How to change author in Word for Mac (Apple)

I love my Apple computers, but sometimes you need to follow a different route than Windows users. When using Track Changes in Word 2016, you need to follow these steps to change the name of the author:

  • Click Word and then Preferences (Top menu)Screen Shot 2016-03-31 at 5.40.10 AM
  • Click User Information under Personal Settings

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  • Add name and initials
  • Sometimes you need to review anonymously, therefore you need to change the author.
  • I have replaced mine with “Reviewer”
  • The new name will show in your track changes

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Have fun!

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