Word users often think they have to accept all the tracked changes in their redline to a new copy to see how the document would look in its final form (what I hear referred to as a “clean copy”). Not true! You can control whether the Track Changes markup shows on the page without altering the status of the marked changes. Here’s how.
Once you’ve produced a redlined document with Word’s Track Changes feature, you can finalize the document with the Accept and Reject buttons on the toolbar. Here’s how.
Once you know how to turn on Word’s Track Changes feature, you may want to be able to see the document in its original state and with all the changes without having to accept or reject changes. Here’s an easy way to do that (with some caveats)