Compare Documents with ComPara, a Drawing and Document Comparison Tool

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Compare multipage PDF and TIFF drawings and documents. Document the differences and publish them to teams and suppliers. Measure and convert PDF to TIFF and TIFF to PDF.

Compare multipage PDF and TIFF drawings and documents. Document the differences and publish them to teams and suppliers. Measure and convert PDF to TIFF and TIFF to PDF.

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  • 1. Need to Compare Documents or Drawings? PDF and TIFF Drawing Comparison Software ©DocuFi 2013-2014
  • 2. If your files are PDF or TIFF…
  • 3. Use ComPara: “a tool to compare or convert multipage drawing sets, identify or tag the differences, and publish them for easy communication with your teams and suppliers”
  • 4. With Overlay View See the differences in the drawings shown in color.
  • 5. With Side-by-Side View Visually inspect to compare drawings.
  • 6. ComPara Lets you Fine-tune your Viewing with Easy Navigation Tools: • Easily navigate or magnify your view of a large drawing. • Navigation is coordinated in both windows when in side-by-side view.
  • 7. And You Can Compare Multipage Drawing Sets: Just as easy to navigate through and compare multipage drawing sets
  • 8. And You Can Compare Multipage Drawing Sets: Even compare files when the pages are out of order by selecting them from the thumbnails.
  • 9. Now that you can see two drawings, what can you do?
  • 10. Tag the Differences Select a difference with the “tag differences” button and give it a name to create a “difference” and add it to the list of differences.
  • 11. Tag the Differences See a thumbnail of the tagged differences listed at the bottom of the screen. Mouse over the list to quickly go though the differences.
  • 12. Publish the Tags/Differences Want to share the differences that you’ve found with co- workers or suppliers? Just select the “Publish to PDF” option to create a PDF file that contains an index page of the drawing with the tags you created and separate pages showing each tag. See….
  • 13. Publish the Tags/Differences Index of Tags is Published in a PDF File
  • 14. And… Tagged differences are saved as PDF bookmarks when published allowing users to quickly locate differences in drawings. Publish the Tags/Differences
  • 15. • Take measurements of distances and rectangular areas on your documents to perform takeoff measurements and tolerance checks. • With the Circle Measure tool select two points on the the document and ComPara will draw a circle in accordance to your Interference settings to check for interference issues. Measure
  • 16. First: Set the Calibration Select your measurement unit Select a known measurement and enter the distance
  • 17. Next: Select Line or Square Tool And measure away
  • 18. Convert File Formats • PDF to TIFF or JPG and TIFF to PDF or JPG • Side-by-side review of the Original and Converted files • Convert one page or all pages of a multipage file
  • 19. Manage Pages • Insert or replace pages from other files • Delete pages • Extract pages and save as separate files • Rotate pages
  • 20. Apply 2D Adaptive Thresholding (to a whole document or a specific area) Adaptive thresholding assists in cleaning “dirty” documents or documents that have a colored or grayscale background which interferes with the foreground data
  • 21. Apply Adaptive Thresholding (to a whole document or a specific area) ComPara let’s you test thresholding settings and see the differences. Adaptive thresholding assists in cleaning “dirty” documents or documents that have a colored or grayscale background which interferes with the foreground data
  • 22. ComPara Makes an ORAPPLE Out of your Drawing Differences! • Tag Differences • Publish Differences • Measure • Manage Pages • Apply Adaptive Thresholding • Convert Files: PDF to TIFF/JPG TIFF to PDF/JPG But wait, there’s more…
  • 23. Need More than Compare? Check out ReVisa to: • Edit TIFF, PDF and CALS drawings and documents. • Insert raster drafting objects such as text, ellipses & polygons • Insert accurately with grid and ortho snap • Move, copy, scale, and rotate selected or new raster • Add basic geometry such as lines, circles, arcs, and rectangles • Fill patterns with cross hatch, translucency, border styles and varying pen widths • Erase areas using rubout, rectangle area, polygon windows, and circle & ellipse fills • Undo multiple levels to repair undesired results • Enhance or clean up including deskew, despeckle, crop and adaptive thresholding And all the functions of ComPara
  • 24. Learn More about Raster Editing, Conversion, Document Imaging and More
  • 25. By DocuFi, standing out in the crowd 30 years’ experience in the Document Imaging market. Find out more at ComPara, ReVisa and www.docufi.com
  • 26. Image Credits • Ollesvensson, “apples 2”, http://bit.ly/1b5HaLR • ~kajsa~ “oranges”, http://bit.ly/HyosU8 • Muffet, “apples”, http://bit.ly/1dLAmp4 • Malkav, “orange wedge”, http://bit.ly/1hhaPZF • Matthew Reid, “apples and oranges 2”, http://bit.ly/HuVqo7 • Rmgirardin, “Apple-Orange Hybrid”, http://bit.ly/1fhQpet • MicroAssist “Apples and Oranges”, http://bit.ly/17KPimb • mysza831, “In the Garden of Eden”, http://bit.ly/1b9Rvoq All images are owned or licensed by DocuFi with acknowledgement given to: