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Comment.AuthorIndex Property (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns a Long representing the index number of a comment for a given author. The first comment for a given author has an index number of 1, their second comment has an index number of 2. Read-only.


expression. AuthorIndex

expression A variable that represents an Comment object.

Return Value



The following example provide information about the authors and their comment indexes for a given slide.

Sub GetCommentAuthorInfo()

    Dim cmtComment As Comment
    Dim strAuthorInfo As String

    With ActivePresentation.Slides(1)
        If .Comments.Count > 0 Then
            For Each cmtComment In .Comments
                strAuthorInfo = strAuthorInfo &; "Comment Number:  " &; _
                    cmtComment.AuthorIndex &; vbLf &; _
                    "Made by:  " &; cmtComment.Author &; vbLf &; _
                    "Says:  " &; cmtComment.Text &; vbLf &; vbLf
            Next cmtComment
        End If
    End With

    MsgBox "The comments for this slide are as follows: " &; _
        vbLf &; vbLf &; strAuthorInfo

End Sub

See also


Comment Object

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