Viewing Tracked Changes
Show or hide tracking bubbles, select your author color, and more, with the tracking bar.
Choose how edited text is
Here are ways to view tracked changes information:
To show or hide all tracking bubbles, click View in the toolbar, and choose “Show
Comments and Changes Pane” or “Hide Comments and Changes Pane.”
When the Comments and Changes pane is hidden, change bars appear next to edited
portions of your document.
To show tracking bubbles for edits made to a specific section of text or an object,
select the text or object and choose “Show Only for Selection” from the Tracking
Bubbles pop-up menu. Only the tracking bubbles associated with the selected text or
object are displayed.
Choose how tracking
bubbles are displayed.
To show or hide tracking bubbles for formatting edits (for example, changing text
from bold to italic), choose Show Formatting Bubbles from the Tracking Bubbles pop-
To view your document using thumbnails, click the View button on the toolbar, and
then choose Page Thumbnails.
Tracked changes made to your document are highlighted in the page thumbnails.
To show text markup, choose View Markup from the View Markup pop-up menu.
When text markup is visible, edits in your document are displayed with the author
color per markup preferences.
To hide deleted text and other deleted objects, choose View Markup Without
Deletions from the View Markup pop-up menu.
When deleted text and objects are hidden, a deletion indicator is displayed on the page.
When deleted text edits are visible in your document, the text deletions are displayed
with a strikethrough.
To hide all text markup, deleted text and objects, choose View Final from the View
Markup pop-up menu.
To change your author name, or inserted and deleted text markup style, and deleted
text style, choose Preferences from the Action menu.
To choose a different author color for yourself, choose Author Color from the Action
menu on the tracking bar.