Disable Microsoft Save As PDF and XPS add-ins

Allows the user or administrator to specify which of the installed Microsoft PDF and XPS add-ins are available.

When this setting is not configured, installed Microsoft PDF and XPS add-ins are visible to users.

Default: same as not configured.

Disable XPS: Hides and disables the Microsoft Save As XPS add-in.

Disable PDF: Hides and disables the Microsoft Save As PDF add-in.

Disable XPS and PDF: Hides and disables both the Microsoft Save As PDF and Save As XPS add-ins.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista



  1. Default
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Common\FixedFormat
    Value NameDisablePublishToFixedFormat
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value0
  2. Disable XPS
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Common\FixedFormat
    Value NameDisablePublishToFixedFormat
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value1
  3. Disable PDF
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Common\FixedFormat
    Value NameDisablePublishToFixedFormat
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value2
  4. Disable XPS and PDF
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Common\FixedFormat
    Value NameDisablePublishToFixedFormat
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value3


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