Google Suite gives you a convenient way to view any changes made to a file in Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides. This is extremely useful if you have made many changes to a file or are working as part of a team and need to keep track of changes to a shared file. To view recent changes to your Google Docs file:
View recent changes to your Google Docs file
Note: If you do not have permission to edit a file, you have won. You can not view the version history of a file.
First, open a file that you saved in Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides. I use Google Docs, but the process is the same for the other two services.
If you have a document open, go to File> Version History> See Version History. Alternatively, press Ctrl + Alt + Shift + H.
Changes are grouped into periods to facilitate the choice between different stored versions. When your version history opens, click to expand any recent changes to the current version of your file.
From here you can see every single change that has taken place. This includes everything, such as adding or removing characters, punctuation marks, links, images, etc.
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Click to select a specific Change highlights it in the document and shows which user has made this change.
If the change you've clicked has multiple edits, you can click the chevron icon to jump through it.
To return to your current version of the file, click the arrow at the top of the window.