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Document Properties in PowerPoint

How to Modify Document Properties in PowerPoint

File properties are bits of information that describe and identify a presentation, such as a title, author name, or tags.

View Document Properties

  1. Click the File tab.
    Set File Properties
  2. Click the Info tab.
  3. Set File Properties

To the right of the Info section, you can see the properties of the presentation. Some of the properties are updated automatically, like the file size and the created and modified dates, but you must update others manually.

Edit Document Properties

  1. Click in the property field you want to edit.
  2. Enter the necessary information.
    Set File Properties

Add an Author

Adding an Author is another property that's helpful to edit so you know who owns the file.

  1. Click in the Author field.
  2. Click the Search the address book button.
    Set File Properties
  3. Select an author from the global address list.
  4. Click To.
  5. Click OK.
    Set File Properties

Advanced Properties

There are also some advanced properties you can edit that don't show up on the Info page.

  1. Click the Properties list arrow.
  2. Select Advanced Properties.
    Set File Properties
  3. Click in the field you want to edit.
  4. Enter the property information.
  5. Click OK.
    Set File Properties