October 7, 2015

How to Use Record Changes — OpenOffice 3.0.1

Step 1:
Open your document using OpenOffice 3.0.1; click on EditChangesRecord.

  • You will need to disable the Record feature if there is a check mark next to Record.
    • Record Changes is Enabled
  • If you do not turn off this feature, all of the revisions that you make to your document will be recorded.
  • If the Record feature is disabled, there will not be a check mark next to Record.
    • Record Changes is Not Enabled

Step 2:
In this example, the Record feature has been disabled. The check mark next to Record has been removed. Do not continue beyond this step until you have disabled the Record Changes feature.

disable the record feature

Step 3:
Open the Accept or Reject Changes window. Navigate your cursor to EditChangesAccept or Reject…

Open the Accept or Reject window

Step 4:
Place your cursor at the beginning or top of the Accept or Reject Changes window. This will take you to the first correction in your document. In this example, “has been” is to be deleted.

Traverse through the corrections, starting at the top

Step 5:
Clicking on Accept will incorporate the change into your document. In this example, “has been” was deleted. The Record Changes feature automatically moves your cursor to the next correction.

Accept the correction to move to the next correction

*Tips:
To accept all the changes in the document, click on Accept All. All changes will be added to the document. You will still need to remove the editor notes individually.

Accept all corrections