Fix Compile error in hidden module using Word for Mac Whenever you open or close Word 2016 (or whatever version you are using with your Mac Office 365) you will get an error message saying “Compile error in hidden module: link. This error commonly occurs when the code is incompatible with the version, platform, or architecture of this application.” The main cause fo the problem is the Adobe add-in which was installed with Acrobat DC is incompatible with the version of Word.
While the error won’t affect the functioning of the Word but you will be faced with it everytime you open or close the Word. And over the time it get’s very annoying and that’s why it’s time to fix this issue using the below-listed troubleshooting steps.
2.From FINDER, go to the GO menu and then Select ‘Go to folder.’
3.Next, paste exactly this in the Go to the folder:
~/Library/Group Containers/UBF8T346G9.Office/User Content/Startup/Word/
4.If you didn’t find the folder from above method then navigate to this:
Note: You can open the Library folder by holding the Alt key on your keyboard while clicking on the Go menu, and choosing Library.
5.Next, inside the above folder, you will see a file linkCreation.dotm.
6.Move the file (Don’t copy) to another location for e.g. Desktop.
7.Restart Word and this time the error message will be gone.
That’s it you have successfully Fix Compile error in hidden module using Word for Mac but if you still have any questions regarding this post feel to ask them in the comment’s section.