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Subtract one file from another?

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  • Started 2 years ago by wandersfar
  • Latest reply from scorpion99
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wandersfar
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I have two lists, A and B. I want to subtract every line in B from A to yield list C. How can I do this?

Running Windows, would prefer a cmd solution, if one exists. Thanks.

Posted 2 years ago
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Xhi
Posts: 6298

Don't think it can be done except if the files are in a spreadsheet or database type program.

Posted 2 years ago
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whs
Posts: 17584

Sounds like a reverse sync.

Posted 2 years ago
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ispalten
Posts: 6259

Sounds like you are looking for a 'difference' tool. There are many of them around, Google will find most.

All are different, some will only show highlighted difference lines, others will allow just the differences, and some do allow saving of this. You'll have to try a few like :

http://www.softinterface.com/M.....Target.htm
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/159214
http://ss64.com/nt/windiff.html

There are others too.

Irv S.

Posted 2 years ago
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scorpion99
Posts: 1033

you can try this software , it is very useful and easy to use.
BeyondCompare

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