How to Set Tracking Options in Microsoft Excel

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In Brief...

It's easy to set tracking options in Excel. Just follow these three steps.

This feature works the same in all modern versions of Microsoft Excel: 2010, 2013, and 2016.


  1. Select the Review tab, and from the Changes group, select Share Workbook.
    Share Workbook

  2. On the Editing tab of the dialog box, check the Allow changes by more than one user at the same time check box.
    Editing Tab

  3. Select the Advanced tab, and set tracking options and click OK.
    Advanced Tab

Author: Dave Dunn

Dave Dunn joined Webucator as Chief Operating Officer in early 2009. He has served as a CFO and COO for numerous small and medium-sized companies, including Summit Software Company, Insight Research Group, Avalon Consulting, and HealthcareOne. He has expertise in business development, financial management, marketing and human resources and particularly enjoys working with rapidly growing companies.

Dave received his Bachelor of Arts from Hamilton College and his MBA from Syracuse University. He has served as Chairman of the Board of the Montessori School of Syracuse since 2001.