Apr 23, 2015 - 12:31 PM
Yes those users who doesn't have the SmartWord4TFS can also update\modify and save the document, But they can't Publish it to the TFS. The TFS tags should remain intact and whatever changes that they have did it should be present withing these tags\content controls. And then any user who has the SmartWord4TFS can publish these changes to the TFS.
Kindly download and install the last official released version of SmartWord which is 18.104.22.168 from our official website and verify it. May be you have the old version where you are facing this issue.