Using Chronolator Documents
Conflicts with Word add-ins

Sometimes Word add-ins conflict with Chronolator. When that happens, you can start Word without loading add-ins and then open the Chronolator Document from Word's Open dialog.

Starting Word without loading any add-ins

You can start Word without any add-ins by following the instructions below.

Locate the Windows key. It is usually somewhere between the Ctrl and Alt keys near the bottom left of your keyboard.

Windows key Windows key

Hold down the Windows key and press to open the Run dialog

Run dialog

Type winword /a in the Open box

Note: there is a space between winword and /a
Run dialog

Press OK

For most installations of Office, Word should start without any add-ins.

If so, you have completed this procedure and can now open the Chronolator Document from Word's Open dialog.

In some installations, Windows will be unable to find Word

Winword not found

If so, press OK then continue as follows.

Press the Browse … button

Run dialog

Word's Browse dialog will be displayed

Find Winword.exe

The default locations are as follows:

Word 2016C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Root\Office16 or
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Root\Office16
Word 2013C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15 or
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office \Office15
Word 2010C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14 or
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office \Office14

In the Browse dialog, click WINWORD.EXE, and then press Open

Run dialog

The Run dialog will be redisplayed, with the path to Winword.exe in the Open box, surrounded by quote marks

Run dialog

Click in the Open box, use the right arrow button to reposition the insertion point to the right of the closing quotation mark at the end of the path statement, and type a space followed by /a

Run dialog

Press OK to open Word

Word will start without any add-ins. You can now open the Chronolator Document from Word's Open dialog.