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Re: Need to be able to diff 2 pieces of text.

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  • Subject: [mg55791] Re: [mg55628] Need to be able to diff 2 pieces of text.
  • From: "Dale R. Horton" <daleh at wolfram.com>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2005 03:11:29 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200503310625.BAA15236@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

AuthorTools also has a tool for finding the differences between 2 lists.

<<AuthorTools`
  lines1 = ReadList["file1.txt", Record];
lines2 = ReadList["file2.txt", Record];
DiffReport[lines1, lines2]

-Dale

On Mar 31, 2005, at 12:25 AM, Barthelet, Luc wrote:

> Anyone got a text diff engine under Mathematica? I will need to run it
> under webMathematica to show differences to users.
> Author tools has a notebook difference, but I have not figured out the
> details of how it works.
>
> Thanks for the MD5 answers by the way, it worked perfectly!
>
> Luc.
>


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