5. Viewing a click in “Show me all the changes since … » . DocuCollab offers a transparent view of changes from one of the previous document stones, eliminating the need for multiple red lines for future references. The “Red Line” agreement is an agreement signed by partners of the Iraq Petroleum Company (IPC) on July 31, 1928.  The contract was signed between the Anglo-Persian Company (later renamed British Petroleum), the Royal Dutch/Shell, the French Oil Company (later total), the Near East Development Corporation (later renamed ExxonMobil) and Calouste Gulbenkian (an Armenian businessman). The aim of the agreement was to formalize the structure of the IPC company and to associate it with a “self-refusal clause” prohibiting one of its shareholders from independently seeking oil interests in the former Ottoman region. It marked the creation of a monopoly or an oil cartel of enormous influence that extended over a vast territory. The cartel was preceded by three decades by the birth of another cartel, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), established in 1960.  The agreement became known as the Red Line Agreement because during negotiations between TPC members, none of the participants knew exactly what the borders of the Ottoman Empire were before the war. Therefore, in one of the last encounters, Gulbenkian drew the boundaries of memory on a map of the Middle East with a red pencil.
Indeed, the issue had been resolved long before in the negotiations between the British and French foreign ministries. Despite this, the name hung on. My problem with MS Word for Mac`s Compare Documents is this: Redlining doesn`t give me a permanent redlined version. In other words, if the deleted text appears in red in a paragraph with a barred text, I would copy the paragraph with this new format and insert it later. I tried to save in PDF format to get around the problem. While the PDF document looks correct, copy and paste of the PDF file loses by hitting and accentuating the format. But why do you have to copy and paste the text lined in red? In Word, you can cut and paste two documents with intact “track changes” by disabling the Follow Changes feature in both documents before copying and pasting them. “After the creation of IPC, [Calouste] Gulbenkian insisted that consortium participants sign the Red Line Agreement (Yergin 1991: 203-6). The red line was drawn on a map to define the territories that were once under the sovereignty of the Ottoman Empire, and the agreement stipulated that participants in the IPC consortium agreed to participate in the exploitation of oil, which was to be discovered within the red line exclusively by consortia of the same composition as the CPI. Therefore, if one of the members of the IPC consortium discovered oil or obtained a concession elsewhere within the red line, he would have to offer that asset to the remaining members in the same “geometry” as in the CPI. »  2.