Tracking Changes

In this course users will learn how to track changes in Microsoft Word 2010. 

Enabling Change Tracking in Microsoft Word 2010

Enabling Change Tracking

When using Tracked Changes, what is Brian's purpose for using this feature?

  • To monitor Dave's computer use by looking at the time stamps of tracked changes.
  • To review Dave's work and make changes that Dave can use for reference.
  • To create original content for use in Dave's training.
  • To show Dave how to use all of the features of Microsoft Word

When Dave is looking at tracked changes, what is the additional benefit of seeing Brian's changes?

  • To make sure he has a log of Brian's work during his training.
  • To learn from mistakes and improve his skills.
  • To include Brian's changes in the final version of the document so he doesn't have to revisit the edits.
  • To reach Brian during his busy work schedule to ask questions and verify information.

Customizing Your View of Tracked Changes

How to customize your view of tracked changes

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These slides will give an overview of how to customize the display of Tracked Changes. This will allow users of Microsoft Word to see comments, changes and corrections to Word documents.

Customizing the appearance of your changes is a good way to decipher who is making changes and communicate between reviewers

  • Customizing the appearance of your changes is a good way to decipher who is making changes and communicate between reviewers

Change Tracking is meant to be used as a disciplinary tool to track mistakes against employees.

  • Change Tracking is meant to be used as a disciplinary tool to track mistakes against employees.

Brian can change the color of his Tracked changes as a manager, but Dave cannot.

  • Brian can change the color of his Tracked changes as a manager, but Dave cannot.

Tracking Comments

Tracking Comments

Comments can be used to communicate during the review process when several users are editing a document at one time.

  • Comments can be used to communicate during the review process when several users are editing a document at one time.

Most comments will be left anonymous to protect users identity.

  • Most comments will be left anonymous to protect users identity.