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FAQ of editing docs

Q: How do I delete tracked changes from my document?
A: To delete a tracked change, either accept it or reject it.

Q: How do I accept or reject one tracked change?
A: To accept/reject one tracked change in Word 2002 or Word 2003, click within the change and then on the Reviewing toolbar, click "Accept Change"/"Reject Change" button. Or, right-click on the tracked change and choose "Accept/Reject Insertion" or "Accept/Reject Deletion" etc.

Accept Change Button

Reject Change Button

right click mouse on the tracked change



In Word 2000 and earlier, Tools > Track Changes > Accept or Reject Changes. Click one of the find buttons to go through the changes one by one. Accept or reject the change.

Q: How do I accept or reject all tracked changes in the document in one step?
A: To accept/reject all changes in Word 2002 or Word 2003: on the Reviewing toolbar, hover over the Accept/Reject Change button. Click on the arrow you see to the right of the button. Choose Accept/Reject all Changes in Document.
In word 2000 and earlier, Tools > Track changes > Accept or Reject Changes. You can choose to accept or reject all the changes in the document.

Q: How to show the Reviewing Toolbar?
A: View > Toolbars and tick Reviewing

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