Accepting and Rejecting Changes - Exercise

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Accepting and Rejecting Changes - Exercise

Accepting and Rejecting Changes

Duration: 15 to 25 minutes.

In this exercise, you will accept and reject changes by reviewer and type.

  1. Navigate to the Word2013.3/Exercises folder and open General Terms and Conditions2.docx.
  2. Reject all changes made by Fred Flintstone.
  3. Accept all formatting changes.
  4. Accept all changes except the deletion of Section 10 (Excess Materials), which should be rejected.
  5. Save the document.

Solution:

  1. Open the document.
  2. To reject all changes made by Fred Flintstone:
    1. Click on the REVIEW tab and from the Tracking group, click Show Markup:
    2. Deselect Dave Dunn, Bobby Brady, and Margaux Judge by clicking on their names (you will need to do one and then the other), so that only Fred Flintstone's changes will show:
    3. In the Changes group, click the Reject drop-down and then Reject All Changes Shown:
  3. To accept all formatting changes:
    1. Click on the REVIEW tab and from the Tracking group, click Show Markup:
    2. Select All Reviewers:
    3. Click on the REVIEW tab and from the Tracking group, click Show Markup:
    4. Deselect all options except Formatting (you will need to deselect each item individually):
    5. In the Changes group, click the Accept drop-down and then Accept All Changes Shown:
  4. To reject the change to Section 10 and accept all other changes:
    1. Click on the REVIEW tab and from the Tracking group, click Show Markup:
    2. Select each option (you will need to select each item individually):
    3. Place your cursor in Section 10.
    4. In the Changes group, click the Reject drop-down and select Reject Change:
    5. In the Changes group, click the Accept drop-down and then Accept All Changes (in Word 2007/2010, the option is Select All Changes in Document):
  5. Save the document.
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