Get list of changes

GroupDocs.Comparison allows to obtain list of changes between source and target documents.

The following are the steps to obtain changes list.

  • Instantiate Comparer object with source document path or stream;
  • Call Add method and specify target document path or stream;
  • Call Compare method;
  • Call GetChanges method.

The following code sample shows demonstrates how to get list of all changes.

Get list of changes from local disk

using (Comparer comparer = new Comparer("source.docx"))
{
	comparer.Add("target.docx);
    comparer.Compare();
    ChangeInfo[] changes = comparer.GetChanges();
}

Get list of changes from stream

using (Comparer comparer = new Comparer(File.OpenRead("source.docx")))
{
	comparer.Add(File.OpenRead("target.docx));
    comparer.Compare();
    ChangeInfo[] changes = comparer.GetChanges();
}

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GitHub Examples

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

Free Online App

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