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When I'm changing a Word document in Word 2010, I'd like to get a small black bar at the border of the page. I don't want to have any balloons or colors - just the final text and a small black bar at the border of the page.

I know how to track changes, but I did not manage to get this particular formatting. Any ideas?

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Word 2010 gives some control over the display of change-tracking information.

In the Review tab of the ribbon, click the triangle beside Track Changes, and select "Change Tracking Options".

Try changing the following:

  1. Insertions: to (none)
  2. Deletions to (hidden)

I think that should do what you want, but if not, then you can experiment with the other display options.

See this page for a screen-shot of the "Track Changes Options" dialog.

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