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Collaborate

Collaborate in Word

Share your document

To share a file from within Word:

  1. Select Share Share on the ribbon.

    Or, select File > Share.

    Note: If your file is not already saved to OneDrive, you'll be prompted to upload your file to OneDrive to share it.

  2. Select who you want to share with from the drop-down, or enter a name or email address.

  3. Add a message (optional) and select Send.

Share icon and dialog box

Co-edit a document

After you share your document, you can work on that file at the same time with others.

  • For the best experience, work together in Word Online and see real-time changes.

  • Under Share, you will see the names of who else is also editing the file.

  • Colored flags show you exactly where each person is working in the document.

Real-time collaboration

Track and review changes

  1. To track changes, select Review > Track Changes.

  2. To review changes, place the cursor before a change and select:

    • Accept to keep the change, or

    • Reject to remove it.

Track changes

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