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I am having a problem at work with an employee that I believe is making changes to a shared worksheet. It is my belief that she disabled tracking, changed the worksheet, and saved because for the period of time in question there is no tracking available. when I checked her computer the track option was disabled. Is there a way I can see her complete history of ALL changes (setting changes, etc...)?

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Jackie:

If track changes is disabled then Excel retains no accessible history.  The key is to prevent someone from being able to disable the track changes option.

I suggest the following - "Protect and Share workbook" instead of just "Share workbook".  See additional instructions below...

http://www.bettersolutions.com/excel/EAV153/SO334123002.htm
http://www.officetooltips.com/excel/tips/share_workbook_and_track_changes.html

It is a method to password protect the workbook and prevent someone from disabling tracking or deleting the history.

Please let me know if you have any further questions (I am uncertain, but I'm pretty sure this feature is available in 2007+).
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