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In some cases, it may be useful to compare two controls found in the same window or in two different windows.
For example, if you are using a control template, you have the ability to compare the overloads performed on the two templates.
How to proceed?

Comparing two controls found in the same window

To compare two controls found in the same window:
  1. Select two controls to compare.
  2. Select "Compare the two elements" from the popup menu of the selection (right mouse click).
  3. The result window is displayed.
    To see the differences, click
  4. The details of the different elements are displayed:

Comparing two controls found in different windows

To compare two controls found in different windows:
  1. Select the first control to compare.
  2. In the popup menu (right mouse click), select "Compare with".
  3. A comparison wizard starts, allowing you to select the window containing the control to compare. This window can be:
    • In the current project. All you have to do is select the requested window from the list.
    • In another project. All you have to do is select the physical file path of the window.
  4. The wizard proposes the list of controls found in the window. All you have to do is select the one that will be used for the comparison.
  5. Specify the comparison options:
    • Ignore the differences of empty lines: If this option is checked, the differences of empty lines in the code will be ignored.
    • Ignore the differences of comments: If this option is checked, the differences of comments in the code will be ignored.
    • Compare the sub-elements: If this option is checked, the sub-elements are compared (for a Table control for example, the columns are compared).
  6. The result window is displayed. To see the differences, click
  7. The details of the different elements are displayed.
Minimum required version
  • Version 21
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