How to merge comments and changes from multiple documents in Word?
If you send an original document to others for checking, the comments and changes in the checked documents must be different after you receiving them back. In order to easily distinguish the differences among the checked documents, you may need to merge the comments and changes from multiple documents into a document. How can you do?
1. Open a Word document, and click Review > Compare > Combine. See screenshot:
2. In the Combine Documents dialog, please:
(1) Click the Browse button besides the Original document box, select the original document you will merge in the Open dialog box, and finally click the Open button. See screenshot:
(2) Click the Browse button besides the Revise document box, select the revised document you will merge in the Open dialog box, and click the Open button.
3.Now in the Combine Documents dialog box, please click the More button to expand more options. See screenshot:
4. In the Combine Documents dialog box, (1) check the Comments option in the Comparison settings section, (2) check the Original document option in the Show changes section, and (3) click the OK button. See screenshot:
5. A Microsoft Word dialog pops up, please click Continue with Merge button. See screenshot:
And now you will see the original document has been combined with the first one of the checked document. See screenshot:
(1) The main changes and comments are shown in the left pane;
(2) The combined document is displayed in the middle section;
(3) The original document is show in above section of right pane, while the revised document is show in the below section.
Then repeat the above steps to combine all the checked documents
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