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A tool to compare code in files between 2 folders

Discussion in 'Web Design' started by ghettogong, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. ghettogong

    ghettogong Regular Member

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    I would like to see the code changes I made in all my current wordpress files in comparison to a fresh install of the same version.

    Tried: examdiff, winmerge, beyond compare, but they only compare files 1-to-1, not the entire folder.

    Could someone throw me a stick...
     
  2. MrDarksid

    MrDarksid Newbie

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    Only thing I can thing of is to upload each install to two separate folders one host then visit them for your URL for example

    domain/installone

    domain/installtwo
     
  3. kvmcable

    kvmcable Supreme Member

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    Nah, you're just doing it wrong. Beyond Compare when it opens select Folders on top left (not files), open main folder from website 1 on top line and main folder for website 2 on second line. It will show all folders and files for each in two separate boxes. Highlight all of them on one side and at top click the compare button and it will show you all folders and files that are different on the other side in one go. No need to do them one by one.
     
  4. ghettogong

    ghettogong Regular Member

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    thank you going to try this. Do u think i could do the same with winmerge?
     
  5. bosshog

    bosshog Newbie

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    Winmerge
     
  6. Zapdos

    Zapdos Power Member

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    SourceGear DiffMerge

    I can normally compare 100k+ files in a few minutes. You can compare between 2 or 3 files, or 2 folders. If you do it on the folder level you can see which files are different and clicking on them will show the per-line difference.
     
  7. bfly1

    bfly1 Registered Member

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    You can compare full directories in beyond compare