Field codes: Info field

The Info field inserts information about the active document (active document: The document in which you're working. Text you type or graphics you insert in Microsoft Word appear in the active document. The title bar of the active document is highlighted.) or template (template: A file or files that contain the structure and tools for shaping such elements as the style and page layout of finished files. For example, Word templates can shape a single document, and FrontPage templates can shape an entire Web site.) as recorded in the Properties dialog box. To view the Properties dialog box, click the File tab, click Info, click Properties (below the document preview on the right side), and then click Advanced Properties.


When you view the Info field code in your document, the syntax looks like this:

{ [ INFO ] InfoType ["NewValue"] }

 Note   A field code tells the field what to show. Field results are what is shown in the document after having evaluated the field code. To toggle between viewing the field code and the field code results, press Alt+F9.



The property type. Specify properties in the Field dialog box. The properties are also separate Microsoft Word fields.


Optional information that updates the Properties dialog box for the active document or template. You can specify new information for the following properties: Author, Comments, Keywords, Subject, and Title.

Applies to:
Word 2013, Word 2010