Disable commands

This policy setting allows you to disable some specific commands in Microsoft Word. Commands are buttons, menus, or other items that can be added to the Quick Access Toolbar or to the Ribbon under File tab | Options | Quick Access Toolbar or via File | Options | Customize Ribbon, respectively.

If you enable this policy setting then you can specify what commands in the user interface for Word are disabled.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, the commands in the predefined list are all enabled in Word.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Disable Policy:
Registry HiveRegistry PathValue NameValue TypeValue
HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\word\disabledcmdbaritemscheckboxesweboptionsREG_DWORD
HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\word\disabledcmdbaritemscheckboxesgeneraloptionsREG_DWORD
HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\word\disabledcmdbaritemscheckboxesfileopensearchthewebREG_DWORD

File tab | Options | ("Customize Ribbon" or "Quick Access Toolbar") | All Commands | Web Page Preview
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\word\disabledcmdbaritemscheckboxes
Value Namefilewebpagepreview
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value0
True Value3655
False Value0
File tab | Share | Send Using E-mail | Send as Attachment
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\word\disabledcmdbaritemscheckboxes
Value Namesendtomailrecipient
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value0
True Value2188
False Value0
Insert tab | Links | Hyperlink
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\word\disabledcmdbaritemscheckboxes
Value Nameinserthyperlink
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value0
True Value1576
False Value0
File tab | Info | Protect Document
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\word\disabledcmdbaritemscheckboxes
Value Nameflyoutanchorprotectdocumentmenu
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value0
True Value16129
False Value0
View tab | Macros | Macros
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\word\disabledcmdbaritemscheckboxes
Value Nametoolsmacro
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value0
True Value16106
False Value0
Developer tab | Code | Macros
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\word\disabledcmdbaritemscheckboxes
Value Nametoolsmacromacros
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value0
True Value186
False Value0
Developer tab | Code | Record Macro
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\word\disabledcmdbaritemscheckboxes
Value Nametoolsmacrorecord
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value0
True Value2780
False Value0
Developer tab | Code | Macro Security
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\word\disabledcmdbaritemscheckboxes
Value Nametoolsmacrosecurity
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value0
True Value3627
False Value0
Developer tab | Code | Visual Basic
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\word\disabledcmdbaritemscheckboxes
Value Nametoolsmacrovbe
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value0
True Value1695
False Value0
Developer tab | Templates | Document Template
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\word\disabledcmdbaritemscheckboxes
Value Nametoolstemplateaddins
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value0
True Value751
False Value0
File tab | Options | ("Customize Ribbon" or "Quick Access Toolbar") | All Commands | Document Location
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\word\disabledcmdbaritemscheckboxes
Value Namewebaddress
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value0
True Value1740
False Value0

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