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Yes, well, that's certainly what I thought based on prior experience. But
in the systems at this location, it's being overridden by Microsoft account
data. The field is filled with *person -at- company -dot- com <person -at- company -dot- com>*.
Yet in checking my own system, *File* > *Options* > *General â **User
Name*yields my name in the desired format.
Therein lies the rub.
On Fri, May 2, 2014 at 7:46 AM, Chinell, Bear BIS
<David -dot- Chinell -at- fs -dot- utc -dot- com>wrote:
> Author is a built-in document property. When you create a new document,
> Word sets the value to whatever value is in File > Options > General > User
> Name. After that, I doesn't change the value of the property.
> So your authors would need to make sure that setting is correct on their
> machines. That should do it.
> Unless an over-zealous IT department is overwriting that value each
> session or something.
> Once the property is set to the value you want, you can insert it anywhere
> in the document, as you would any other property field.
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