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Re: [TSVN] VBScript for comparing two MS Word documents

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2005-07-08 18:16:39 CEST

Mark Phippard wrote:
> I have attached a VBScript for comparing two MS Word Documents.
>
> In TortoiseSVN, you can configure this to be the diff viewer for .doc file
> types. Just specify a command like this:
>
> wscript.exe "C:\Path to script\compare.vbs" %base %mine

Is this ok that way? Or is this just an example. (apart from the path to
the script I mean).

> I offer this to the TortoiseSVN project. Feel free to improve it. I
> think it would be cool if TortoiseSVN included the script and
> pre-configured the association in the registry as part of the installer.

I can do that. But I can't really test it because I don't have word
installed. If others can confirm that it works, I'll add the registry
settings and include the script in the installer.

> AFAICT, Word does not offer a 3-way merge capability, although it does
> have a 2-way merge. You could possibly write a merge script that merges
> the base with theirs, and then takes the result and merges in yours. I am
> not sure what kind of results that would yield. If TSVN would like to
> include this script, I could look into a merge script too.

If it works, I'll include it. But as I said - I can't test it myself.

Stefan

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