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What's New in This release?
Quick Start
User Interface Basics
Application Window Illustration
Using Compare It!
Comparing files
Merging Files
Editing Files
Setting Options
File Filters
Advanced Comparison
Printing and Reporting
Print options
Print Options: Margins
Print Options: Advanced
Comparison report
Comparison statistics
Keyboard Shortcuts, Toolbar Buttons, Menu Commands
Advanced Functions
Adding Shortcuts to External Applications
Adaptive comparison
Auto Backup
Automatch rules
Command Line Usage
Configuration File
Changes Only Mode
Custom Syntax Files
Defining Column Ranges
Enhanced Open File
File lists support
Folders comparison
Ignore Difference
Manual Matching
Merged Report
Moved Sections
Partial matching
Result File Support
Unicode Support
Using Compare It! with File Manager
Using fixed/alternative font
Using Regular Expressions
Using RegExps substrings
Word files comparison
Excel files comparison
Other file formats support
Zip File Support
General Information
What is Shareware?
How To Register
Warranty and License
Future Releases
Other Products
Frequently Asked Questions
Updates and Support
Adding Shortcuts to External Applications Advanced functions

You can use the Customize command on the Tools menu to add a shortcut to one or more external applications.

To add a shortcut to another application:

  1. Choose Tools > Customize.
    The Customize it! dialog box appears.
  2. In the Tools box, click  Add Tool.
  3. In the Name field, type the name of the application, as you want to see it in the Tools menu.
  4. In the Command field, use the browse button to select the executable for the application.
  5. Use the Parameters field and selection button to define startup parameters for the application.
  6. Click the Close button.
    The shortcut to the application now appears as a menu item in the Tools menu.

To remove a shortcut to another application:

  1. Choose Tools > Customize.
    The Customize it! dialog box appears.
  2. In the Tools box, select the shortcut you want to remove and click  Remove Tool.
  3. At the confirmation dialog box, click the Yes button.
  4. Click the Close button.
    The shortcut is removed from the Tools menu.

How to open compared file with associated application

There is one preset tool, available when some files are opened. By invoking Tools > Open command you can start associated with current file application (like MS Word for .doc files).
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