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Word

Note: The Compatibility Report checks for compatibility issues with Office 98 for Mac through Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 and with Windows versions from Office 97 through Microsoft Office 2010.

  1. On the Word menu, click Preferences.

  2. Under Output and Sharing, click Compatibility  Word Compatibility Preferences button .

  3. Under Compatibility Report, clear the Check documents for compatibility check box.

    Tip: To check the compatibility of a document after you have turned off the Compatibility Report, on the View menu, click Compatibility Report.

See also

Check a document for compatibility

Sharing documents with other versions of Office

Save a file in Office for Mac

PowerPoint

Note: The Compatibility Report checks for compatibility issues with Office 98 for Mac through Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 and with Windows versions from Office 97 through the Microsoft Office 2010.

  1. On the PowerPoint menu, click Preferences, and then click Compatibility  PowerPoint Compatibility Preferences button .

  2. Under Compatibility Report, clear the Check documents for compatibility check box.

    Tip: To check the compatibility of a document after you have turned off the Compatibility Report, on the View menu, click Compatibility Report.

See also

Check a document for compatibility

Sharing documents with other versions of Office

Save a file in Office for Mac

Excel

Note: The Compatibility Report checks for compatibility issues with Office 98 for Mac through Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 and with Windows versions from Office 97 through the Microsoft Office 2010.

  1. On the Excel menu, click Preferences.

  2. Under Sharing and Privacy, click Compatibility  Excel Compatibility Preferences button .

  3. Under Compatibility Report, clear the Check documents for compatibility check box.

    Tip: To check the compatibility of a document after you have turned off the Compatibility Report, on the View menu, click Compatibility Report.

See also

Check a document for compatibility

Sharing documents with other versions of Office

Save a file in Office for Mac

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