If you’re sharing documents with people who use Word 97, you can customize new or existing documents by turning off features not supported by that version.[ad] To do this, select the Disable features introduced after check box
Go to: Tools menu, Options command, Save tab.
Then select the Disable Features introduced after and select Microsoft Word 97.
When you save the document, if it contains items that will be converted, Word displays a list of the features it will convert so that the document can be used in previous versions.
When you open a Microsoft Office Word 2003 document in Word 2000 or Word 2002, most items in your document will be unchanged.
Therefore, there isn’t an option to disable Word 2000 or Word 2002 features.