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Microsoft Word - Track Changes and Show Markup

When you and your teammates collaborate on a document, turn on Track Changes to mark the edits each person makes to the document.

Turn on Track Changes

  • Select Review > Track Changes.

    Track changes on the Word ribbon

Show the changes made to a document

  1. Select Review, and select a view option from the Display for Review list.

    Snippet of Review: Simple Markup interface

    • Simple Markup places a red line in the margin where a change has been made.

    • All Markup shows each person’s edits in different colors of text and with strikethrough formatting.

    • No Markup shows how the incorporated changes will look.

    • Original shows the original document.

  2. In the Show Markup list, select the types of markups to display: CommentsInkInsertions and Deletions, and Formatting.

Turn off Track Changes

  • On the Review tab, in the Tracking group, select Track Changes
    New changes will not be marked, but changes that were already marked remain.

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Keywords:microsoft word track change markup office 365 document   Doc ID:79535
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2018-01-22 11:24 MDTUpdated:2018-05-23 14:11 MDT
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