Remove Smart Tags from Saved Documents

Summary: Keep Word 2003 documents from storing Smart Tag information.

If you use Word 2003’s Smart Tags feature to pop-up addresses, stock quotes, links to maps, etc., but your co-workers don’t use this feature, you can configure the software to not embed Smart Tags in saved documents.

1. Click “Tools”, selecting “Options”.
2. When the “Options” multi-tabbed dialog box appears, click the “Save” tab.
3. Uncheck “Embed smart tags”.
4. Click “OK” to save your changes and close the dialog box.