Tracking text changes


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Tracking text changes

Let's say I send you this document and I want you to make some edits to the text. Then when you're done, you save it and send it back to me, how on earth am I supposed to see what you did? Well, if you had used the Track Changes feature, it would be a piece of cake. Here's what you need to do. First you go to the File menu and choose User. This is how you tell InDesign what your name is. I'll put my name in here and I will choose a color, how about Mustard? That's a pretty good, great. Click OK and then I'm ready to go.

I need it next turn on Track Changes and I do that in the Track Changes panel, which I get to by going to the Window menu and then I go down to Editorial and then choose Track Changes. Here's the Track Changes panel. Now, technically you can also find the Track Changes features in the Type menu, down here under Track Changes and here's all kinds of Track Changes features that you can choose but honestly I just find the menu to be so clunky to us...

Tracking text changes
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Tracking text changes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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