Options.BackgroundOpen Property (Word)

This documentation is preliminary and is subject to change.

True for Microsoft Word to open Web documents in the background. Read/write Boolean.


expression .BackgroundOpen

expression A variable that represents a Options object.


While Microsoft Word is opening a large Web document in the background, users can continue to type and choose commands in another document. However, until the Web document is fully opened, Word Visual Basic for Applications functions are disabled for the document being opened.


This example switches between opening large Web documents in the background and not opening them in the background.

Sub BackOpen() 
 If Options.BackgroundOpen = False Then 
 Options.BackgroundOpen = True 
 Options.BackgroundOpen = False 
 End If 
End Sub