Track Changes is a very popular feature in Microsoft Word that is not available in Google Docs. There are some useful collaboration features in Google Docs, but they work differently. With Track Changes enabled, each person who opens a document can see the changes made by other users. You can review the changes made by your collaborators, choosing to accept or reject them.
- [Instructor] In this chapter,…I want to spend some time in each of the Office applications…getting familiar with some of the more popular features…and exploring some of the differences.…We're going to start in Microsoft Word.…Fortunately, the core functionality…of writing documents in Word…is nearly identical to writing documents in Google Docs.…So, we can start looking at some of the important features…that work differently in Word.…Now, I've got one of my documents open,…and I want to make some changes to it,…but I'm working with somebody else on this document.…I don't want to make changes that they won't approve of.…
So, what I'll need to do is use the Track Changes feature,…which will let other people see my changes…before they're permanent.…So, I'm going to need to turn Track Changes on.…I'm going to go to the Review ribbon,…and I'm looking for the Track Changes button here.…Now, I do want to point out there's a little triangle…or downward facing arrow below this button,…and if you click on that, it opens up this alternate menu.…
This course is intended for users of Office 2016 Home & Student, or an Office 365 Home or Student subscription. This course is not intended for Office 365 Business or Enterprise users.
- Downloading files from Google Drive
- Getting familiar with the Office interface
- Collaborating and tracking changes in Word
- Using styles in Word
- Using ribbons for formulas, graphs, and more in Excel
- Creating a presentation
- Working with themes in PowerPoint
- Configuring your Outlook account
- Transferring contacts and calendars
- Using Google Drive and OneDrive for online storage