Scope of Word Options

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated April 17, 2017)

Christiane wondered if there was a place where she could find specifications of which options in the Options dialog box (Tools | Options) are PC specific, document specific, or roaming login/profile specific.

We ran across one source that you might find helpful in this regard, Christiane. Check out the free download available here:

This Word Options Utility will document all your settings and let you know probably more detail than you thought possible. Give it a try!

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Author Bio

Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He  is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...


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