Track Changes and Comments

In Excel track changes is a useful feature. Track changes in Excel and use the comments feature when proofreading workbooks.


  1. Open an existing Excel workbook. If you want, you can use our practice workbook.
  2. Turn on Track Changes.
  3. Delete, add, or edit the text in several cells. Notice how the edited cells are highlighted.
  4. Accept all of the tracked changes, then turn off Track Changes.
  5. Add a few comments to different cells in your worksheet.
  6. Show all of the comments, then hide them.