FW: Document Comparison Tools

Subject: FW: Document Comparison Tools
From: Jason Willebeek-LeMair <jlemair -at- cisco -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 4 Jul 2002 12:53:42 -0500


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Still catching up on the list--apologies if this has been sent already:

Sandy asked: Do DOS and Windows have a version of diff built in? Microsoft
copied several of the standard Unix text utilities for DOS 2.0, but I don't
recall if they did this one.

(from Windows2000 online help)

Comp
Compares the contents of two files or sets of files byte by byte.

Comp can compare files on the same drive or on different drives, and in the
same directory or in different directories. As comp compares the files, it
displays their locations and file names.

comp [data1] [data2] [/d] [/a] [/l] [/n=number] [/c]
------
Fc
Compares two files and displays the differences between them.

fc [/a] [/b] [/c] [/l] [/lbn] [/n] [/t] [/u] [/w] [/nnnn]
[drive1:][path1]filename1 [drive2:][path2]filename2

fc /b [drive1:][path1]filename1 [drive2:][path2]filename2

Jason


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