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    Author of a Word 2010 document

    My daughter edited her term paper on my computer. Now, when she hovers over the document [icon] on the desktop, it shows me as the author, even though she is the listed author in the document properties.

    How can I correct this?

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    Chuck Billow
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    You can find instructions on removing the author here. You should be able to use them to change the author instead:

    http://www.thebestdata.com/zoom.htm?...pe=1&auto=3307

    Jerry

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    If you saved the file to the desktop, you could also try right clicking on it, select properties, click on the details tab, and try changing or adding an author there.

    Jerry

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    MS Office sets up and saves the user information for the logged on user first time it is used.

    User information is found under File, Options, General, User Name and Initials.

    For this particular document you can goto File, Info - on the right near the bottom you can right click the user name beside Author and select Remove or Edit to change the information.

    For your daughter to have her own information show up you'll have to create a separate user account for her.

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