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How to change the default view to Draft view in Word

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This article describes how to change the default view to Draft view in Microsoft Office Word.
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To change the default view to Draft view when a Word 2007 document is opened, follow these steps:
  1. Click the Microsoft Office Button, and then click Word Options.
  2. Click Advanced.
  3. Under General, click to select the Allow opening a document in Draft view check box.
  4. Click OK.
  5. On the View tab, click Draft in the Document Views group.

To change the default view to Draft view when a Word 2010 or later versions document is opened, follow these steps:

  1. Click the File Tab, and then click Options.
  2. Click Advanced.
  3. Under General, click to select the Allow opening a document in Draft view check box.
  4. Click OK.
  5. On the View tab, click Draft in the Document Views group.

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Article ID: 919599 - Last Review: 09/24/2015 03:41:00 - Revision: 2.0

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