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Remove name in Comment RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have a document that has comments made by someone other than me inserted. I want to keep the comments but remove the person's name. How do I do this? 
    Wednesday, October 12, 2016 7:16 PM

Answers

  • Hi,

    Based on your description, you can go to File- Info- Inspect Document:

    Then Check Document Properties and Personal Information and click Inspect:

    Please select Remove All and Reinspect

    After save and reopen the document you will get the result as shown in the following figure:

    Please try this method and check the result.


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    Emi Zhang
    TechNet Community Support

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    Thursday, October 13, 2016 9:44 AM
  • You can change the author name in the comments by running the following macro:

    Sub ChangeUserNameInComments()
    'Macro created by Stefan Blom, MVP, October 2016
    Dim c As Comment
    For Each c In ActiveDocument.Comments
    c.Author = "Your name here"
    c.Initial = "NN"
    Next c
    End Sub

    For assistance with the macro, see http://www.gmayor.com/installing_macro.htm.


    Stefan Blom, Microsoft Word MVP

    Wednesday, October 19, 2016 7:55 PM

All replies

  • Hi,

    Based on your description, you can go to File- Info- Inspect Document:

    Then Check Document Properties and Personal Information and click Inspect:

    Please select Remove All and Reinspect

    After save and reopen the document you will get the result as shown in the following figure:

    Please try this method and check the result.


    Regards,
    Emi Zhang
    TechNet Community Support

    Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help.
    If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact tnmff@microsoft.com.

    Thursday, October 13, 2016 9:44 AM
  • You can change the author name in the comments by running the following macro:

    Sub ChangeUserNameInComments()
    'Macro created by Stefan Blom, MVP, October 2016
    Dim c As Comment
    For Each c In ActiveDocument.Comments
    c.Author = "Your name here"
    c.Initial = "NN"
    Next c
    End Sub

    For assistance with the macro, see http://www.gmayor.com/installing_macro.htm.


    Stefan Blom, Microsoft Word MVP

    Wednesday, October 19, 2016 7:55 PM