DocuComp

DocuComp

A Windows program from Adobe that compares two documents and highlights the differences. It is typically used to keep track of revisions by several authors. It was originally developed by MasterSoft, Inc., which was acquired by Adobe.
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FatWire (fatwire.com) reports it will integrate Advanced Software's DocuComp (docucomp.com) feature with its UpdateEngine dynamic content management software.
The companies say DocuComp will provide FatWire's enterprise customers with the ability to simplify content review, localization and approval processes involved with authoring and publishing Web content.
The DocuComp comparison engine is said to use pattern-matching techniques to compare any two versions of a file, reporting inserted, deleted, replaced and even moved text.
DocuComp, a [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 15 OMITTED] package that prints out two versions of a document, highlighting the changes, received only mediocre ratings from the two editors who use it.
The only such tool mentioned by the writers was DocuComp, but that proved inadequate when there were many changes being proposed.
A check of the Resources shows forty-four different resources available in the Microsoft Office, including the Microsoft QuickBASIC Interpreter, DocuComp (a program for comparing documents), a thesaurus for use with Microsoft Word, templates useful in Excel spreadsheets, demos or abbreviated versions of programs from other vendors, and type fonts and graphics from various suppliers.
Other programs, such as DocuComp (Advanced Software, Inc.), are available to compare documents electronically and record the differences in a printout.