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Re: Baffled by notebook history

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  • Subject: [mg121984] Re: Baffled by notebook history
  • From: James Stein <mathgroup at>
  • Date: Sat, 8 Oct 2011 05:32:19 -0400 (EDT)
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Not as convenient as one would hope, but:
You can save each notebook "as text",
then use a word processor to diff the files.
On Macintosh, the free 'TextWrangler' is a good choice for this.

On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 1:49 AM, Ralph Dratman <ralph.dratman at>wrote:

> Despite several attempts of various kinds, I have not  been successful
> in using the Notebook History feature. Usually I can't even get the
> drag handles to do much dragging. They seem to be stuck at least half
> the time. I am using Mac OS.
> The Wolfram documentation that I've found is unilluminating to my (no
> doubt inadequate) mental apparatus.
> While I would not expect a tutorial to be given on the subject via
> email, I'm hoping someone can refer me to more information.
> Alternatively, the actual capabilities I need are simple: is there a
> viable diff process between two notebooks, either within Mathematica
> or via the OS?
> Thank you.
> Ralph

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