FileConverters.ConvertMacWordChevrons (Word)

Controls whether text enclosed in chevron characters (« ») is converted to merge fields. Read/write Long.

Possible Values are wdAlwaysConvert - The converter attempts to convert text enclosed in chevrons (< >) to mail merge fields, wdAskToConvert - The converter prompts the user to convert or not convert chevrons when a Word for the Macintosh document is opened, wdAskToNotConvert - The converter prompts the user to convert or not convert chevrons when a Word for the Macintosh document is opened, wdNeverConvert - The converter passes the text through without attempting any interpretation.

The ConvertMacWordChevrons property can be any WdChevronConvertRule constants. Word for the Macintosh version 4.0 and 5.x documents use chevron characters to denote mail merge fields.

FileConverters.ConvertMacWordChevrons = wdAlwaysConvert 
Documents.Open FileName:="C:\Documents\Mac Word Document"