For Drupal 7, check out https://drupal.org/project/node_authored_select which has some added features.
Transforms the autocomplete Author field on node add/edit forms to a select widget. That way, the user doesn't have to guess the first couple letters of the desired username. Instead, he/she can just browse the select box and find it.
Note that this module isn't really useful for sites with many users because the select box will be so big.
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- Maintenance status: Unsupported
- Development status: Under active development
- Module categories: Administration, Content, User Management
- Reported installs: 7 sites currently report using this module. View usage statistics.
- Downloads: 1,311
- Last modified: September 26, 2015
- Stable releases receive coverage from the Drupal Security Team.
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