August 27, 2015

2010 Microsoft Word Track Changes Instructions

Step 1:
Open your document in Microsoft 2010 and click on the Review tab.

Locate the Review Tab in Word 2010

Step 2:
Notice that the Track Changes icon is illuminated. If Track Changes is illuminated in your document, you will need to disable the Track Changes feature before you continue.

Disable Track Changes

Step 3:
To disable this feature, simply click on the Track Changes icon. Notice that the Track Changes icon is no longer highlighted.

Disable Track Changes

Step 4:
Place your cursor at the beginning of the document and click the Next button. This will bring you to the first proposed correction.

Click Next and Move to the Next Correction

Step 5:
Notice that the first proposed correction is highlighted.

First Change is Highlighted

Step 6:
Click the Accept icon to accept the change proposed by the editor. The cursor will automatically advance to the next proposed change. If you wish to reject the change, simply click the Reject icon to the right.

Click on the Accept Button

Step 7:
To accept all of the changes at once, without reviewing each proposed change, click the drop-down arrow on the Accept icon, and select Accept All Changes in Document.

Accept All Changes

Notice that all of the proposed changes have been incorporated into the document. You will need to address the editor comments separately. For instructions on removing editor comments, please go to: 2010 Microsoft Word Remove Editor Comments.

All Changes Have Been Accepted