Need a Text File COMPARISON Utility

Posted on 2008-11-11
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Does anyone know an easy-to-use Text Comparison Utility? I just want to compare 2 test files (like TXT's or HTML's) to see what the differences are.
Question by:bleggee
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    I use WinMerge for that:
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    by:Jason C. Levine beat me to it, A3.
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    Awesome, downloading it now. Is there a MAC version? (We use both here). Or maybe I should re-post here to the Mac group.
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    I have used a few and I cannot go pat Beyond Compare.  Its not free but its cheap.  I could not work without this tool not.  You should take a look.
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    For simple for comparisons, use a command prompt and try:

    comp file1.txt file2.txt.

    The output shows the differences and line numbers... I believe.

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    Worked like a charm!!

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