Web Tips: Track changes in Word

September 22, 2005: Issue 106

Having trouble with the Track Changes feature in Microsoft Word 2004 (the OSX version)? Turn off those pesky balloons. As long as theyre on, struck-through text will disappear entirely, and the program will run slower.

To deactivate them: Under the Word pull-down menu, choose Preferences. Click the Track Changes button, then uncheck the Balloons box.

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