Configure change tracking

This procedure configures the appearance of change indicators and when they appear.

  1. From the Window menu, select Preferences....
    The Preferences dialog opens.
  2. Select DITA CMS > XMetaL Editor.
    The XMetaL Editor pane appears.
  3. From the Activate change tracking list, select one of the following:
    • If the document contains changes - automatically activates change tracking if the opened document already contains change indicators
    • On demand - change tracking must be activated by the user for each opened document
    • Always - all documents automatically display change indicators when they are edited
  4. Configure the options for inserted and deleted text.
  5. Click Apply.
  6. Click OK.
If a document is open in the XMetaL editor, you must close and re-open it before your configuration options take effect.