Accepting and Rejecting Tracked Changes the Old Way in Microsoft Word

While I rarely use this feature, I can see how the new Word 2003 toolbars would suck, and why people want the old way back.

When you accept a tracked change in Word 2003, you must hit the Next button to go to the next tracked change, while in older versions, you were automatically taken to the next tracked change.

So here's how to get the old method back.

Just go to ToolsŕCustomize. On the Commands tab, choose All Commands under Categories, then choose ToolsReviewRevisions under Commands.

Drag that up to a convenient location on one of your toolbars, or place it right on your Reviewing toolbar. debuted on May 26, 2005. provides examples of Formulas, Functions and Visual Basic procedures for illustration only, without warranty either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose. The Formulas, Functions and Visual Basic procedures on this web site are provided "as is" and we do not guarantee that they can be used in all situations.

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