This policy setting controls whether users can open Rich Text Format (RTF) file types in Word 2007.
If you enable this policy setting, users will not be able to open RTF files in Word 2007.
If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, Word 2007 users can open Rich Text Format (RTF) files. RTF was developed to allow easy transfer of formatted documents between different applications. RTF files usually have the file extension .rtf.