May 19, 2004 3:00 AM PDT / Updated: May 19, 2004 3:00 AM PDT
Quick Take: Word 2004 for Mac gets off on the right foot with the improved Track Changes feature, which adds color-coded notes for comments and text deletions on the right side of the page. This is an enormous improvement over version X. The app also gets Smart Buttons, a feature borrowed from that among other things, gives you the option of keeping the source formatting of pasted text or matching the format of your current document. For more details, see our complete .