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Old 12-28-2016, 05:42 AM
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Default open docx format as doc format

I need to convert a set of word documents in docx extension to doc format.

ActiveDocument.SaveAs2(filename,wdFormatDocument97 ) from word 2010 creates a doc format file in protected view mode. Is it possible to save the docx format to doc format with compatibility mode.

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Check your system's 'file block' settings. Evidently they're configured to open doc files in protected view. Apart from that, simply use SaveAs - or SaveAs2 - to save the file in the doc format and with a doc extension.
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