Re: Word 2013: Author variable

Subject: Re: Word 2013: Author variable
From: Keith Hood <bus -dot- write -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 2 May 2014 16:37:42 -0500

All you have to do is open a file, change the properties (change the value
of the 'author' property), update any 'authorr' fields in the file, and
then save the file. After that, the 'author' field should show the changed
name each time you reopen that file.


On Fri, May 2, 2014 at 9:24 AM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> I'm creating a template and would like Word to populate an {Author} field.
> Right nowâusing that variableâWord fills the field as *name -at- company -dot- com
> <name -at- company -dot- com>*.
>
> I'd prefer to populate the field (the first time a doc is saved from the
> template) with the *User name* data, e.g., Forrest Gump. Once the field is
> filled (by way of the first Save), I want the field to be fixed with that
> data.
>
> Ideas?
>
> Thanks
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