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When I track changes on a Word 2007 document and then copy the document into another document, either the changes are not shown or the entire document is shown as a change.

Is there any way around this?

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What exactly are you trying to do. You are not going to be able to "transfer" the changes to a particular document into another document. –  Ramhound Jan 6 '12 at 16:51

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If you want the changes to be propogated across two documents then you need to make an actual copy of the document via "Save as" or by Copy-Paste from Explorer, not Word.

As mentioned Word copy and paste copies only content, a full physical file copy will keep all of the file contents including the change data.

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Correct. When you copy/cut content from one document into another document... the 2nd document only sees the "paste"... as a change. It will not see any changes made to the 1st document.

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Turn track changes off in your source document, then copy the marked up text. Go to your second document and ensure track changes is off before pasting.

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