRowAlign table rows independently.
wdLayoutRawTableWidthLay out tables with raw width.
wdLayoutTableRowsApartAllow table rows to lay out apart.
wdUseWord97LineBreakingRulesUse Word 97 line breaking rules for Asian text.
wdDontBreakWrappedTablesDon't break wrapped tables across pages.
wdDontSnapTextToGridInTableWithObjectsDon't snap text to grid inside table with inline objects.
wdSelectFieldWithFirstOrLastCharacterSelect entire field with first or last character.
wdApplyBreakingRulesUse line-breaking rules.
wdDontWrapTextWithPunctuationDon't allow hanging punctuation with character grid.
wdDontUseAsianBreakRulesInGridDon't use Asian rules for line breaks with character grid.
wdUseWord2002TableStyleRulesUse Word 2002 table style rules.
wdGrowAutofitAllow tables to extend into margins.
wdUseNormalStyleForListUse the Normal style instead of the List Paragraph style for bulleted or numbered lists.
wdDontUseIndentAsNumberingTabStopDo not use hanging indent as tab stop for bullets and numbering.
wdFELineBreak11Use Word 2003 hanging-punctuation rules in Asian langauges.
wdAllowSpaceOfSameStyleInTableAllow space between paragraphs of the same style in a table.
wdWW11IndentRulesUse Word 2003 indent rules for text next to wrapped objects.
wdDontAutofitConstrainedTablesDo not autofit tables next to wrapped objects.
wdAutofitLikeWW11Use Microsoft Office Word 2003 table autofit rules.
wdUnderlineTabInNumListUnderline the tab character between the number and the text in numbered lists.
wdHangulWidthLikeWW11Do not use proportional width for Korean characters.
wdSplitPgBreakAndParaMarkSplit apart page break and paragraph mark.
wdDontVertAlignCellWithShapeReserved for internal use.
wdDontBreakConstrainedForcedTablesReserved for internal use.
wdDontVertAlignInTextboxReserved for internal use.
wdWord11KerningPairsReserved for internal use.
wdCachedColBalanceReserved for internal use.
wdDisableOTKerningReserved for internal use.
wdFlipMirrorIndentsReserved for internal use.
wdDontOverrideTableStyleFontSzAndJustificationReserved for internal use.

Compatibility options affect how a document is displayed in Microsoft Word. The wdCompatibility enumeration is used with the Compatibility(WdCompatibility) property of the Document object. In the user interface, you can see and change compatibility settings in the Compatibility tab of the Options dialog box. Descriptions listed here correspond to the label text shown in the Options dialog box.

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