[Humanist] 26.597 text-comparison software

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Tue Dec 18 07:47:27 CET 2012


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 26, No. 597.
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        Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2012 10:04:29 +0000
        From: "John G. Keating" <John.Keating at nuim.ie>
        Subject: Comparing blocks of texts!

Dear Willard,

The Unix diff command (http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2010/06/linux-file-diff-utilities/) will provide some help with comparing blocks of text. However, if the person is a a Mac user there is a wonderful piece of software called Kaleidoscope from Black Pixel (http://blackpixel.com/apps.html) that is excellent for comparing texts visually. I use it all the time :)

Best, John.

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