need for this exercise: You will need to have your paper on disk
or emailed to yourself. You will need to have a partner assigned by
e-mail and look for your partner’s message. They will have sent you an
attachment. Open the attachment (click on the file with the left mouse
button (or you can right click and select Open)
Select Tools > Track Changes (the track changes tools should appear on
the tool bar).
To add a
comment, move the cursor to the section of the document about which
you want to comment and click the New Comment button (this
button looks like a piece of paper with a glint off the upper left
box will appear to the right or underneath the document. In the
comment box click your mouse and type a note to the author about this
portion of their document. Do this for the entire document.
Make edits to
the document. When you make edits a box should appear off to the side
recording your changes for the author. If text is inserted the text
will be red and underlined (no comment box will appear for this).
Leave the comment boxes so that the author can see what was added or
commented. If text was deleted a box will appear off to the right that
says, “Text deleted:” A list of all text removed will appear in the
box. If the font is changed, or you indent text, a box will appear
that says, “Formatted:”. A description of the formatting will appear
in the box.
Once you are
finished commenting on your partner’s paper save the document
to your desktop or personal folder.
Create a new
e-mail and attach the edited document to a new email message. In the
email message let your partner know that you have edited their paper
and that you wrote comments for them to review.
will do the same with your paper and email you your edited document
with comments. Open your edited document and review your partner’s
edits and comments.
Click on each
comment box (it will become highlighted when you do so). To accept or
reject a comment you can use the reject comment button in the tool
bar. Be sure that you read the other person’s comments. To accept or
reject insertions, formatting changes, or deletions, right click on
that portion of the document and select Reject or Accept.