Track changes and view, add, or edit comments

You can add or review changes and comments as you scroll through a document on your iPad or iPhone. When Track Changes is turned on, Word uses a unique color to mark the changes made by each author.

Manage tracked changes

Text changes appear in a different color than other text. New or revised text is underlined, and deleted text appears with a line through it.

To work with tracked changes, tap the Edit icon Open ribbon icon , and then do any of the following:

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See or hide tracked changes

Tap Review, and then slide the control next to Track Changes.

Choose the type of changes you want to see

Tap Review > Display for Review.

Move to the previous or next change or comment

Tap any changed text, and in the review pane, tap one of the arrow buttons.

Accept or reject a change

Tap any changed text, and in the review pane, tap the Accept or Reject button.

Manage comments

Highlighted text indicates that somebody has added a comment. The comment text will appear in the review pane.

Do any of the following:

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Add a comment

Double-tap where you want the comment to appear. On the context menu, scroll to the right and then tap New Comment.

Read a comment

Tap highlighted text to open the comment pane.

Reply to a comment

Tap highlighted text to open a comment. Tap the Reply button.

Delete a comment

Tap highlighted text to open a comment. Tap the Delete button.

Move to the previous or next change or comment

Tap any changed text, and in the review pane, tap one of the arrow buttons.

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