To compare two Different versions of a word document following steps must be followed:
SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM Professional is in use for managing data, but we might have noticed Every time you check out a file, make some changes, and check it back in, you are creating a new version of your file on the archive server, what if we want to compare the changes made in the latest version with respect to the first version.
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In this blog I will be explaining how to compare two different version of a word file
Once you click on the Compare Option you will get to see something like this
As in the above picture we can see two different versions of the same document is being compared and the changes is being highlighted on the left side of the document.
To obtain this Some settings has to be done in SOLIDWORKS PDM PROFESSIONAL Administration tool as well as we have to run a macro for Word Document which will be explained further.
file1 = ActiveDocument.FullName
file2 = ActiveDocument.FullName
Settings to be done in Word Document is
Settings to be done in Administration Tool is
Log-In into the vault 🡪Right Click on Users🡪Settings🡪Folder Compare
(“%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\root\Office16\WINWORD.EXE” “%1%” “%2%” /mCompare)
Once the Following Process is done and if you select a file with more the 1 version ,Click on History And select two different version file and click on Compare it will be automatically be Compared and Changes will be Highlighted
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