How to Compare Two Excel Files with Synkronizer Excel Compare 3.0.2
If you work with Excel files frequently, you may encounter situations where you need to compare two versions of a workbook or sheet and find out the differences between them. This can be a tedious and time-consuming task if you do it manually, especially if the files are large and complex. Fortunately, there is a handy tool that can help you with this task: Synkronizer Excel Compare 3.0.2.
Synkronizer Excel Compare 3.0.2 is an add-in that can quickly compare, merge and update two Excel files saving you the trouble of searching for differences manually. It can compare data, formulas, formatting, comments, charts, pivot tables, macros and more. You can also customize the comparison options to suit your needs and preferences.
In this article, we will show you how to use Synkronizer Excel Compare 3.0.2 to compare two Excel files and highlight the differences in a clear and comprehensive way.
Step 1: Install Synkronizer Excel Compare 3.0.2
To use Synkronizer Excel Compare 3.0.2, you need to have a valid registration key that you can purchase from the official website[^1^]. Once you have the key, you can download and install the add-in following the instructions on the website.
After installing the add-in, you will see a new tab called Synkronizer on the ribbon in Excel. Click on it to access the main features of the tool.
Step 2: Select the files to compare
To start comparing two Excel files, click on the Compare button on the Synkronizer tab. This will open a dialog box where you can select the files to compare.
You can choose to compare two workbooks or two sheets within a workbook. You can also select a range of cells to compare instead of the entire sheet. To do this, click on the Range button and specify the range address or select it with your mouse.
After selecting the files to compare, click on OK to proceed.
Step 3: Choose the comparison options
Before starting the comparison, you can customize the comparison options to fit your needs and preferences. To do this, click on the Options button on the Synkronizer tab. This will open a dialog box where you can choose what aspects of the files you want to compare and how you want to display the results.
You can choose to compare data, formulas, formatting, comments, charts, pivot tables, macros and more. You can also choose to ignore case sensitivity, hidden rows and columns, empty cells and other details that may not be relevant for your comparison.
You can also choose how you want to highlight the differences in the results sheet. You can choose different colors for added, deleted and changed cells, as well as for moved rows and columns. You can also choose to show or hide gridlines, row numbers and column letters.
After choosing the comparison options, click on OK to save them.
Step 4: Start the comparison
To start the comparison, click on the Start button on the Synkronizer tab. This will launch the comparison process and generate a results sheet that will show you all the differences between the two files.
The results sheet will have three sections: a summary section that will show you an overview of the differences; a detailed section that will show you each difference in detail; and a navigation section that will help you navigate through the differences.
You can use the buttons on the navigation section to jump to the next or previous difference, filter by type of difference, zoom in or out of the results sheet or switch between horizontal and vertical view.
Step 5: Merge and update the files
One of the most useful features of Synkronizer Excel Compare 3.0.2 is that it allows you to merge and update the files based on the comparison results. You can choose to accept or reject each difference individually or in bulk.
To merge and update the files, click on the Update button on the Synkronizer tab. This will open a dialog box where you can choose which file 061ffe29dd