Chapter . Using Markup

The visual presentation of markup has changed in Word 2004. Here’s a quick reminder of what markup is. It embraces two things:

  • Comments: A comment (or annotation) is like a Post-it note or a scribble in the margin: it’s not part of the document’s text, and it’s a useful place for a reminder to yourself or a remark to someone else who will collaborate on the document.

  • Revisions: A revision (or tracked change) is any change you perform on a document, such as deleting text, typing text, or altering formatting, at a time when the document is set to remember such changes. Word can report what changed at each point in the document, and it lets you accept or reject each change separately.

Historical Note

The reason for the parenthetical ...

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