Analyzing when Using Track Changes

As you work on your document, you may use Track Changes to make your edits easy to see. To learn about Track Changes in Word, search for “track changes” in Word Help.

Contract Tools analyzes text that appears within your document. Because of this, if you delete text while using Track Changes and you set Track Changes to show deletions inline with other text, then Contract Tools analyzes your deletions along with other text.

To exclude deletions from Contract Tools’ analysis while using Track Changes, you can adjust Track Changes settings to either hide deletions or show them next to your document. To adjust Track Changes settings, you use the controls in the Tracking group within the Review ribbon tab.

Here are ways to exclude deletions from Contract Tools’ analysis when you use Track Changes:
  • Hide deletions. To do this:

    • In Word 2016 and 2013, choose Simple Markup or No Markup from the “Display for Review” pop‑up menu at the top of the Tracking group.

    • In Word 2010 and 2007, choose Final from the “Display for Review” pop‑up menu at the top of the Tracking group.

  • Show deletions next to your document. To do this:

    • In Word 2016 and 2013, choose All Markup from the “Display for Review” pop‑up menu at the top of the Tracking group, and then choose Show Markup > Balloons > Show Revisions in Balloons.

    • In Word 2010, choose Final: Show Markup from the “Display for Review” pop‑up menu at the top of the Tracking group, and then choose Show Markup > Balloons > Show Revisions in Balloons.

    • In Word 2007, choose Final Showing Markup from the “Display for Review” pop‑up menu at the top of the Tracking group, and then choose Balloons > Show Revisions in Balloons.