Excel Guides

Using Revision Tracking in Excel

There are a few different ways to track revisions in Excel. One way is to use the built-in revision tracking features. To do this, first open the workbook that you want to track revisions for. Then, click on the 'Review' tab and then click 'Track Changes'.

This will bring up a dialog box where you can specify how you want to track changes. You can choose to have Excel track every change that is made or only changes that are made by specific people. You can also specify what type of changes you want to track. For example, you can choose to track only insertions, deletions, or both.

Once you have specified how you want to track changes, click 'OK'. Excel will then start tracking all of the changes that are made to the workbook. You can see which cells have been changed by looking at the colored bars that appear next to them.

If you want to stop tracking changes, simply click on the 'Review' tab and then click 'Track Changes' again. This will bring up the same dialog box as before. From here, you can click 'Stop Tracking' to stop Excel from tracking any further changes.

Another way to track revisions in Excel is by using a third-party plugin. There are a number of different plugins available that allow you to track revisions in Excel. Some of these plugins are free, while others are paid. The plugin that you choose will depend on your needs and preferences.

Once you have installed a revision tracking plugin, it will add a new tab to the ribbon called 'Revisions'. This tab will contain all of the options for revision tracking. For example, you will be able to specify which cells should be tracked and who should be notified when a change is made.

Revision tracking can be a useful tool for keeping track of changes made to an Excel workbook. By using either the built-in revision tracking features or a third-party plugin, you can ensure that all changes are tracked and that you are notified of any changes that are made.

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