Show Revisions

GroupDocs.Comparison provides the ability to compare and customize the display of revisions in the resulting document.

Revision - changes received when comparing documents using built-in Word tools.

By default, the display of revisions is enabled. Below are the steps to turn off the display of revisions:

Example code block to disable the display of revisions

try (Comparer comparer = new Comparer(sourcePath)) {
    CompareOptions options = new CompareOptions();
    final Path resultPath =, options);

Example of a result with the Revision display enabled

Closed stateOpen state

Example of a result with the Revision display disabled

Disable display Revisions

More resources

GitHub Examples

You may easily run the code above and see the feature in action in our GitHub examples:

Free Online App

Along with full-featured Java library we provide simple, but powerful free Apps. You are welcome to compare your DOC or DOCX, XLS or XLSX, PPT or PPTX, PDF, EML, EMLX, MSGand other documents with free to use online GroupDocs Comparison App.