Chapter . Miscellaneous Changes

This section provides you with a quick reference to how Word 2004’s preferences, menus, toolbars, and dialogs have changed in comparison to Word X. It also lists a few prominent bug fixes.

Preferences

Table 2 lists how the Preference panes in Word 2004 have changed.

Table 2. Changes to Word’s Preference Panes

Pane

New in Word 2004

General

  • The “Macro virus protection” checkbox has been moved to the Security pane, where it’s now called “Warn before opening a file that contains macros.”

  • The “Enable Quartz text smoothing” checkbox is gone (because text smoothing is now always on by default).

Edit

For info on the new settings, see What’s New with Typing and Editing.

Save

  • There is a new checkbox, “Save preview picture with new documents.” ...

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