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    I am trying to do a text compare and have lines containing "_OBJECT_" ignored.

    Example lines from same file:
    File 1-> "P46_OBJECT_0:"
    File 2-> "P13_OBJECT_0:"

    File 1-> "√P46_OBJECT_0. = {Starting Point}"
    File 2-> "√P13_OBJECT_0. = {Starting Point}"

    File 1-> "√Next. = {P46_OBJECT_1:,forward}"
    File 2-> "√Next. = {P13_OBJECT_1:,forward}"

    I have tried adding varation of OBJECT with and without the _ to the importance tab grammar elements and have not yet figured out how to ignore the above lines.

    What would I need to do to ignore the above lines where the number is the only difference?

    There are other lines in this file what contain the number difference but I do not want those differences to be ignored.

    Thank you.

  • #2
    Hello,

    You would need to create a Regular Expression that matches on the entire line, not just the word "object", otherwise the grammar only makes "object" unimportant.

    For a full instruction list of how to create a grammar and mark it as Unimportant (rather than Important), see here:
    Beyond Compare is a multi-platform utility that combines directory compare and file compare functions in one package. Use it to manage source code, keep directories in sync, compare program output, etc.


    Your regular expression could be something similar to
    .*_OBJECT_.*
    Aaron P Scooter Software

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