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

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Comparing and Merging Documents

Sometimes you might want to compare several versions of the same document. For example, if you have sent a document out for review by colleagues, you might want to compare their edited versions with the original document.

Instead of comparing multiple open documents visually, you can tell Word to compare the documents and merge the changes into one document. Even if the changes were not made with Track Changes turned on, they are recorded in the merged document as revisions. From within that one document, you can view all the changes from all the reviewers or view only those from a specific reviewer.

In this exercise, you merge three versions of the same document and then evaluate and handle the revisions that indicate ...

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