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authors (Authors)

This element is a container that holds a list of comment author names. There may be many comment authors per sheet, but each author name must be unique per sheet. The information for each author is stored only once for that sheet, and comments refer to the author by zero based index.

Note that there can be multiple lists of authors per workbook since each sheet contains its own comments part, and each comments part defines a list of authors for comments on that sheet.

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author (Author)


The following XML Schema fragment defines the contents of this element:

<complexType name="CT_Authors">


   <element name="author" type="ST_Xstring" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded"/>