(reposting as a new thread as the first message seems to have been lost
in an old thread)
There is a problem with the diff script for docx files. Depending of how
Office was installed, diffing docx files will not work. There was a
thread on the user mailing list and also on the devel mailing list:
On 24.01.2011 21:25, Stefan Küng wrote:
> Simon, can you please add a note about this to the docs?
> Den 24-01-2011 14:08, Martin Heller skrev:
>> Is this a known problem with Office 2010?
> I think it is.
> MS Office 2010 were installed using "Click-to-Run for Office 2010".
> Other users have reported similar problems
> Following<URL:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982434/en-us> I have now
> downloaded and installed the MSI-based Office 2010. The Diff function is
> working with this installation of Word 2010.
> If the above is correct, I think it would be helpful to add a note about
> this to the manual in section "4.10. Viewing Differences".
I have the problem with diffing Word 2010 documents on my system where I
cannot re-install Office (deployed by employer).
I found a fix for diff-docx.js (see attached patch). The trick is to
call word.Documents.Add() to open an empty document before calling
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Received on 2011-05-13 09:45:40 CEST