Solved

Bypassing macros on startup

Posted on 2011-02-24
2
264 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I was under the impression that holding down the Shift key whilst loading a Word document containing a startup macro - will bypass the Macro.  However, I have a client that has Office 2010, who says that the Shift key bypass function doesn't work (the macro still runs).

Is this correct?
0
Comment
Question by:Andy Brown
2 Comments
 
LVL 23

Accepted Solution

by:
Brian B earned 500 total points
ID: 34969944
You can run winword /m to start word with no macros. If you need to do this on a regular basis, you can put a shortcut to it on the desktop.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Andy Brown
ID: 34978424
Thank you - much appreciated.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

If you work with Word a lot, you probably use styles. If you use styles a lot, you've probably balled your fist more often than not when working with the ribbon. In Word 2007/2010, one of the things that I find missing when using styles is a quic…
Preface: When I started this series, I used the term CommandBars because that is the Office Object class that it discusses. Unfortunately, when Microsoft introduced Office 2007, they replaced the standard Commandbar menus with "The Ribbon" and rem…
This video walks the viewer through the process of creating a watermark for their document, customizing it, and saving it for viewing/printing needs.
This video shows where to find the word count, how to display it, and what it breaks down to in Microsoft Word.

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

18 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now