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Saturday, November 25, 2017

Directory Comparison HTML Reports with Links to File Comparison Reports in the next ExamDiff Pro

One of the most popular requests from our users is the ability to create directory comparison HTML reports with links to file comparison reports. We are happy to announce that this feature is coming to the next version of ExamDiff Pro. It will be available to our Master Edition users.

Here's a quick demo of the new functionality. After comparing directories, use the Save HTML Diff Report command and set Include File Diffs to Yes at the bottom of the Save dialog:

The first time you do this, you will receive a warning:

Now, during the report generation process, ExamDiff Pro will create HTML diff reports for each pair of different files or directories, and save them to a subfolder wih the same name as the main HTML diff report file, in the same location (for example, diff.htm and diff/). After the report is created (naturally, it will take longer if this option is used), the result will look something like this:

You can now click on each file hyperlink to see the corresponding file diff report. Here's one example:

And here's an example of clicking on a ZIP file comparison link:

You can also create full directory comparison HTML reports from the command line. All you need to do is to add the /f switch to the normal arguments:

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