Have you ever been sent a document where all the comments and changes were within the text of document? (Or maybe you are the one that sends them.) How annoying is that? Now you have try to track down every little change comment that is embedded in the text? Track changes has been around for over 10 years, we should all be using them to communicate revisions. Using track changes lets you create suggestions without the author having to accept each and every one of them.
All these features are under Review tab. Below is a detailed description of each feature:
Sorry to those that have been using track changes effectively for years, however there may be a couple new tips below. And as we move more to cloud documents using the commenting and track changes features becomes more important to help us collaborate more effectively. Here is a great 4-minute video that takes you through everything.
As always if you have any questions, feel free to send them my way.