How to enable and disable Microsoft Word AutoFormat feature

Updated: 11/30/2020 by Computer Hope
Microsoft Word

To enable or disable the AutoFormat feature and options in Microsoft Word, follow the steps below for the version of Word on your computer.

Microsoft Word 2007 and later

  1. Open Microsoft Word.
  2. Click the File tab.
  3. Click the Options link in the left navigation pane.
  4. In the Word Options window, click the Proofing option in the left navigation pane.
  5. Click the AutoCorrect Options button.
  6. In the AutoCorrect window, click the AutoFormat tab.

In this section, users can enable or disable each of the AutoFormat features they do not want to use.

Microsoft Word 2003 and earlier

  1. Open Microsoft Word.
  2. In the menu bar, click Format and select AutoFormat.
  3. Click the Options button.

In this section, users can enable or disable each of the AutoFormat features they do not want to use.