atw: Re: Custom Document Property question

  • From: "Christine Kent" <cmkentau@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <austechwriter@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 15:10:03 +1000

2007 and 2010 are a bit different for document properties.


Try this.

Insert, Quick Part, Field, Doc Property, and find your custom property here.


It worked for me in 2010.


.and no, I have not covered this in any of the books - had to check how to
do it myself.  Will add it to the next edition.






From: austechwriter-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:austechwriter-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of McShane, Sonja A
Sent: Thursday, 28 April 2011 2:43 PM
To: austechwriter@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: atw: Custom Document Property question


Hi all,


I've just created a custom document property in Word 2007, but it doesn't
display in the Document Properties Panel or in the Quick Parts - Document
Property list. 


A bit of research points to needing to use SharePoint server to be able to
do it, and I really don't want to have to resort to that. Does anyone know
of another way?


(Christine, do I need to get your book?!)




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