At 18:56 08/05/2013 -0700, Joel Madero wrote:
On 05/08/2013 07:05 PM, Joel Madero wrote:
Is there a way for me to copy a bunch of stuff that has recorded
changes from one document and paste to another document including
the changes? A regular copy paste seems to just copy the actual
text, not the changes at all.
... I want everything including the changes copied over.
The rationale is that I have lots of documents that have been edited
by different people. I would prefer moving these all to one and then
actually looking at the changes and either accepting or not
accepting the modified stuff.
That's what I thought you meant!
If you have sent the same text to multiple editors and the only
changes made to each copy are recorded changes, you can do this by
opening one document and then using Edit | Changes > | Merge
Documents... multiple times to merge each of the other
documents. You can then, as you desire, look at all the suggested
changes together when deciding to accept or reject any of them.
But this works only if the documents differ only in recorded
changes. To make this work properly, you need to set the original
document to record changes (Edit | Changes > | Record) and then to
protect this setting using Edit | Changes > | Protect Records... and
entering a password *before* distributing your original. Without
this password, the various editors will not be able to disable change
recording, so all the edited documents will come back in a state
where the above technique will work.
I trust this helps.
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