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Old May 30th, 2010, 09:00 AM posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
Graham Mayor
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Default Dates in WORD 2007

Autocomplete in 2007 only applies to dates and is switched on by default. To
turn it off press ALT+F11 to open the vba editor. Press CTRL+G to open the
immediate window and in that window type

Application.DisplayAutoCompleteTips = False

and press enter. Close the vba editor (File Close and return to Microsoft


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"Mansfield Terrier" wrote in
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I am running Windows XP and have just installed WORD 2007. Can someone
please tell me how I stop the parser auto-completing dates for me?

I like to write 29th May, 2010 - but as soon as I type that and hit
I get 2010-05-29 on the end.

It's driving me nuts!!