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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Step by Step by Joyce Cox and Joan Lambert

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Tracking and Managing Document Changes

When two or more people collaborate on a document, one person usually creates and "owns" the document and the others review it, adding or revising content to make it more accurate, logical, or readable. In Word, reviewers can turn on the Track Changes feature so that the revisions they make to the active document are recorded without the original text being lost. (Note that Track Changes affects only the active document, not any other documents that might also be open.) To turn on Track Changes, you click the Track Changes button in the Tracking group on the Review tab. You then edit the text as usual.

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If you want to know whether Track Changes is turned on when you’re working from a tab other than the Review ...

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