Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Figure 26-2: The shameful changes show up here.
Tracking changes as you make them
Comparing documents after they’re edited is the defensive way to locate changed text. A more
friendly way to do things is simply to direct your editor to activate Word’s revision-tracking feature.
That way, changes are noted on the screen as they’re made.
Turn on Track Changes by clicking the Review tab and then clicking the Track Changes
button. The keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+Shift+E.
After Track Changes is on, the Track Changes button becomes highlighted. As you type and edit,
you see a red line appear in the left margin next to your text. This line indicates that you’ve made