Options Options Options Interface

Definition

Represents application and document options in Microsoft Word. Many of the properties for the Options object correspond to items in the Options dialog box (Tools menu).

public interface class Options
[System.Runtime.InteropServices.Guid("000209B7-0000-0000-C000-000000000046")]
public interface Options
Public Interface Options
Attributes

Remarks

Use the Options property to return the Options object.

Properties

AddBiDirectionalMarksWhenSavingTextFile AddBiDirectionalMarksWhenSavingTextFile AddBiDirectionalMarksWhenSavingTextFile

True if Microsoft Word adds bidirectional control characters when saving a document as a text file.

AddControlCharacters AddControlCharacters AddControlCharacters

True if Microsoft Word adds bidirectional control characters when cutting and copying text.

AddHebDoubleQuote AddHebDoubleQuote AddHebDoubleQuote

True if Microsoft Word encloses number formats in double quotation marks (").

AlertIfNotDefault AlertIfNotDefault AlertIfNotDefault

Returns or sets a Boolean (bool in C#) that is True if users are notified if Word is not the default program for viewing and editing documents. Read-write.

AllowAccentedUppercase AllowAccentedUppercase AllowAccentedUppercase

True if accents are retained when a French language character is changed to uppercase.

AllowClickAndTypeMouse AllowClickAndTypeMouse AllowClickAndTypeMouse

True if Click and Type functionality is enabled.

AllowCombinedAuxiliaryForms AllowCombinedAuxiliaryForms AllowCombinedAuxiliaryForms

True if Microsoft Word ignores auxiliary verb forms when checking spelling in a Korean language document.

AllowCompoundNounProcessing AllowCompoundNounProcessing AllowCompoundNounProcessing

True if Microsoft Word ignores compound nouns when checking spelling in a Korean language document.

AllowDragAndDrop AllowDragAndDrop AllowDragAndDrop

True if dragging and dropping can be used to move or copy a selection.

AllowFastSave AllowFastSave AllowFastSave

True if Microsoft Word saves only changes to a document. When reopening the document, Word uses the saved changes to reconstruct the document.

AllowOpenInDraftView AllowOpenInDraftView AllowOpenInDraftView

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether to allow users to open documents in draft view. Read/write.

AllowPixelUnits AllowPixelUnits AllowPixelUnits

True if Microsoft Word uses pixels as the default unit of measurement for HTML features that support measurements.

AllowReadingMode AllowReadingMode AllowReadingMode

True indicates that Microsoft Word opens documents in Reading Layout view. Corresponds to the Allow starting in Reading Layout check box on the General tab of the Options dialog box.

AlwaysUseClearType AlwaysUseClearType AlwaysUseClearType

This object, member, or enumeration is deprecated and is not intended to be used in your code.

AnimateScreenMovements AnimateScreenMovements AnimateScreenMovements

True if Microsoft Word animates mouse movements, uses animated cursors, and animates actions such as background saving and find and replace operations.

Application Application Application

Returns a Application object that represents the Microsoft Word application.

ApplyFarEastFontsToAscii ApplyFarEastFontsToAscii ApplyFarEastFontsToAscii

True if Microsoft Word applies East Asian fonts to Latin text.

ArabicMode ArabicMode ArabicMode

Returns or sets the mode for the Arabic spelling checker.

ArabicNumeral ArabicNumeral ArabicNumeral

Returns or sets the numeral style for an Arabic language document.

AutoCreateNewDrawings AutoCreateNewDrawings AutoCreateNewDrawings

True for Microsoft Word to draw newly created shapes in a drawing canvas.

AutoFormatApplyBulletedLists AutoFormatApplyBulletedLists AutoFormatApplyBulletedLists

True if characters (such as asterisks, hyphens, and greater-than signs) at the beginning of list paragraphs are replaced with bullets from the Bullets and Numbering dialog box (Format menu) when Microsoft Word formats a document or range automatically.

AutoFormatApplyFirstIndents AutoFormatApplyFirstIndents AutoFormatApplyFirstIndents

True if Microsoft Word replaces a space entered at the beginning of a paragraph with a first-line indent when Word formats a document or range automatically.

AutoFormatApplyHeadings AutoFormatApplyHeadings AutoFormatApplyHeadings

True if styles are automatically applied to headings when Word formats a document or range automatically.

AutoFormatApplyLists AutoFormatApplyLists AutoFormatApplyLists

True if styles are automatically applied to lists when Microsoft Word formats a document or range automatically.

AutoFormatApplyOtherParas AutoFormatApplyOtherParas AutoFormatApplyOtherParas

True if styles are automatically applied to paragraphs that aren't headings or list items when Microsoft Word formats a document or range automatically.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyBorders AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyBorders AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyBorders

True if a series of three or more hyphens (-), equal signs (=), or underscore characters (_) are automatically replaced by a specific border line when the ENTER key is pressed.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyBulletedLists AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyBulletedLists AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyBulletedLists

True if bullet characters (such as asterisks, hyphens, and greater-than signs) are replaced with bullets from the Bullets And Numbering dialog box (Format menu) as you type.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyClosings AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyClosings AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyClosings

True for Microsoft Word to automatically apply the Closing style to letter closings as you type.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyDates AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyDates AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyDates

True for Microsoft Word to automatically apply the Date style to dates as you type.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyFirstIndents AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyFirstIndents AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyFirstIndents

True for Microsoft Word to automatically replace a space entered at the beginning of a paragraph with a first-line indent.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyHeadings AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyHeadings AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyHeadings

True if styles are automatically applied to headings as you type.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyNumberedLists AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyNumberedLists AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyNumberedLists

True if paragraphs are automatically formatted as numbered lists with a numbering scheme from the Bullets and Numbering dialog box (Format menu), according to what's typed.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyTables AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyTables AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyTables

True if Microsoft Word automatically creates a table when you type a plus sign, a series of hyphens, another plus sign, and so on, and then press ENTER. The plus signs become the column borders, and the hyphens become the column widths.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeAutoLetterWizard AutoFormatAsYouTypeAutoLetterWizard AutoFormatAsYouTypeAutoLetterWizard

True for Microsoft Word to automatically start the Letter Wizard when the user enters a letter salutation or closing.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeDefineStyles AutoFormatAsYouTypeDefineStyles AutoFormatAsYouTypeDefineStyles

True if Microsoft Word automatically creates new styles based on manual formatting.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeDeleteAutoSpaces AutoFormatAsYouTypeDeleteAutoSpaces AutoFormatAsYouTypeDeleteAutoSpaces

True for Microsoft Word to automatically delete spaces inserted between Japanese and Latin text as you type.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeFormatListItemBeginning AutoFormatAsYouTypeFormatListItemBeginning AutoFormatAsYouTypeFormatListItemBeginning

True if Microsoft Word repeats character formatting applied to the beginning of a list item to the next list item.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeInsertClosings AutoFormatAsYouTypeInsertClosings AutoFormatAsYouTypeInsertClosings

True for Microsoft Word to automatically insert the corresponding memo closing when the user enters a memo heading.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeInsertOvers AutoFormatAsYouTypeInsertOvers AutoFormatAsYouTypeInsertOvers

True for Microsoft Word to automatically insert the "ijou" characters when the user enters the "ki" or "an" character.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeMatchParentheses AutoFormatAsYouTypeMatchParentheses AutoFormatAsYouTypeMatchParentheses

True for Microsoft Word to automatically correct improperly paired parentheses.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceFarEastDashes AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceFarEastDashes AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceFarEastDashes

True for Microsoft Word to automatically correct long vowel sounds and dashes.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceFractions AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceFractions AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceFractions

True if typed fractions are replaced with fractions from the current character set as you type. For example, "1/2" is replaced with "½."

AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceHyperlinks AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceHyperlinks AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceHyperlinks

True if e-mail addresses, server and share names (also known as UNC paths), and Internet addresses (also known as URLs) are automatically changed to hyperlinks as you type.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceOrdinals AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceOrdinals AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceOrdinals

True if the ordinal number suffixes "st", "nd", "rd", and "th" are replaced with the same letters in superscript as you type. For example, "1st" is replaced with "1" followed by "st" formatted as superscript.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplacePlainTextEmphasis AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplacePlainTextEmphasis AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplacePlainTextEmphasis

True if manual emphasis characters are automatically replaced with character formatting as you type. For example, "bold" is changed to "bold" and "underline" is changed to "underline."

AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceQuotes AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceQuotes AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceQuotes

True if straight quotation marks are automatically changed to smart (curly) quotation marks as you type.

AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceSymbols AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceSymbols AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceSymbols

True if two consecutive hyphens (--) are replaced with an en dash (–) or an em dash (— ) as you type.

AutoFormatDeleteAutoSpaces AutoFormatDeleteAutoSpaces AutoFormatDeleteAutoSpaces

True if spaces inserted between Japanese and Latin text will be deleted when Microsoft Word formats a document or range automatically.

AutoFormatMatchParentheses AutoFormatMatchParentheses AutoFormatMatchParentheses

True if improperly paired parentheses are corrected when Microsoft Word formats a document or range automatically.

AutoFormatPlainTextWordMail AutoFormatPlainTextWordMail AutoFormatPlainTextWordMail

True if Microsoft Word automatically formats plain-text e-mail messages when you open them in Word.

AutoFormatPreserveStyles AutoFormatPreserveStyles AutoFormatPreserveStyles

True if previously applied styles are preserved when Microsoft Word formats a document or range automatically.

AutoFormatReplaceFarEastDashes AutoFormatReplaceFarEastDashes AutoFormatReplaceFarEastDashes

True if long vowel sound and dash use is corrected when Microsoft Word formats a document or range automatically.

AutoFormatReplaceFractions AutoFormatReplaceFractions AutoFormatReplaceFractions

True if typed fractions are replaced with fractions from the current character set when Microsoft Word formats a document or range automatically. For example, "1/2" is replaced with "½."

AutoFormatReplaceHyperlinks AutoFormatReplaceHyperlinks AutoFormatReplaceHyperlinks

True if e-mail addresses, server and share names (also known as UNC paths), and Internet addresses (also known as URLs) are automatically formatted whenever Microsoft Word AutoFormats a document or range.

AutoFormatReplaceOrdinals AutoFormatReplaceOrdinals AutoFormatReplaceOrdinals

True if the ordinal number suffixes "st", "nd", "rd", and "th" are replaced with the same letters in superscript when Word formats a document or range automatically. For example, "1st" is replaced with "1" followed by "st" formatted as superscript.

AutoFormatReplacePlainTextEmphasis AutoFormatReplacePlainTextEmphasis AutoFormatReplacePlainTextEmphasis

True if manual emphasis characters are replaced with character formatting when Microsoft Word formats a document or range automatically. For example, "bold" is changed to "bold" and "underline" is changed to "underline."

AutoFormatReplaceQuotes AutoFormatReplaceQuotes AutoFormatReplaceQuotes

True if straight quotation marks are automatically changed to smart (curly) quotation marks when Microsoft Word formats a document or range automatically.

AutoFormatReplaceSymbols AutoFormatReplaceSymbols AutoFormatReplaceSymbols

True if two consecutive hyphens (--) are replaced by an en dash (–) or an em dash (— ) when Microsoft Word formats a document or range automatically.

AutoKeyboardSwitching AutoKeyboardSwitching AutoKeyboardSwitching

True if Microsoft Word automatically switches the keyboard language to match what you’re typing at any given time.

AutoWordSelection AutoWordSelection AutoWordSelection

True if dragging selects one word at a time instead of one character at a time.

BackgroundOpen BackgroundOpen BackgroundOpen

True for Microsoft Word to open Web documents in the background.

BackgroundSave BackgroundSave BackgroundSave

True if Microsoft Word saves documents in the background. When Word is saving in the background, users can continue to type and to choose commands.

BibliographySort BibliographySort BibliographySort

Returns or sets a String that represents the order in which to display sources in the Source Manager dialog box. Read/write.

BibliographyStyle BibliographyStyle BibliographyStyle

Returns or sets a String that represents the name of the style to use for formatting bibliographies. Read/write.

BlueScreen BlueScreen BlueScreen

True if Microsoft Word displays text as white characters on a blue background.

BrazilReform BrazilReform BrazilReform

Gets or sets the mode for the Brazilian Portuguese speller.

ButtonFieldClicks ButtonFieldClicks ButtonFieldClicks

Returns or sets the number of clicks (either one or two) required to run a GOTOBUTTON or MACROBUTTON field.

CheckGrammarAsYouType CheckGrammarAsYouType CheckGrammarAsYouType

True if Microsoft Word checks grammar and marks errors automatically as you type.

CheckGrammarWithSpelling CheckGrammarWithSpelling CheckGrammarWithSpelling

True if Microsoft Word checks grammar while checking spelling.

CheckHangulEndings CheckHangulEndings CheckHangulEndings

True if Microsoft Word automatically detects Hangul endings and ignores them during conversion from Hangul to Hanja.

CheckSpellingAsYouType CheckSpellingAsYouType CheckSpellingAsYouType

True if Microsoft Word checks spelling and marks errors automatically as you type.

CommentsColor CommentsColor CommentsColor

Returns or sets a WdColorIndex constant that represents the color of comments in a document.

ConfirmConversions ConfirmConversions ConfirmConversions

True if Microsoft Word displays the Convert File dialog box before it opens or inserts a file that isn't a Word document or template. In the Convert File dialog box, the user chooses the format to convert the file from.

ContextualSpeller ContextualSpeller ContextualSpeller

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether to use the contextual speller to check spelling based on the context of a word and the words around it. Read/write.

ConvertHighAnsiToFarEast ConvertHighAnsiToFarEast ConvertHighAnsiToFarEast

True if Microsoft Word converts text that is associated with an East Asian font to the appropriate font when it opens a document.

CreateBackup CreateBackup CreateBackup

True if Microsoft Word creates a backup copy each time a document is saved.

Creator Creator Creator

Returns a 32-bit integer that indicates the application in which the specified object was created.

CtrlClickHyperlinkToOpen CtrlClickHyperlinkToOpen CtrlClickHyperlinkToOpen

True if Microsoft Word requires holding down the CTRL key while clicking to open a hyperlink.

CursorMovement CursorMovement CursorMovement

Returns or sets how the insertion point progresses within bidirectional text.

DefaultBorderColor DefaultBorderColor DefaultBorderColor

Returns or sets the default 24-bit color to use for new Border objects. Can be any valid WdColor constant or a value returned by Visual Basic's RGB function.

DefaultBorderColorIndex DefaultBorderColorIndex DefaultBorderColorIndex

Returns or sets the default line color for borders.

DefaultBorderLineStyle DefaultBorderLineStyle DefaultBorderLineStyle

Returns or sets the default border line style.

DefaultBorderLineWidth DefaultBorderLineWidth DefaultBorderLineWidth

Returns or sets the default line width of borders.

DefaultEPostageApp DefaultEPostageApp DefaultEPostageApp

Sets or returns a String that represents the path and file name of the default electronic postage application.

DefaultFilePath[WdDefaultFilePath] DefaultFilePath[WdDefaultFilePath] DefaultFilePath[WdDefaultFilePath]

Returns or sets default folders for items such as documents, templates, and graphics.

DefaultHighlightColorIndex DefaultHighlightColorIndex DefaultHighlightColorIndex

Returns or sets the color used to highlight text formatted with the Highlight button (Formatting toolbar).

DefaultOpenFormat DefaultOpenFormat DefaultOpenFormat

Returns or sets the default file converter used to open documents. Can be a number returned by the OpenFormat property, or one of the WdOpenFormat constants.

DefaultTextEncoding DefaultTextEncoding DefaultTextEncoding

Returns or sets a Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoEncoding constant representing the code page, or character set, that Microsoft Word uses for all documents saved as encoded text files.

DefaultTray DefaultTray DefaultTray

Returns or sets the default tray your printer uses to print documents.

DefaultTrayID DefaultTrayID DefaultTrayID

Returns or sets the default tray your printer uses to print documents.

DeletedCellColor DeletedCellColor DeletedCellColor

Returns or sets a WdCellColor constant that represents the color for a deleted cell. Read/write.

DeletedTextColor DeletedTextColor DeletedTextColor

Returns or sets the color of text that is deleted while change tracking is enabled.

DeletedTextMark DeletedTextMark DeletedTextMark

Returns or sets the format of text that is deleted while change tracking is enabled.

DiacriticColorVal DiacriticColorVal DiacriticColorVal

Returns or sets the 24-bit color to be used for diacritics in a right-to-left language document. Can be any valid WdColor constant or a value returned by Visual Basic's RGB function.

DisableFeaturesbyDefault DisableFeaturesbyDefault DisableFeaturesbyDefault

True for Microsoft Word to disable in all documents all features introduced after the version of Word specified in the DisableFeaturesIntroducedAfterbyDefault property. The default value is False.

DisableFeaturesIntroducedAfterbyDefault DisableFeaturesIntroducedAfterbyDefault DisableFeaturesIntroducedAfterbyDefault

Disables all features introduced after a specified version for all documents.

DisplayAlignmentGuides DisplayAlignmentGuides DisplayAlignmentGuides

Returns or sets a Boolean (bool in C#) that specifies whether alignment guides are enabled in the user interface. Read-write.

DisplayGridLines DisplayGridLines DisplayGridLines

True if Microsoft Word displays the document grid. This property is the equivalent of the Gridlines command on the View menu.

DisplayPasteOptions DisplayPasteOptions DisplayPasteOptions

True for Microsoft Word to display the Paste Options button, which displays directly under newly pasted text.

DisplaySmartTagButtons DisplaySmartTagButtons DisplaySmartTagButtons

True for Microsoft Word to display a button directly above a smart tag when a mouse pointer is positioned over it.

DocumentViewDirection DocumentViewDirection DocumentViewDirection

Returns or sets the alignment and reading order for the entire document.

DoNotPromptForConvert DoNotPromptForConvert DoNotPromptForConvert

Sets or returns a Boolean that represents whether to prompt a warning dialog when the Convert command is invoked for documents that are in compatibility mode. Read/write.

EnableHangulHanjaRecentOrdering EnableHangulHanjaRecentOrdering EnableHangulHanjaRecentOrdering

True if Microsoft Word displays the most recently used words at the top of the suggestions list during conversion between Hangul and Hanja.

EnableLegacyIMEMode EnableLegacyIMEMode EnableLegacyIMEMode

Returns or sets aBoolean that represents whether to enable legacy IME mode. Read/write.

EnableLiveDrag EnableLiveDrag EnableLiveDrag

Returns or sets a Boolean (bool in C#) that is True if live drag is enabled. Read-write.

EnableLivePreview EnableLivePreview EnableLivePreview

Sets or returns a Boolean that represents whether to show or hide gallery previews that appear when using galleries that support previewing. True shows a preview in your document before applying the command. Read/write.

EnableMisusedWordsDictionary EnableMisusedWordsDictionary EnableMisusedWordsDictionary

True if Microsoft Word checks for misused words when checking the spelling and grammar in a document.

EnableProofingToolsAdvertisement EnableProofingToolsAdvertisement EnableProofingToolsAdvertisement

Returns or sets a Boolean (bool in C#) value that, when True, specifies that users be notified when additional proofing tools are available for download. Read-write.

EnableSound EnableSound EnableSound

True if Microsoft Word makes the computer respond with a sound whenever an error occurs.

EnvelopeFeederInstalled EnvelopeFeederInstalled EnvelopeFeederInstalled

True if the current printer has a special feeder for envelopes.

ExpandHeadingsOnOpen ExpandHeadingsOnOpen ExpandHeadingsOnOpen

True to expand all headings in the document when the document opens. Read/write Boolean (bool in C#).

FormatScanning FormatScanning FormatScanning

True for Microsoft Word to keep track of all formatting in a document.

FrenchReform FrenchReform FrenchReform

Returns or sets a WdFrenchSpeller constant that represents which spelling dictionary to use for regions of text with language formatting set to French. Read/write.

GridDistanceHorizontal GridDistanceHorizontal GridDistanceHorizontal

Returns or sets the amount of horizontal space between the invisible gridlines that Microsoft Word uses when you draw, move, and resize AutoShapes or East Asian characters in new documents.

GridDistanceVertical GridDistanceVertical GridDistanceVertical

Returns or sets the amount of vertical space between the invisible gridlines that Microsoft Word uses when you draw, move, and resize AutoShapes or East Asian characters in new documents.

GridOriginHorizontal GridOriginHorizontal GridOriginHorizontal

Returns or sets the point, relative to the left edge of the page, where you want the invisible grid for drawing, moving, and resizing AutoShapes or East Asian characters to begin in new documents.

GridOriginVertical GridOriginVertical GridOriginVertical

Returns or sets the point, relative to the top of the page, where you want the invisible grid for drawing, moving, and resizing AutoShapes or East Asian characters to begin in new documents.

HangulHanjaFastConversion HangulHanjaFastConversion HangulHanjaFastConversion

True if Microsoft Word automatically converts a word with only one suggestion during conversion between Hangul and Hanja.

HebrewMode HebrewMode HebrewMode

Returns or sets the mode for the Hebrew spelling checker.

IgnoreInternetAndFileAddresses IgnoreInternetAndFileAddresses IgnoreInternetAndFileAddresses

True if file name extensions, MS-DOS paths, e-mail addresses, server and share names (also known as UNC paths), and Internet addresses (also known as URLs) are ignored while checking spelling.

IgnoreMixedDigits IgnoreMixedDigits IgnoreMixedDigits

True if words that contain numbers are ignored while checking spelling.

IgnoreUppercase IgnoreUppercase IgnoreUppercase

True if words in all uppercase letters are ignored while checking spelling.

IMEAutomaticControl IMEAutomaticControl IMEAutomaticControl

True if Microsoft Word is set to automatically open and close the Japanese Input Method Editor (IME).

InlineConversion InlineConversion InlineConversion

True if Microsoft Word displays an unconfirmed character string in the Japanese Input Method Editor (IME) as an insertion between existing (confirmed) character strings.

InsertedCellColor InsertedCellColor InsertedCellColor

Returns or sets a WdCellColor constant that represents the color for an inserted table cell. Read/write.

InsertedTextColor InsertedTextColor InsertedTextColor

Returns or sets the color of text that is inserted while change tracking is enabled.

InsertedTextMark InsertedTextMark InsertedTextMark

Returns or sets how Microsoft Word formats inserted text while change tracking is enabled (the TrackRevisions property is True).

INSKeyForOvertype INSKeyForOvertype INSKeyForOvertype

True if the INS key can be used for switching Overtype on and off. Read/write Boolean.

INSKeyForPaste INSKeyForPaste INSKeyForPaste

True if the INS key can be used for pasting the Clipboard contents.

InterpretHighAnsi InterpretHighAnsi InterpretHighAnsi

Returns or sets the high-ANSI text interpretation behavior.

LabelSmartTags LabelSmartTags LabelSmartTags

True for Microsoft Word to mark text in documents with smart tag information.

LocalNetworkFile LocalNetworkFile LocalNetworkFile

True if Microsoft Word creates a local copy of a file on the user's machine when editing a file stored on a network server.

MapPaperSize MapPaperSize MapPaperSize

True if documents formatted for another country's/region's standard paper size (for example, A4) are automatically adjusted so that they're printed correctly on your country's/region's standard paper size (for example, Letter).

MarginAlignmentGuides MarginAlignmentGuides MarginAlignmentGuides

Returns or sets a Boolean (bool in C#) that specifies whether margin alignment guides are displayed in the user interface. Read-write.

MatchFuzzyAY MatchFuzzyAY MatchFuzzyAY

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between the "a" and "ya" characters following the "i"-row and "e"-row characters during a search.

MatchFuzzyBV MatchFuzzyBV MatchFuzzyBV

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between the "ba" and "vua" characters and between the "ha" and "fua" characters during a search.

MatchFuzzyByte MatchFuzzyByte MatchFuzzyByte

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between full-width and half-width characters (Latin or Japanese) during a search.

MatchFuzzyCase MatchFuzzyCase MatchFuzzyCase

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between uppercase and lowercase letters during a search.

MatchFuzzyDash MatchFuzzyDash MatchFuzzyDash

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between minus signs, long vowel sounds, and dashes during a search.

MatchFuzzyDZ MatchFuzzyDZ MatchFuzzyDZ

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between the "di" and "zi" characters and between the "du" and "zu" characters during a search.

MatchFuzzyHF MatchFuzzyHF MatchFuzzyHF

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction the "heyu" and "fuyu" characters and between the "beyu" and "vuyu" characters during a search.

MatchFuzzyHiragana MatchFuzzyHiragana MatchFuzzyHiragana

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between hiragana and katakana during a search.

MatchFuzzyIterationMark MatchFuzzyIterationMark MatchFuzzyIterationMark

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between types of repetition marks during a search.

MatchFuzzyKanji MatchFuzzyKanji MatchFuzzyKanji

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between standard and nonstandard kanji ideography during a search.

MatchFuzzyKiKu MatchFuzzyKiKu MatchFuzzyKiKu

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between the "ki" and "ku" characters before "sa"-row characters during a search.

MatchFuzzyOldKana MatchFuzzyOldKana MatchFuzzyOldKana

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between new kana and old kana characters during a search.

MatchFuzzyProlongedSoundMark MatchFuzzyProlongedSoundMark MatchFuzzyProlongedSoundMark

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between short and long vowel sounds during a search.

MatchFuzzyPunctuation MatchFuzzyPunctuation MatchFuzzyPunctuation

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between types of punctuation marks during a search.

MatchFuzzySmallKana MatchFuzzySmallKana MatchFuzzySmallKana

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between diphthongs and double consonants during a search.

MatchFuzzySpace MatchFuzzySpace MatchFuzzySpace

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between space markers used during a search.

MatchFuzzyTC MatchFuzzyTC MatchFuzzyTC

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction between the "tsui", "tei", and "chi" characters and between the "dei" and "ji" characters during a search.

MatchFuzzyZJ MatchFuzzyZJ MatchFuzzyZJ

True if Microsoft Word ignores the distinction the "se" and "shie" characters and between the "ze" and "jie" characters during a search.

MeasurementUnit MeasurementUnit MeasurementUnit

Returns or sets the standard measurement unit for Microsoft Word.

MergedCellColor MergedCellColor MergedCellColor

Returns or sets a WdCellColor constant that represents the color for merged table cells. Read/write.

MonthNames MonthNames MonthNames

Returns or sets the direction for conversion between Hangul and Hanja.

MoveFromTextColor MoveFromTextColor MoveFromTextColor

Returns or sets a WdColorIndex constant that represents the color of moved text. Read/write.

MoveFromTextMark MoveFromTextMark MoveFromTextMark

Returns or sets a WdMoveFromTextMark constant that represents the type of revision mark to use for moved text. Read/write.

MoveToTextColor MoveToTextColor MoveToTextColor

Returns or sets a WdColorIndex constant that represents the color of moved text. Read/write.

MoveToTextMark MoveToTextMark MoveToTextMark

Returns or sets a WdMoveToTextMark constant that represents the type of revision mark to use for moved text. Read/write.

MultipleWordConversionsMode MultipleWordConversionsMode MultipleWordConversionsMode

Returns or sets the direction for conversion between Hangul and Hanja.

OMathAutoBuildUp OMathAutoBuildUp OMathAutoBuildUp

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether Microsoft Office Word automatically converts equations to professional format. True indicates that Word automatically converts equations to professional format. Read/write.

OMathCopyLF OMathCopyLF OMathCopyLF

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents how equations are represented in plain text. True indicates equations are represented in Linear Format. False indicates equations are represented in MathML. Read/write.

OptimizeForWord97byDefault OptimizeForWord97byDefault OptimizeForWord97byDefault

True if Microsoft Word optimizes all new documents for viewing in Word 97 by disabling any incompatible formatting.

Overtype Overtype Overtype

True if Overtype mode is active.

PageAlignmentGuides PageAlignmentGuides PageAlignmentGuides

Returns or sets a Boolean (bool in C#) that specifies whether page alignment guides are displayed in the user interface. Read-write.

Pagination Pagination Pagination

True if Microsoft Word repaginates documents in the background.

ParagraphAlignmentGuides ParagraphAlignmentGuides ParagraphAlignmentGuides

Returns or sets a Boolean (bool in C#) that specifies whether paragraph alignment guides are displayed in the user interface. Read-write.

Parent Parent Parent

Returns an object that represents the parent object of the specified object.

PasteAdjustParagraphSpacing PasteAdjustParagraphSpacing PasteAdjustParagraphSpacing

True if Microsoft Word automatically adjusts the spacing of paragraphs when cutting and pasting selections.

PasteAdjustTableFormatting PasteAdjustTableFormatting PasteAdjustTableFormatting

True if Microsoft Word automatically adjusts the formatting of tables when cutting and pasting selections.

PasteAdjustWordSpacing PasteAdjustWordSpacing PasteAdjustWordSpacing

True if Microsoft Word automatically adjusts the spacing of words when cutting and pasting selections.

PasteFormatBetweenDocuments PasteFormatBetweenDocuments PasteFormatBetweenDocuments

Returns or sets a WdPasteOptions constant that represents how text is pasted when text is copied from another Microsoft Office Word document. Read/write.

PasteFormatBetweenStyledDocuments PasteFormatBetweenStyledDocuments PasteFormatBetweenStyledDocuments

Returns or sets a WdPasteOptions constant that represents how text is pasted when text is copied from a document that uses styles. Read/write.

PasteFormatFromExternalSource PasteFormatFromExternalSource PasteFormatFromExternalSource

Returns or sets a WdPasteOptions constant that represents how text is pasted when text is copied from an external source, such as a Web page. Read/write.

PasteFormatWithinDocument PasteFormatWithinDocument PasteFormatWithinDocument

Returns or sets a WdPasteOptions constant that represents how text is pasted when text is copied or cut and then pasted in the same document. Read/write.

PasteMergeFromPPT PasteMergeFromPPT PasteMergeFromPPT

True to merge text formatting when pasting from Microsoft PowerPoint.

PasteMergeFromXL PasteMergeFromXL PasteMergeFromXL

True to merge table formatting when pasting from Microsoft Excel.

PasteMergeLists PasteMergeLists PasteMergeLists

True to merge the formatting of pasted lists with surrounding lists.

PasteOptionKeepBulletsAndNumbers PasteOptionKeepBulletsAndNumbers PasteOptionKeepBulletsAndNumbers

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether to keep bullets and numbering when selecting Keep text only from the Paste Options context menu. Read/write.

PasteSmartCutPaste PasteSmartCutPaste PasteSmartCutPaste

True if Microsoft Word intelligently pastes selections into a document.

PasteSmartStyleBehavior PasteSmartStyleBehavior PasteSmartStyleBehavior

True if Microsoft Word intelligently merges styles when pasting a selection from a different document.

PictureEditor PictureEditor PictureEditor

Returns or sets the name of the application to use to edit pictures.

PictureWrapType PictureWrapType PictureWrapType

Sets or returns a WdWrapTypeMerged constant that indicates how Microsoft Word wraps text around pictures.

PortugalReform PortugalReform PortugalReform

Gets or sets the mode for the European Portuguese speller.

PrecisePositioning PrecisePositioning PrecisePositioning

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether Word optimizes character positioning for print layout rather than on-screen readability. True disables the default setting that compresses character spacing to facilitate on-screen readability and enables character spacing for print media. Read/write.

PreferCloudSaveLocations PreferCloudSaveLocations PreferCloudSaveLocations

True to save new documents in web locations by default. Read/write Boolean (bool in C#).

PrintBackground PrintBackground PrintBackground

True if Microsoft Word prints in the background.

PrintBackgrounds PrintBackgrounds PrintBackgrounds

Returns a Boolean that represents whether background colors and images are printed when a document is printed. True indicates that background colors and images are printed. False indicates that background colors and images are not printed.

PrintComments PrintComments PrintComments

True if Microsoft Word prints comments, starting on a new page at the end of the document.

PrintDraft PrintDraft PrintDraft

True if Microsoft Word prints using minimal formatting.

PrintDrawingObjects PrintDrawingObjects PrintDrawingObjects

True if Microsoft Word prints drawing objects.

PrintEvenPagesInAscendingOrder PrintEvenPagesInAscendingOrder PrintEvenPagesInAscendingOrder

True if Microsoft Word prints even pages in ascending order during manual duplex printing.

PrintFieldCodes PrintFieldCodes PrintFieldCodes

True if Microsoft Word prints field codes instead of field results.

PrintHiddenText PrintHiddenText PrintHiddenText

True if hidden text is printed.

PrintOddPagesInAscendingOrder PrintOddPagesInAscendingOrder PrintOddPagesInAscendingOrder

True if Microsoft Word prints odd pages in ascending order during manual duplex printing.

PrintProperties PrintProperties PrintProperties

True if Microsoft Word prints document summary information on a separate page at the end of the document. False if document summary information is not printed. Summary information is found in the Properties dialog box (File menu).

PrintReverse PrintReverse PrintReverse

True if Microsoft Word prints pages in reverse order.

PrintXMLTag PrintXMLTag PrintXMLTag

Returns a Boolean that represents whether to print the XML tags when printing a document. Corresponds to the XML tags check box on the Print tab in the Options dialog box. True indicates that tags are printed. False indicates tags are not printed.

PromptUpdateStyle PromptUpdateStyle PromptUpdateStyle

True displays a message asking the user to verify whether they want to reformat a style or reapply the original style formatting when changing the formatting of styles. False reapplies the style formatting to the selection without verifying whether the user wants to change the style.

RepeatWord RepeatWord RepeatWord

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether to mark words that are repeated when spelling is checked. True flags repeated words. Read/write.

ReplaceSelection ReplaceSelection ReplaceSelection

True if the result of typing or pasting replaces the selection. False if the result of typing or pasting is added before the selection, leaving the selection intact.

RevisedLinesColor RevisedLinesColor RevisedLinesColor

Returns or sets the color of changed lines in a document with tracked changes.

RevisedLinesMark RevisedLinesMark RevisedLinesMark

Returns or sets the placement of changed lines in a document with tracked changes.

RevisedPropertiesColor RevisedPropertiesColor RevisedPropertiesColor

Returns or sets the color used to mark formatting changes while change tracking is enabled.

RevisedPropertiesMark RevisedPropertiesMark RevisedPropertiesMark

Returns or sets the mark used to show formatting changes while change tracking is enabled.

RevisionsBalloonPrintOrientation RevisionsBalloonPrintOrientation RevisionsBalloonPrintOrientation

Returns or sets a WdRevisionsBalloonPrintOrientation constant that represents the direction of revision and comment balloons when they are printed.

RTFInClipboard RTFInClipboard RTFInClipboard

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SaveInterval SaveInterval SaveInterval

Returns or sets the time interval in minutes for saving AutoRecover information.

SaveNormalPrompt SaveNormalPrompt SaveNormalPrompt

True if Microsoft Word prompts the user for confirmation to save changes to the Normal template before it quits. False if Word automatically saves changes to the Normal template before it quits.

SavePropertiesPrompt SavePropertiesPrompt SavePropertiesPrompt

True if Microsoft Word prompts for document property information when saving a new document.

SendMailAttach SendMailAttach SendMailAttach

True if the Send To command on the File menu inserts the active document as an attachment to a mail message. False if the Send To command inserts the contents of the active document as text in a mail message.

SequenceCheck SequenceCheck SequenceCheck

True to check the sequence of independent characters for South Asian text.

ShortMenuNames ShortMenuNames ShortMenuNames

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ShowControlCharacters ShowControlCharacters ShowControlCharacters

True if bidirectional control characters are visible in the current document.

ShowDevTools ShowDevTools ShowDevTools

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether the Developer tab is displayed in the Ribbon. Read/write.

ShowDiacritics ShowDiacritics ShowDiacritics

True if diacritics are visible in a right-to-left language document.

ShowFormatError ShowFormatError ShowFormatError

True for Microsoft Word to mark inconsistencies in formatting by placing a squiggly underline beneath text formatted similarly to other formatting that is used more frequently in a document.

ShowMarkupOpenSave ShowMarkupOpenSave ShowMarkupOpenSave

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether Microsoft Word displays hidden markup when opening or saving a file.

ShowMenuFloaties ShowMenuFloaties ShowMenuFloaties

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether to display mini toolbars when the user right-clicks in the document window. Read/write.

ShowReadabilityStatistics ShowReadabilityStatistics ShowReadabilityStatistics

True if Microsoft Word displays a list of summary statistics, including measures of readability, when it has finished checking grammar.

ShowSelectionFloaties ShowSelectionFloaties ShowSelectionFloaties

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether mini toolbars display when a user selects text. Read/write.

SkyDriveSignInOption SkyDriveSignInOption SkyDriveSignInOption
SmartCursoring SmartCursoring SmartCursoring

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether smart cursoring is enabled. True enables smart cursoring.

SmartCutPaste SmartCutPaste SmartCutPaste

True if Microsoft Word automatically adjusts the spacing between words and punctuation when cutting and pasting occurs.

SmartParaSelection SmartParaSelection SmartParaSelection

True for Microsoft Word to include the paragraph mark in a selection when selecting most or all of a paragraph.

SnapToGrid SnapToGrid SnapToGrid

True if AutoShapes or East Asian characters are automatically aligned with an invisible grid when they are drawn, moved, or resized in new documents.

SnapToShapes SnapToShapes SnapToShapes

True if Microsoft Word automatically aligns AutoShapes or East Asian characters with invisible gridlines that go through the vertical and horizontal edges of other AutoShapes or East Asian characters in new documents.

SpanishMode SpanishMode SpanishMode

Gets or sets the mode for the Spanish speller.

SplitCellColor SplitCellColor SplitCellColor

Returns or sets a WdCellColor that represents the color for split table cells. Read/write.

StoreRSIDOnSave StoreRSIDOnSave StoreRSIDOnSave

True for Microsoft Word to assign a random number to changes in a document, each time a document is saved, to facilitate comparing and merging documents. Word stores the random numbers in a table and updates the table after each save.

StrictFinalYaa StrictFinalYaa StrictFinalYaa

True if the spelling checker uses spelling rules regarding Arabic words ending with the letter yaa.

StrictInitialAlefHamza StrictInitialAlefHamza StrictInitialAlefHamza

True if the spelling checker uses spelling rules regarding Arabic words beginning with an alef hamza.

StrictRussianE StrictRussianE StrictRussianE

Gets or sets whether the spelling checker uses spelling rules regarding Russian words that use the strict ë character.

StrictTaaMarboota StrictTaaMarboota StrictTaaMarboota

Gets or sets whether the spelling checker uses spelling rules to flag Arabic words ending with haa instead of taa marboota.

SuggestFromMainDictionaryOnly SuggestFromMainDictionaryOnly SuggestFromMainDictionaryOnly

True if Microsoft Word draws spelling suggestions from the main dictionary only. False if it draws spelling suggestions from the main dictionary and any custom dictionaries that have been added.

SuggestSpellingCorrections SuggestSpellingCorrections SuggestSpellingCorrections

True if Microsoft Word always suggests alternative spellings for each misspelled word when checking spelling.

TabIndentKey TabIndentKey TabIndentKey

True if the TAB and BACKSPACE keys can be used to increase and decrease, respectively, the left indent of paragraphs and if the BACKSPACE key can be used to change right-aligned paragraphs to centered paragraphs and centered paragraphs to left-aligned paragraphs.

TypeNReplace TypeNReplace TypeNReplace

True for Microsoft Word to replace illegal South Asian characters.

UpdateFieldsAtPrint UpdateFieldsAtPrint UpdateFieldsAtPrint

True if Microsoft Word updates fields automatically before printing a document.

UpdateFieldsWithTrackedChangesAtPrint UpdateFieldsWithTrackedChangesAtPrint UpdateFieldsWithTrackedChangesAtPrint

Gets or sets whether Word 2010 allows fields containing tracked changes to update before printing.

UpdateLinksAtOpen UpdateLinksAtOpen UpdateLinksAtOpen

True if Microsoft Word automatically updates all embedded OLE links in a document when it's opened.

UpdateLinksAtPrint UpdateLinksAtPrint UpdateLinksAtPrint

True if Microsoft Word updates embedded links to other files before printing a document.

UpdateStyleListBehavior UpdateStyleListBehavior UpdateStyleListBehavior

Gets or sets a WdUpdateStyleListBehavior constant that specifies the behavior Word 2010 should take when updating a style to match a selection that contains numbering or bullets.

UseCharacterUnit UseCharacterUnit UseCharacterUnit

True if Microsoft Word uses characters as the default measurement unit for the current document.

UseDiffDiacColor UseDiffDiacColor UseDiffDiacColor

True if you can set the color of diacritics in the current document.

UseGermanSpellingReform UseGermanSpellingReform UseGermanSpellingReform

True if Microsoft Word uses the German post-reform spelling rules when checking spelling.

UseLocalUserInfo UseLocalUserInfo UseLocalUserInfo

Returns or sets a Boolean; True if Microsoft Word identifies the document author based upon the User name and Initials settings on the General tab of the Options dialog box, and False if Word identifies the author based on the account information with which the user signed in to Office. Read/write.

UseNormalStyleForList UseNormalStyleForList UseNormalStyleForList

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether Microsoft Office Word uses the Normal style for bullets and numbering. Read/write.

UseSubPixelPositioning UseSubPixelPositioning UseSubPixelPositioning

Returns or sets a Boolean (bool in C#) that specifies whether sub-pixel positioning is enabled. Read-write.

VirusProtection VirusProtection VirusProtection

Reserved for internal use.

VisualSelection VisualSelection VisualSelection

Returns or sets the selection behavior based on visual cursor movement in a right-to-left language document.

WarnBeforeSavingPrintingSendingMarkup WarnBeforeSavingPrintingSendingMarkup WarnBeforeSavingPrintingSendingMarkup

True for Microsoft Word to display a warning when saving, printing, or sending as e-mail a document containing comments or tracked changes.

WPDocNavKeys WPDocNavKeys WPDocNavKeys

True to enable in Microsoft Word navigation keys for WordPerfect users.

WPHelp WPHelp WPHelp

True if pressing Microsoft Word key combinations that produce actions in WordPerfect displays dialog boxes that describe how to perform the equivalent actions in Word.

Methods

SetWPHelpOptions(Object, Object, Object, Object, Object, Object) SetWPHelpOptions(Object, Object, Object, Object, Object, Object) SetWPHelpOptions(Object, Object, Object, Object, Object, Object)

Sets the options for the WordPerfect Help feature.

Applies to