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Subject:RE: Word Problem From:"Lauren" <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> To:<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Fri, 22 Feb 2008 11:45:12 -0800
I wish Word would include a feature to disable *all* helpful automations,
but retain the truly helpful enhancements. It does, however, have a feature
to disable features introduced after Word 6/95 or 97 on save, but that's not
really helpful for disabling its forms of "automation" during document
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> Subject: FW: Word Problem
> Just a quick follow-up, after someone queried me off-list:
> Word has all
> sorts of mischievous automations that I disable.
> For each style, I always clear the Automatically Update check
> box in the
> Modify Style dialog box.
> Globally, I always clear the Tools => Templates and Add-ins =>
> Automatically Update Document Styles check box.
> I also always clear the Tools => Options => Edit => Keep Track of
> Formatting check box.
> Outside of styles and templates, there are also mischievous
> for saving backup copies, fast saves, background saves...
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