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Comment.AuthorInitials Property (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns the author's initials as a read-only String for a specified Comment object. Read-only.


expression. AuthorInitials

expression A variable that represents an Comment object.

Return Value



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

See also


Comment Object

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