Document.SetCompatibilityMode method (Word)
Sets the compatibility mode for the document.
expression A variable that represents a Document object.
|Mode||Required||Long||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 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 are available while working with a document, so that people who edit the document using previous versions of Word will have full editing capabilities.
The following code example puts Word in Word 2003 Compatibility Mode.
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