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Oops...I had an explanation about using Compare Documents from Word in my
e-mail, but must have edited it out!
I have used Compare Documents and I don't have a lot of confidence in the
1. I find that it leaves my documents in a mess (e.g., messing up
2. It doesn't actually recognize changes. Today I compared two versions of a
document and it came up with no differences.
3. I've read that the Compare Documents ends up leaving a lot of metafile
data in your documents which causes grief.
Why not use Word's doc comparison feature? I tried it out a couple of months
ago in a situation where I had forgotten to turn on Track Changes for a
document I sent out, and I have to say it works pretty darn well,
considering the source.
It's under Tools > Track Changes > Compare Documents. And you already own
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