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Is there a way to configure Microsoft Word (2003 if possible) to automatically switch to Reading Layout when opening any document? Perhaps select the "Multiple page" option as well?

Yes, I can press Alt+R or press the button to turn it on, but I want to do it automatically.


Thanks to WireGuy I found the answer - add a new VBA method in file:

Sub AutoOpen()
Options.AllowReadingMode = True
ActiveWindow.View.ReadingLayout = True
End Sub
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How about writing an AutoOpen macro, and storing it in Looks like it would be Options.AllowReadingMode = True

ActiveWindow.View.ReadingLayout = True

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According to this it looks like AllowReadingMode Property will only enable/disable the Reading Layout feature but it will not activate it.. – Adrian Feb 23 '10 at 17:10
Property Options.AllowReadingMode will only tick/untick the corresponding box in the Options menu; however any documents still open in "Print Layout" – Adrian Feb 23 '10 at 17:18

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