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AuthorInitials Property

Office 2003

Returns the author's initials as a read-only String for a specified Comment object. Read-only.


expression    Required. An expression that returns one of the objects in the Applies To list.


This property only returns the author's initials. To return the author's name use the Author property. Specify the author's initials when you add a new comment to the presentation.


The following example returns the author's initials for a specified comment.

Sub GetAuthorName()
    With ActivePresentation.Slides(1)
        .Comments.Add Left:=100, Top:=100, Author:="Jeff Smith", _
            AuthorInitials:="JS", _
            Text:="This is a new comment added to the first slide."
        MsgBox .Comments(1).Author & .Comments(1).AuthorInitials
    End With
End Sub

Applies to | Comment Object