|In Office 2010 under the File menu is ‘Backstage’ that
Info pane. On the right side of the Info pane all the
properties pertaining to that particular document will be
displayed along with a small thumbnail image of the
If you click on the thumbnail image you’ll be taken back
to the document.
Properties like file size, number of pages, number of
words, tags, title, comments, creation date, author, file
location, etc. will be displayed. By clicking on "Show more
properties" few more advanced properties like status,
subject and template will be displayed.
Editing File Properties
Some of the file properties like Title, Comments can be
edited in the Info pane itself by just clicking on the
Edit file properties
Others can be added or edited by clicking on the entry –
for example ‘Add a tag’ or ‘Add an author’.
There are two other ways to edit file properties. Click
on the the small down arrow button beside “Properties”.
By clicking on the “Show Document Panel” a Document
Properties window opens just above the document where there
are text boxes to add, delete or modify fields like Author,
Title, Subject, Keywords, Category, Status and Comments.
This is the same as in Office 2007.
After making the necessary changes you can close this
window by clicking on X button at the top right corner of
the Document Properties window. The changes will be
Edit document properties
Edit Advanced File Properties
There is a separate option to modify the Advanced
Properties of the file, the same option as in Office 2007.
This can be accessed by clicking on “Advanced Properties”
option under the Properties menu or you can even access it
by clicking on the small down arrow beside Document
Properties header in the Document Properties window.
When you click on the Advanced Properties option the
Properties window pops open which has various tabs like
General, Summary, Statistics, Contents and Custom where
corresponding information like file location, creation date,
file type, document title, author, file verification data
and template will be displayed. Some of these properties can
be edited while others can just be viewed. After making the
changes click on OK button.
Advanced properties window
Advanced properties custom window