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Office 2010 Made Simple by Guy Hart-Davis

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Working on Separate Copies of the Same Document

Either coauthoring or working in turn on a single copy of a document allows you and your colleagues to get a document finished without complications. But other times, you may need to have people work simultaneously on separate copies of the same document.

The advantage to doing this is that you can have multiple people working on the document at once. The disadvantage is that someone—typically you—then has to integrate the changes from the separate copies into a single document.

When you're working manually, such integrating can be a slow and thankless task—but fortunately it's a task that your PC can help you with. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote provide different tools for integrating multiple ...

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