Graphic Compare

Graphical Comparison of two artwork label files

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The example above illustrates how Graphic Compare shows the differences in layout, content and colour between two artwork versions. But in the example below a small change causes the text to reflow and it is not clear what changes have been made.

Graphical Comparison of text block

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However follow this link to Text Compare  and see how it shows exactly what and where changes have been made regardless of layout or flow.

Advantages of automatic proofing over manual proofreading
speed 
it takes minutes  compared to hours to compare the text and graphics  between two documents such as a large patient leaflet or games manual for example
handling foreign languages and non-Latin alphabets. As well as handling all the variants of Latin alphabets, a good automated text comparator  will compare text in Greek, Cyrillic,, Hebrew, Arabic, Han (Japanese, Chinese, Korean ideographs), Hiragana, Katakana, and Yi alphabets
different layouts, fonts and attributes should not be a problem. Imagine how time consuming and complicated it is to proofread a two sided A3 document against a supplied Word file in a totally different layout.
doesn’t get tired, doesn’t get distracted, doesn’t miss anything
accuracy is much higher

What makes Content Compare  different ?

  • It’s web based – means one installation – multi-user – accessible from any location – all users have same version.
  • Combines graphic comparison software with a text verification tool – checks all artwork elements in one tool.
  • Can easily be integrated into any existing document management system – you don’t need a separate platform – designer can do own checking seamlessly. Avoid moving files between different systems – equals less steps – thereby reducing the chances of an error and reduces the work involved
  • Multiple formats are supported, such as PDF, Adobe Illustrator, Word documents Excel sheets, SPL/XML
    handles tables effortlessly
  • The application can also execute the comparison of texts that contain multiple languages on the same page.
  • Operating System independent—works on both Windows and Mac
  • Part 11 Compliant
  • Complete Report history
  • Validation Package included