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Microsoft Word document information panel question

I have a word document with the document information panel showing when it opens. I can open it, close it, and edit the meta-data. I would like to programmatically update the document panel if I could such as as the individual fields
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Chris BottomleySoftware Quality Lead EngineerCommented:
Which data do you want to edit as the syntax varies according to the particular datum class, (document property, custom property etc)

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Chris BottomleySoftware Quality Lead EngineerCommented:
In the abscence of a response then to enable the question closure:

To display/remove the panel:
    Application.DisplayDocumentInformationPanel = True 'False

To Add Read a custom document property:
    Read
        myVar = activedocument.CustomDocumentProperties("WhatYouWantToCallTheField").value
    Set
        activedocument.CustomDocumentProperties.Add _
    Name:="WhatYouWantToCallTheField", LinkToContent:=False, Value:="What value you want the field to have", _
    Type:=msoPropertyTypeString

To set / read a builtindocumentproperty
    Set
        activedocument.BuiltInDocumentProperties("Author") = "ChrisB"
    Read
        myVar = activedocument.BuiltInDocumentProperties("Author").value

Chris
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js_stsAuthor Commented:
sorry guys....got lost for the holidays. Let me try chris' suggestion and revert back.
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