This sample compares two DITA topic files
in2.dita. Please read the content of the DITA markup result (
results/dita-markup.dita) as it is designed to illustrate several of our DITA comparison product's features.
The sample uses either .NET or Java versions of DITA Compare, according to the version downloaded. Samples for both platforms are covered here.
1.1. Output Format
The result of this comparison depends on the selected output format, as discussed in the Output Formats Section of the Reference and summarized in the table below.
|dita-markup||Mark changes using DITA's rev and status attributes.|
|arbortext-tcs||Mark changes using the Arbortext editor's tracked changes format.|
|framemaker-tcs||Mark changes using the FrameMaker editor's tracked changes format.|
|oxygen-tcs||Mark changes using the oXygen tracked changes format.|
|xmetal-tcs||Mark changes using the XMetaL tracked changes format.|
1.2. Lexical Preservation
The sample scripts also set two parameters to preserve the lexical formatting of the source document.
2. Running the sample
The resources should be checked-out, cloned or downloaded and unzipped into the samples directory of the DITA Compare release. They should be located such that they are two levels below the top level release directory, for example