Frequently Asked Question

How do I use track changes (show edits and comments) in Word?
Last Updated 6 years ago

Track changes can be helpful when multiple people are making edits to the same document. Track changes allows for you to see what edits are being made and gives you the option to accept or reject these changes.

Please visit the Track Changes and Show Comment Markup Tutorial (Word 2016) from Office to learn:
  • how to turn track changes on/off
  • how to show comment mark-ups
Please visit the Accept or Reject Track Changes Tutorial (Word 2016) from Office to learn:
  • accept track changes
  • reject track changes
  • delete track changes

For information about track changes in all versions of Word and other Office products, please see this Office Guide.

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