Directories can be selected for comparison in various ways. You can open the directories in a new Directory Comparison window, re-open a previous comparison, or change the directories in the currently open Directory Comparison window.
|1.||Select the menu option File | Open or press Ctrl+O.|
|2.||Select Compare directories.|
|3.||Enter the path to the first and the second directory, or click Browse and select a folder from the system.|
|4.||Optionally, choose a filter from the File/Directory filter drop-down list if you want to restrict the displayed content of the directories to certain file types.|
|5.||If required, select the Include subdirectories check box.|
|6.||Click OK. The selected directories are opened in a new Directory Comparison window.|
|1.||In the left or right pane of an existing Directory Comparison window, do one of the following:|
|•||Click the Open icon and select a directory in the Windows Open dialog box.|
|•||Enter the full path of a directory and click the Apply button.|
|•||Select a previously compared directory from the drop-down list.|
|1.||Select two directories in Windows Explorer.|
|2.||Right-click and choose Compare with Altova DiffDog from the context menu.|
A new instance to DiffDog is opened, the selected folders are displayed in a Directory Comparison window, and the comparison is started automatically.
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