[Webinar] Streamline your web hosting managementRegister Today

  • Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 567
  • Last Modified:

how to compare to office files using subversion and tortoiseSVN

hi all,
I'm using fedora core 4 and subversion 1.2 as svn server and tortoisesvn and windows xp ans svn client and I've questions that I need your help in:
does there is a way that make subversion and tortoisesvn make compare (diff command) between two microsoft office files (word, excel )
I hope you can help me in that it's a major necessity because my company is working using office and that would help greatly in that
best regards
  • 2
1 Solution
Duncan RoeSoftware DeveloperCommented:
a meaningful compare of word files would be fery hard - if you save them as .txt (1 line per paragraph) you might achieve something useful. Probably better to use Word's built-in revision feature
shang3000Author Commented:
hi duncan_roe,
>>>Probably better to use Word's built-in revision feature
does that integrate with subversion ?can you please give me more details?
Duncan RoeSoftware DeveloperCommented:
No it doesn't integrate with subversion. It's in the View menu of word - changes show in red. As far as rcs, cvs, subversion or whatever are concerned, word files are binary and every new revision has to be stored in its entirety

Featured Post

The new generation of project management tools

With monday.com’s project management tool, you can see what everyone on your team is working in a single glance. Its intuitive dashboards are customizable, so you can create systems that work for you.

  • 2
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now