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5.3. Comparing Documents

The merging process described earlier in this chapter works well if all documents have been edited using Word's change-tracking feature. But often enough, you wind up with two drafts of a document, one of which has been edited (by you or somebody else). Word's Compare Documents feature can help you see where edits have been made—a feature that has saved the bacon of more than one lawyer in back-and-forth contract negotiations.

To use it, round up both the edited version and your original or master copy and proceed as follows:


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