This tutorial provides a basic overview of how to use Track Changes in Microsoft Word, including creating insertions, deletions, format changes, and comments, as well as accepting and rejecting other reviewers’ markups.
This video was filmed in Word 2016. However, the steps are the same in Word for Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365), Word 2019, Word 2013, and Word 2010.
0:46 Turn On Track Changes
1:11 Display Track Changes
2:51 Delete Text with Track Changes
3:02 Insert Text with Track Changes
3:17 Replace Text with Track Changes
3:30 Change Formats with Track Changes
3:50 Accept or Reject Markups with Track Changes
4:54 Insert Comments
5:39 Delete Comments
6:20 Display the Reviewing Pane
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