How to enter or change Property Information for a Document

To make documents easier to identify via searches, and to help the Windows Indexing Service to store the appropriate key information about documents, you can enter property information.

To enter or change property information, on the File tab, choose Info, and then click Properties:

Word 2013 Properties

Then you can choose one of the options:

  • Show Document Panel shows the Properties bar:
    Properties bar in Word 2013
  • Advanced Properties shows the Properties dialog box with five tabs:
    Properties in Word 2013