Highlight Modified Text

Hi there! I am doing a small investigation into the capabilities of Atlassian Confluence and I am wondering if it is possible to highlight specific text changes on the page (without having to go to the Version comparison).

If I have the sample text below:

The big, bad wolf ran home.

And I add the following words: 

The big, bad wolf ran really fast to his home.

I want it to highlight the added words "really fast to his" to show that this area has been modified from the previous version so that my users can see at a quick glance what has been modified rather than making them all click on "Page History" and then "Version Comparison".

Is this possible in Atlassian Confluence?

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Ann Worley Atlassian Team Nov 01, 2017

Sure, you could change the color of the edited text:

Screen Shot 2017-11-01 at 4.32.26 PM.png


Or strike through the old text:


Screen Shot 2017-11-01 at 4.33.54 PM.png

I was hoping to find a macro that would assist with this automatically because we have over 28,000 employees and a majority of them are not going to want to highlight all the changes they make.

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