Compare projects


Project files can be compared with the working Project as follows:

  1. Click on [File]-[Compare Project].
    Compare Project Menu


  2. Select the target Project and click on [Open].
  3. The “Compare Project” dialog is displayed.

[Compare Project] Window

Compare Project Window

Conflict Tree

The differences between the working Project and the compared Project are displayed in the Conflict Tree.

Icon

Description

Compare Green
This indicates that these diagrams/models exist only in the working project.
Compare - red icon
This indicates that these diagram/models exist only in the compared project.
Compare Blue
This indicates that these diagrams/models exist in both projects.

Compare Diagrams Visually

You can compare two diagrams visually by clicking [Show Diagram difference] button.
Compare diagrams visually

This pulls out a new window with two diagrams side by side with marks.
You can filter the changes by the type of change such as “Added”, “Deleted” and “Modified”.

Compare Diagrams Visually

Since version 8.2, “hide differences in appearance” option is available.
Checking this option will make only the modified models have a mark on. So models with presentation changes such as color changes and subtle re-location will not be detected as a difference.
Filtering option


Export Result of Comparison


Export the compare result

  1. Click [Select] in the Compare Project dialog, and specify the exported file.
  2. Click [Export] to export the result of the project comparison.