If you work with different types of documents often you may need to compare those files side by side. Microsoft Office (for Word & Excel) has an option to view/ compare documents side by side.
- Word 2003
- Office 2007, 2010, 2013 & 2016.
Compare Documents Side by Side | Word 2003
In Word 2003, you have to go to the Window Menu > Compare side by side . . .
Remember, two documents should be running to view side by side.
View Documents Side by Side | Office 2007 to 2016
This option is usually available for Word & Excel. But in case of PowerPoint, you can view two presentations side by side by Arrange All option from view menu.
But in Word & Excel you will directly get this option - View Side by Side.
To enjoy this opportunity, at first you've to open both files that need to be compared. Then follow the steps below:
- Go to the View Tab.
- Move to the Window Section.
- Choose View Side by Side.
- Also choose Synchronous Scrolling (If you need to scroll both documents at the same time).
Follow the image above for better understanding. You can also try the Arrange All option. With this option, you can view two or more open windows at a time.
Hope this will help you all . . .