Options object (Word)

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

Remarks

Use the Options property to return the Options object. The following example sets three application options for Word.

With Options 
 .AllowDragAndDrop = True 
 .ConfirmConversions = False 
 .MeasurementUnit = wdPoints 
End With

Properties

Name
AddBiDirectionalMarksWhenSavingTextFile
AddControlCharacters
AddHebDoubleQuote
AlertIfNotDefault
AllowAccentedUppercase
AllowClickAndTypeMouse
AllowCombinedAuxiliaryForms
AllowCompoundNounProcessing
AllowDragAndDrop
AllowOpenInDraftView
AllowPixelUnits
AllowReadingMode
AnimateScreenMovements
Application
ApplyFarEastFontsToAscii
ArabicMode
ArabicNumeral
AutoCreateNewDrawings
AutoFormatApplyBulletedLists
AutoFormatApplyFirstIndents
AutoFormatApplyHeadings
AutoFormatApplyLists
AutoFormatApplyOtherParas
AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyBorders
AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyBulletedLists
AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyClosings
AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyDates
AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyFirstIndents
AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyHeadings
AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyNumberedLists
AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyTables
AutoFormatAsYouTypeAutoLetterWizard
AutoFormatAsYouTypeDefineStyles
AutoFormatAsYouTypeDeleteAutoSpaces
AutoFormatAsYouTypeFormatListItemBeginning
AutoFormatAsYouTypeInsertClosings
AutoFormatAsYouTypeInsertOvers
AutoFormatAsYouTypeMatchParentheses
AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceFarEastDashes
AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceFractions
AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceHyperlinks
AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceOrdinals
AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplacePlainTextEmphasis
AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceQuotes
AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceSymbols
AutoFormatDeleteAutoSpaces
AutoFormatMatchParentheses
AutoFormatPlainTextWordMail
AutoFormatPreserveStyles
AutoFormatReplaceFarEastDashes
AutoFormatReplaceFractions
AutoFormatReplaceHyperlinks
AutoFormatReplaceOrdinals
AutoFormatReplacePlainTextEmphasis
AutoFormatReplaceQuotes
AutoFormatReplaceSymbols
AutoKeyboardSwitching
AutoWordSelection
BackgroundSave
BibliographySort
BibliographyStyle
BrazilReform
ButtonFieldClicks
CheckGrammarAsYouType
CheckGrammarWithSpelling
CheckHangulEndings
CheckSpellingAsYouType
CloudSignInOption
CommentsColor
ConfirmConversions
ContextualSpeller
ConvertHighAnsiToFarEast
CreateBackup
Creator
CtrlClickHyperlinkToOpen
CursorMovement
DefaultBorderColor
DefaultBorderColorIndex
DefaultBorderLineStyle
DefaultBorderLineWidth
DefaultEPostageApp
DefaultFilePath
DefaultHighlightColorIndex
DefaultOpenFormat
DefaultTextEncoding
DefaultTray
DefaultTrayID
DeletedCellColor
DeletedTextColor
DeletedTextMark
DiacriticColorVal
DisableFeaturesbyDefault
DisableFeaturesIntroducedAfterbyDefault
DisplayAlignmentGuides
DisplayGridLines
DisplayPasteOptions
DocumentViewDirection
DoNotPromptForConvert
EnableHangulHanjaRecentOrdering
EnableLegacyIMEMode
EnableLiveDrag
EnableLivePreview
EnableMisusedWordsDictionary
EnableProofingToolsAdvertisement
EnableSound
EnvelopeFeederInstalled
ExpandHeadingsOnOpen
FormatScanning
FrenchReform
GridDistanceHorizontal
GridDistanceVertical
GridOriginHorizontal
GridOriginVertical
HangulHanjaFastConversion
HebrewMode
IgnoreInternetAndFileAddresses
IgnoreMixedDigits
IgnoreUppercase
IMEAutomaticControl
InlineConversion
InsertedCellColor
InsertedTextColor
InsertedTextMark
INSKeyForOvertype
INSKeyForPaste
InterpretHighAnsi
LocalNetworkFile
MapPaperSize
MarginAlignmentGuides
MatchFuzzyAY
MatchFuzzyBV
MatchFuzzyByte
MatchFuzzyCase
MatchFuzzyDash
MatchFuzzyDZ
MatchFuzzyHF
MatchFuzzyHiragana
MatchFuzzyIterationMark
MatchFuzzyKanji
MatchFuzzyKiKu
MatchFuzzyOldKana
MatchFuzzyProlongedSoundMark
MatchFuzzyPunctuation
MatchFuzzySmallKana
MatchFuzzySpace
MatchFuzzyTC
MatchFuzzyZJ
MeasurementUnit
MergedCellColor
MonthNames
MoveFromTextColor
MoveFromTextMark
MoveToTextColor
MoveToTextMark
MultipleWordConversionsMode
OMathAutoBuildUp
OMathCopyLF
OptimizeForWord97byDefault
Overtype
PageAlignmentGuides
Pagination
ParagraphAlignmentGuides
Parent
PasteAdjustParagraphSpacing
PasteAdjustTableFormatting
PasteAdjustWordSpacing
PasteFormatBetweenDocuments
PasteFormatBetweenStyledDocuments
PasteFormatFromExternalSource
PasteFormatWithinDocument
PasteMergeFromPPT
PasteMergeFromXL
PasteMergeLists
PasteOptionKeepBulletsAndNumbers
PasteSmartCutPaste
PasteSmartStyleBehavior
PictureEditor
PictureWrapType
PortugalReform
PrecisePositioning
PreferCloudSaveLocations
PrintBackground
PrintBackgrounds
PrintComments
PrintDraft
PrintDrawingObjects
PrintEvenPagesInAscendingOrder
PrintFieldCodes
PrintHiddenText
PrintOddPagesInAscendingOrder
PrintProperties
PrintReverse
PrintXMLTag
PromptUpdateStyle
RepeatWord
ReplaceSelection
RevisedLinesColor
RevisedLinesMark
RevisedPropertiesColor
RevisedPropertiesMark
RevisionsBalloonPrintOrientation
RTFInClipboard
SaveInterval
SaveNormalPrompt
SavePropertiesPrompt
SendMailAttach
SequenceCheck
ShortMenuNames
ShowControlCharacters
ShowDevTools
ShowDiacritics
ShowFormatError
ShowMarkupOpenSave
ShowMenuFloaties
ShowReadabilityStatistics
ShowSelectionFloaties
SmartCursoring
SmartCutPaste
SmartParaSelection
SnapToGrid
SnapToShapes
SpanishMode
SplitCellColor
StoreRSIDOnSave
StrictFinalYaa
StrictInitialAlefHamza
StrictRussianE
StrictTaaMarboota
SuggestFromMainDictionaryOnly
SuggestSpellingCorrections
TabIndentKey
TypeNReplace
UpdateFieldsAtPrint
UpdateFieldsWithTrackedChangesAtPrint
UpdateLinksAtOpen
UpdateLinksAtPrint
UpdateStyleListBehavior
UseCharacterUnit
UseDiffDiacColor
UseGermanSpellingReform
UseLocalUserInfo
UseNormalStyleForList
UseSubPixelPositioning
VisualSelection
WarnBeforeSavingPrintingSendingMarkup

See also

Word Object Model Reference