_Document.SetCompatibilityMode(Int32) _Document.SetCompatibilityMode(Int32) _Document.SetCompatibilityMode(Int32) Method


Sets the compatibility mode for the document.

 void SetCompatibilityMode(int Mode);
public void SetCompatibilityMode (int Mode);
Public Sub SetCompatibilityMode (Mode As Integer)
Int32 Int32 Int32

Specifies which version of Word to approximate. Use a constant from the WdCompatibilityMode enumeration as an argument for this parameter.


When you open a document in Word 2010 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 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.

Applies to