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Questions tagged [comparison]

File comparison is the process of comparing the contents of files, finding their common contents and their differences, usually using an automated tool

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Match 2 sets of numbers in 2 cells

I have 2 cells with similar data extracted from 2 different websites. Data in D6 is supposedly shorter version of H6. I want to put "Match" or "No Match" in E6. For "Match" either 2 sets of numbers ...
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comparing a cell (A1) with multiple cells and make C1 as vale +1 [on hold]

I would like to compare one cell A1 with group of cell (10x10 Table) and make B1 cell must auto increment. let me know hot to do this with Excel VBA. Thanks In Advance!!!!
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How to copy all Local Group Policies from one Windows PC to another

I currently have two test PCs both running Windows 10, both have set different Local Group Policies, i.e. settings accessible using gpedit.msc. 1.) Is it possible to export Group Policies from one ...
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Excel check if combination of data exists in a certain range

See question 1337631 Check if a specific range of values in one dataset exists in another dataset This solution works great, but what if you want to check WITHIN the same range? Want to use this for ...
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Compare 2 columns with 2 conditions and highlight if values are equal

I have this kind of spreadsheet in Google Sheets which is used to compare what was ordered and was delivered by delivery company. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQbxS-...
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Compare excel worksheets

Here is the problem I have been trying to resolve all morning - I have two Excel worksheet files: Subset: This file has a subset of employees with various details including training status such as in-...
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SQL Compare 13, copy & paste from differences SQL View doesn't copy carriage return/newline?

I'm using SQL Compare 13 to compare a test and production database. Sometimes there are tiny differences and I just copy & paste it from the differences SQL View and run it in the target database. ...
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Determine Multiple values exist in column for same values in other column

I am hoping someone can help me with a formula for the following: Excel hard data My goal is to have an addition column return a yes or a no. Yes if there are different values in column B for the ...
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Compare three or more Word documents (*.docx)

I've seen multiple questions and answers for how to compare two Word documents, and I've seen some questions and answers for how to compare three or more raw text files, but I'm struggling to find a ...
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Comparing multiple columns in excel 2016 for exact matches and returning a list.

I have a workbook with a random list of id numbers with a specific month and year that I want to compare to another master list of ID numbers, months, and years. Note: each of the ID numbers on this ...
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Compare two folders on the basis of file names only

First , let me explain my situation , I have been scraping images from a website to a local folder, I used OpenCV to apply pre-processing on said images and produced the processed images with exactly ...
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How do the “games-oriented” NVIDIA-GPU-based cards behave w.r.t. CUDA computation?

NVIDIA makes GPUs, which are used both for graphics and for graphics-unrelated computing. It also publishes compute-related specs of its GPUs. Now, when it comes to cards: there are some cards that ...
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HLS vs HTTP format codes in youtube-dl

I am using youtube-dl on windows 10 64 bit. I am new to this program. I checked the available formats for a video from dailymotion like this: youtube-dl -F "http://www.dailymotion.com/video/". In the ...
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Compare binary files with different meta data

In Windows, I wish to compare old binary files with newly built ones in order to determine which files has been updated. However, when I build the files I give them new meta data details (like version ...
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Check if a specific range of values in one dataset exists in another dataset

I have two datasets, 1 and 2, each containing a number of columns with values. My end goal is to find all of the rows in dataset 1 that are different from and can't be found in dataset 2. Dataset 1 (...
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How do I determine at which commit a non-versioned fork of a git repository was made?

The question How do I determine at which point in the git history the source tree (or a part of it) was copied? Not forked or cloned — git metadata is lost. The issue at hand I wish to determine at ...
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Is there a way to compare two web pages or tabs in Chrome?

I have a website that offers me a "preview" mode, and a "live" mode of a document. I can open each in their own tab in Chrome. I'd like to know if there is a way to compare the two in Chrome, perhaps ...
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Cross compare data between 2 workbooks

I'm trying to cross compare 2 data in 2 different workbook. Then, I need to find the missing data between the 2 and make a separate new, updated list. However, I only need to update the data if there'...
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Use fc.exe in batch file to separate new lines from old lines

I have two text files mount.txt and mount2.txt and I've been trying to separate new lines (lines that were not in mount.txt but are in mount2.txt) from old lines (lines that were in mount.txt but are ...
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How to compare two columns of two different files

I have two file.The first one contains something like: a.com,5,some,text b.com,10,some,text c.com,5,some,text d.com,12,some,text e.com,5,some,text c.com,5,some,text The second contains something ...
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Excel VBA - Search for multiple Values in two Excel Sheets

I have two Excel sheets and I need to copy values from one to the other. Sheet 1: Contains ID´s in one column and Data in another, which I want to have in Sheet 2 later on. Sheet 2: Contains the ...
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Count values depending on Equality Compare

I have a tables that looks like the following: I have multiple Item rows, and for each there are many Value columns, and a single Result. What I would like to do in my TOTAL is, for each Value column,...
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Find similar documents between two piles of documents [closed]

I am looking for ways to find similar documents between two group of text documents. I know ways to compare two files. But I am looking for ways to do that between two group of files. Let's say ...
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Compare 2 video files for 'cut' differences

I have 2 video files with the same content, but coming from a different source. They have a slight difference in 'cut', meaning one can be missing a shot compared to the other. I have a subtitle file ...
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Error: Command 'download_from_google_storage --no_resume --platform=linux* --no_auth --bucket chromium-clang-format

When I try fetch v8 or gclient sync I get this error: Error: Command 'download_from_google_storage --no_resume --platform=linux* --no_auth --bucket chromium-clang-format -s v8/buildtools/linux64/...
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Break down the following bash script?

I need help breaking down the following bash script, to understand what the author was trying to do. The script is meant to search a log file for data and then compare it to an email log file. ...
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How to compare files in 2 HDDs, find exact copies and different files and sync only what I need?

Problem: I've got 2 external HDDs, which contains ONLY music files in many folders/sub-folders with some strict hierarchy (Artist/Band name - Albums name folders - song files), but different types (...
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If statement in Excel 2013 - if this date is 1 or more days past this date then

I'm trying to create a formula to compare the amount of days between two dates. Basically if one date (column D) is within 1 day of the previous date (column C), then "Yes" (in column E) if greater ...
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Comparing 2 directories and their sub-directories: du.exe

In a batch program, with Windows XP and Windows 7: Comparing 2 directories and their sub-directories: D:\temp (source) E:\1\temp (destination) On destination drive (E:), this command ...
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File comparison - Code and others

We have a requirement to compare two sets of files, for content similarity Folder A - 100 files Folder B - 150 files The comparison will be with each file in Folder A against each file in Folder B. ...
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How to auto-highlight redacted parts of pdf by comparing 2 pdfs?

If you have 2 pdf documents with basically the same text but on the 1st pdf there are parts of the text deleted and replaced by [...] - is there any way to auto-highlight the deleted text-parts (in ...
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Compare two large files but ignore order of lines

I have 2 files that I need to compare, but each file has many of the same entries on different lines. How can I compare 2 LARGE files (many gb's) and only see the lines that dont show up in the other? ...
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How to compare cells in Excel based on another comparison

This isn't precisely what I'm working on but it'll do for the purposes of the help I require. I have a spreadsheet in which I have coordinates. I'm trying to see which coordinates are horizontally ...
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How can I determine if two directories (including all subdirectories) are identical?

I have a directory containing many files spread across several subdirectories. I have a second copy of this directory in a different location, and I'd like to determine whether or not the contents of ...
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Excel Range Count within a cell

I am trying to compare qty and number of entries in an excel spreadsheet. For instance, QTY RefDes # of Entries QTY Match RefDes? 3 R1,R5,R22 3 MATCH 3 C1,C2,C3 3 ...
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Excel 2016: explore columns on Sheet 1, if part of content matches with cell on Sheet 2, then copy content from Sheet 2

I have 2 Sheets in one file Sheet 1 has a column "Article" with old article descriptions like "PO11AD00 facing tiles Island" Sheet 2 has two columns: "Old Article" with PO11AD00 and "New Article" ...
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Efficient remote file diff

I want to verify that two large remote file systems are in sync, and if not which files are different (including if they don't exist on either side). The way I am imagining this being done is ...
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Excel lookup / compare values

I need some help to sort out an old, bulky, crappy file. So here is my problem. I have an excel file like this: and i need to sort it like this: Keep in mind that the food type changes for each ...
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How to use VBA in outlook to forward incoming emails to specific people based upon a list [closed]

How to use VBA in Outlook to forward incoming emails to specific people based upon a list. Here is the situation. I work with a system that generates emails so the subject line is always the same ...
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Check for “close enough” Match

So I have two different lists, one of items requested and one of items ordered. The problem is that different people created the lists, so they used slightly different wording when describing the ...
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conditional formatting assistance

I am struggling with a simple function in excel. So I've come to the experts. I am trying to create a sheet to track a lottery pool. Each person will have 7 cells populated from column B to Column ...
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EXCEL 2016 - compare day-number

I have a Excel column with date in the format: d. This shows just the day-number of the month e.g. 2017-05-21 is shown as 21. If this number is smaller than the one in the column above, I would like ...
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Compare columns in two worksheets, list missing values on third worksheet

I am an Excel rookie with three worksheets in a single file. Each has a column of numbers that I'd like to compare. If values are present in sheet 1 (about 20 000 rows and 2 columns) but missing from ...
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How can I compare two tables and return the matched value into one row

I have two tables in different sheet (Sheet1 & Sheet2) to compare and match the content and return the result to Sheet3. There are two type of criteria should be match of: 1st. criteria - ...
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Matching phone numbers within a vCard or CSV

I have an iPhone with Whatsapp, and a Windows PC with Outlook 2016 that also runs iCloud sync, to sync Outlook contacts with iCloud. Somehow, phone numbers from one contact have been copied over to ...
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Excel - List of locations column: Comparing, how to pull out what is missing?

I need top pull out the missing locations from a list, is there a simple way to do this. I have failed thus far. Example: There is an image here for a sample. I need to see what's in column B that ...
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Comparing netstat scan from previous scans

Lets say you want to compare new netstat scans from old ones to see changes in network connections. Is there a method or tool in windows 7 where you can view these changes?
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choose between 2 gaming laptops [closed]

Help me choose between the 2 laptops. the MLK Vector is on $500 discount PLEASE HURRY BEFORE IT'S OVER!!!! i cannot choose between a i7 7th gen with 1050ti or a i7 6th gen with 1060. the MLK is on $...
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PHP compare broken on Eclipse 4.7

I need feedback on Eclipse PDT (Eclipse 4.7). I'm facing a compare bug as describe in : https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=507821 My question is : Can you give me some feedback ? Maybe ...
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Compare Data from one worksheet to another and fill in the match

I need some assistance with Excel 2010. I would like to find a quick way to assign tickets, but not change previous ownership. For example: I would like to compare my current list of unassigned ...