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Word 2016: VBA code Style Source checkbox in Reveal Formatting Pane

Stacy Brown
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Last Modified: 2017-03-13
I'm trying to find some VBA code to automatically check the Distinguish Style Source check box at the bottom of the Reveal Formatting Task pane in Word 2016.

While I can open the Reveal Formatting pane without a problem, I cannot find the command for this checkbox. In trying to record the steps, I only get the command to open the task pane.

Anyone know how to do this? Or if you know of a GPO setting or Reg-Hack I could do instead, that would be fine as well.
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Stacy BrownSenior Applications Administrator


Thanks so much for the in-depth analysis Jaime!  Very glad to have the confirmation that there is no real reliable way to do this.
Stacy BrownSenior Applications Administrator


While not an actual solution, a very nice in-depth analysis.  I appreciate the time and effort taken immensely!

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