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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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Robocopy file modification even though MD5SUM matches

I recently joined a company where the admin setup DFS and pooched it by "helping DFS" by manually copying over files to speed up the process. Now on the Secondary site there is a huge backlog, and dfs ...
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Visual Studio comparing workspaces

First, let me explain the situation: I'm a software developer currently in home office. Normally we're using a TFS to sync our sources, but from home I don't have a connection to the TFS. So I'm ...
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Comparison Operator in Powershell

I have a script that is currently working. There are two groups that need to be omitted from the CSV that is exported. As it currently sits it works. see below: Import-Csv -Path .\importactiveusers....
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Compare 2 Lists of E-mail Addresses

How can I go about performing a comparison between 2 lists of e-mail addresses? Specifically, I am looking to find what e-mail addresses are not present in one list vs the other.
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awk comparison on Ubuntu

I'm trying to write a script that check the disk usage of remote clients. There is a filter in script for meaningful output: ... ssh server "sudo df -Ph 2>/dev/null \ | tail -n +2 \ | grep -v ...
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Compare Two Files and Remove the Duplicates

What is the easiest way to compare 2 files and deleting the duplicates found on both files. I'm aware you can do this easily on a linux box with certain commands, but how would I go about achieving ...
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Microsoft Word: how to compare and edit 2 documents, without creating a 3rd one

I do proof reading on documents written by non-native English speakers. With text editors you get to compare 2 versions of the same document and you can edit either directly. In Microsoft Word, ...
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Merge two incomplete backup volumes together on a third drive?

I have 2 drives that use to be backed up to each other (a 2TB drive to a 3TB drive) but they fell out of sync a long time ago. Files on the drives may not be located in the folders they use to share, ...
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More GHz or later CPU? [duplicate]

I know, comparing for example i5 with i3 is mindblowing, but what should look for rather? i5 with lower clock (Imagine that both CPUs are dualcore without turbo) or an i3 with higher clock. (for ...
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Excel: Column comparison with dates and values

I currently have 4 columns that contain data on Bitcoin Prices and S&P 500 closing day values, as well as their respective dates: Since the S&P 500 is closed on non-trading days and the ...
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Why is there a loss in processor power emulating 32bit programs on a 64bit system?

May be a stupid question but I cannot find a clear answer. Host CPU=Emulated CPU Pentium Pro 200 MHz = 286 6 MHz Pentium II 350 MHz = 386SX 25 MHz Pentium III 1.0 GHz = 486 66 MHz Pentium ...
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What is the difference between a project realized with IBM Blockchain Platform and one realized using “vanilla” Hyperledger?

The basis of the IBM Blockchain Platform is Hyperledger (in particular the Fabric module). If someone wanted to explore the two opportunities, what would they discover? In other words, what is the ...
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RocksDB: too many comparisons when using custom comparator

I am using RocksDB for storing and indexing encrypted data (key,value = encryted_data, insertion_sequence_number), and for that purpose I'm providing a custom comparator to be used by RocksDB when ...
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Excel - Need to compare two times in order

I am using excel to compare two date columns that i need to compare. One is an Expiry time (SLA Expiry Time) and the other one is when it was actually updated (Initial SLA Contact Time). It is to ...
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Compare two binary files of different sizes

I am trying to compare two binary files in order to identify one of them. The first file I have contains the data I am interested in and can use to identify the second. The second file is from a 3rd ...
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Many fragments of files recovered, how to find which ones belong to existing files

I recovered the contents of a reformatted 4TB HDD, using R-Studio, which analyses storage volumes both based on file-system informations, and by way of “raw file carving”, based on the detection of ...
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mac tmutil compare works or fails depending on WHERE bundle is mounted

Using Time Machine to a Time Capsule - backups work smoothly. The problem is trying to use 'tmutil compare' to see the differences between 2 backups. MacOS Mojave 10.14.5 (same problem on previous OS ...
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Microsoft Excel Fuzzy Lookup add-on - set too big?

The data I'm comparing is a set of cataloged items (90k items) with an old list of items we thought were missing (about 11k). I need to see if any of the "missing" items actually show up in the ...
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Compare two whole HDD's contents, sector-level

While analysing two 4TB HDDs, which were in some kind of RAID 1 configuration, and thus have the same contents in terms of files / folders (they have been reformatted but R-Studio lists the same file ...
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Redgate SQL Data Compare - Command LIne Output File

I am comparing 2 databases via command line. When I execute the following command: SQLDataCompare /project:"C:\CompareFiles\compare_AW1_AW2.sdc" /Include:table:[Users] /Out:"C:\Users\mthurman\...
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Compare and partly merge multiple projects without common ancestor

I'm looking for a way to compare/diff 3+ different, strongly related projects, none of which is the others' common ancestor and copy around ("merge") single chunks, and specifically test files. I do ...
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How to compare multiple PDF files?

My professor just uploaded an updated set of all the slides of the whole semester (17 PDFs), referring to them as the now definite examination material. Problem is, I have made lots of notes on the ...
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Compare and replace Data [closed]

Comparing two excel workbooks and a specific column, and then replacing another column with specific data. I have two Excel Workbooks. I need to compare names in workbook 1, Column B with Workbook 2 ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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