Microsoft Word >Navigation Pane

~OSD~ 2,131 Reputation points
2021-08-30T19:54:19.03+00:00

Hi,

I need to enable "Navigation Pane" to show the topic headings on the left side bar as shown in below screenshot:

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If document is open on a different PC where "Navigation Pane" is not enabled in VIEW Menu, the side bar headings are not visible. Is there anyway to force /require to open this file with "Navigation Pane" always enabled?

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  1. ~OSD~ 2,131 Reputation points
    2021-08-31T06:47:49.563+00:00

    Thanks for reply.

    Table of contents is available on the Top of the document and not available on the left navigation pane.
    If a user has to enable Macros, I think this is not what I am looking for.

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  1. Emi Zhang-MSFT 22,951 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2021-08-31T07:21:02.107+00:00

    Hi @
    If you want to use Group Policy to control this feature, it seems you cannot get the result. I suggest you refer to this thread and refer to the reply of William Zhou CHN:
    https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/bb6268ac-546b-4118-87fa-21f6fd2cecbc/word-navigation-pane-open-by-default?forum=officesetupdeployprevious
    Hope the information is helpful.


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