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When Should I Use Word's "Optimize for Compatibility" Setting?

Sometimes, when dragging and dropping a node/table from the Designer Data Bin onto a template, it takes several clicks to change the items selected in the node/table:

If you experience this annoying behavior, try enabling Word's "Optimize for Compatibility" setting to correct it.

In Word:

  1. Click on "File"
  2. Click on "Options"
  3. Select the "General" tab
  4. In the "User Interface options" section, select "Optimize for compatibility"
  5. Restart Word


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