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find if files in one directory recursively exists in another directory recursively in linux bash and print exists or not exists

find if files in one directory recursively exists in another directory recursively in linux bash and print exists or not exists lets say you have pth1/dirA/file1 pth1/dirA/DirB/file2 and pth2/dirA/...
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for delims comparing files

I'm totally not a programmer, but I'll need a .bat-script to do some stuff. One of them is comparing files.. I'll have 2 directories that have multiple zip-files, and need to compare them (with an ...
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How to specify files to filter out in Meld from the command line?

I use Meld on Linux to compare files/dirs. (It's far slower and seemingly less capable than WinMerge, but WinMerge is sadly not available for Linux.) I'm trying to ignore some files/dirs which I don't ...
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How to compare files by dimension (pixel resolution) when copying in Windows 7

How to compare files by dimension (pixel resolution) when copying in Windows 7? When copying a file into a folder Windows compares them by size and date modified: Is there a way add a third compare ...
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How to compare huge sparse files efficiently?

There are two sparse files. They are proved identical by diff. But it took 20 minutes (too long time) to compare. I am thinking of taring them into tiny files to speed up the comparison. But they tar ...
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How do I find common lines in two files

Let's say I have: text.txt with 1 2 3 4 5 and another text2.txt with 9 4 2 1 7 And I want to extract the duplicates: 2 1 4 Note: I'm using windows, I want it to be as easy as possible
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How to compare two Excel .xlsx files in PowerShell and output differences in another file

I have used the below code to compare the two files excel1 and excel2 and write the difference out to another file, but the output format is way different than expected. Clear-Host $File1 = Get-...
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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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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 go to next difference when comparing documents in Word 2016?

I'm comparing two very similar documents using review, compare, compare. Word shows me both but I do not see how to jump to each differences. How can I jump to next difference? I'm using Word 2016
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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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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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Compare/Check PDF filename and contents

We currently have a application that generates a pdf document and automatically names it based on {UniqueID-DocCode-StartDate-StartTime}, all this data is coming from a db via our application. We are ...
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Comparing two Excel spreadsheets to highlight changes

I need to compare two large, multi page spreadsheets and combine them into one spreadsheet showing the data that was in the original one and also what it was changed to in the second one? I have ...
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Combine multiple revisions of word files into one file - thesis revision

I wish you could help me in this ! I sent my Thesis to my supervisor. she sent a revision of the first 4 chapters, and she is currently working on the remaining chapters. I wanted to save time by ...
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Notepad++ Compare Plugin has lines of unequal size

I am using Notepad++'s "Compare" plugin - which is incredibly useful for comparing code chunks... however I have just recently noticed that while using this handy tool, the lines do not line up side ...
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Comparison between a folder and another one plus its subfolders content

My situation is this: I have a simple SD Card full of photos and videos from my camera that date back to few years ago and I realized some pictures have never been imported to hard drive. Now I ...
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Directory contents comparer by file content, ignoring name

Is there an utility to compare the contents of a directory by file contents alone? I have two sets of files, most of them binary same, but some of them different; but each files of a pair have ...
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Binary/Hash comparing files in different locations while ignoring folder structure in OSX

I need a way to compare files in two different sets of locations, preferably in a way that is a little more thorough than just the file name. We recently got a new NAS for the office and have been ...
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MS Word: Compare Documents Layout

I'm using MS Word 2010. I wanted to compare two documents, so I used the built-in compare function, which opened the overly-cluttered layout showing the two versions in two small views, the merged ...
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How to do local/remote file compare with TeamViewer?

Can anyone tell me how to do local/remote file compare with TeamViewer ?
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