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Microsoft KB Archive/105593

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List of WINWORD6.INI Settings: Word Default Settings

Q105593



The information in this article applies to:


  • Microsoft Word for Windows, versions 6.0, 6.0a, 6.0c
  • Microsoft Windows 3.1





SUMMARY

This article contains a list of the sections and their corresponding settings in the WINWORD6.INI file, located in the Windows directory. These settings control the defaults and behavior of Word for Windows.

For a description of each setting and instructions on how to modify them, open the online README help file by doing the following:


  1. From the Help menu, choose "Search for Help on."

    -or-

    On the Standard toolbar, double-click the Help button.

  2. In the Search dialog box, type readme and then choose the Show Topics button.
  3. Choose the Go To button.
  4. In the Word Readme Help Contents window, choose the "WINWORD6.INI Options" topic.



MORE INFORMATION

[Microsoft Word]

   ASKFORPRINTERPICTURE=<1,0>

   BitmapMemory=xxxx

   CACHESIZE=xxx

   DDETIMEOUT=xxx

   PICEDITCLASS=<classname>

   DATEFORMAT=<datetemplate>

   DISPLAY=<0-3>

   TIMEFORMAT=<timetemplate>

   NovellNet=<yes/no>

   MessageBeeps=<yes/no>

   TrackFaceColor=<yes/no>

   SlowShading=<yes/no>

   NoOwnerFiles=<yes/no>

   NetworkButtons=<yes/no>

   UpdateDictionaryNumber=<num>

   WPHelp=<1,0>

   DOC-EXTENSION=.DOC

   DOT-EXTENSION=.DOT

   BAK-EXTENSION=.BAK

   USER-DOT-PATH=<path>

   WORKGROUP-DOT-PATH=<path>

   INI-PATH=<path>

   DOC-PATH=<path>

   TOOLS-PATH=<path>

   PICTURE-PATH=<path>

   AUTOSAVE-PATH=<path>

   CBT-PATH=<path>

   STARTUP-PATH=<path>

   Spelling <lang#>[,<proof#>]=<path to dll>,<path to dict>

   Grammar <lang#>[,<proof#>]=<path to dll>,<path to dict>

   Thesaurus <lang#>[,<proof#>]=<path to dll>,<path to database>

   Hyphenate <lang#>[,<proof#>]=<path to dll>,<path to database>

The following 2 settings are not documented in the Word readme Help file:

   NoLongNetNames=yes/no    Disables UNC filename support.
                            The default is No.

   OLEDOT=<templatename>    Sets the template that Word will use on new
                            Word document objects.

[MSWord Text Converters]

   <convtype>=<description>,<path>,[ ext]* [,<options>]

[Table of Authorities Categories]

   Category <1-16>=<category>

[Index]

   WW2CrossReference=<0,1>

   SortLetterByLetter=<0,1>

[<printer>]
    Note: <printer> is the name of each installed printer, as it
    appears on the Printer line in the File Print dialog box.

   EnvFeed=<num>

   EnvBin=<num>

[MSWord Editable Sections]

   <names>

[Help]

   WPHELP.HLP=<path><filename>

   WINWORD.HLP=<path><filename>

   WRDBASIC.HLP=<path><filename>

   PSSHELP.HLP=<path><filename>

   README.HLP=<path><filename> 

For more information about Winword6.ini settings, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Q109870 Undocumented Settings for WINWORD6.INI, WIN.INI, EQNEDIT.INI

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Last Reviewed: November 4, 2000
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