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using excel 2007 for windows

Please teach me how to compare two .csv files, so I can see both at the same time.
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by:duncanb7
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Could you use Excel 2007 VBA code ?  for example,  following code using FileDateTime function,

Range("a1") = FileDateTime("d:\file1.csv")
Range("a2") = FileDateTime("d:\file2.csv")
If  Range('a1") =Range("a2") Then
Range('a3") ="True"
Else
Range("a3")="False"
End If

Hope understand your question completely, if not, please pt it out
Duncan
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Saqib Husain, Syed earned 1000 total points
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You do not need VBA to do this. Simply go to

View > Arrange all
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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Alternatively,

Restore the file window (Not the excel window) by clicking on the square button next to the X button (for close file) and then resize the windows as desired.
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by:theo kouwenhoven
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Excel isn't the best program for this, I prefer the compare option Notepad++ (Freeware)
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by:rgb192
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All these options could work,
Saqib Husain, Syed is the easiest.

Thanks.
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