Compare Documents via Python Cloud SDK

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GroupDocs.Comparison for Cloud is a REST API that enables your Python applications to fetch two ‎documents of supported file format, compare those ‎same format documents and find differences ‎between them. The SDK allows you to make a resultant file and enables you to ‎accept or reject the ‎retrieved changes. Our Document Comparison SDK allows easy integration ‎into your existing Python ‎applications, to empower your end-users to compare documents, spreadsheets, ‎presentations, ‎Microsoft Visio diagrams, emails, and files of many other formats.‎‎‎

Advanced Document Comparison REST API Features

Compare Documents Stored at Cloud Storage

Fetch Documents of Supported File Types as File or Array of images

Retrieve Resultant Document that Contains Differences among Compared Documents‎

Get List of Categories, such as, TypeChanged or OnlyNumbers etc., for the Modified Content

Accept/Reject Document Modifications to Save or Discard them

Return Document Modifications as a Set of Images or their Stream

Get Resultant Document (with Modifications) via Stream

Fetch Document (with Comparison Result) as a Set of Images or their Stream

Retrieve Resultant Document (with the Comparison Result) as a Stream‎

Get Changes from Compared Documents

Using GroupDocs.Comparison Cloud API, you can compare documents and get the list of modifications ‎in the form of images. Following piece of code shows how you can compare a source and ‎a target ‎DOCX files and fetch their differences in a result.DOCX file. Later you can get the resultant DOCX file as ‎images using Python:‎

Compare Documents using Python

# Get your App SID and App Key at (free registration is required).
app_sid = "XXXX-XXXX-XXXX"
app_key = "XXXXXXXXXXXX"

# Create instance of the API.
api = groupdocs_comparison_cloud.ComparisonApi.from_keys(app_sid, app_key)

options = groupdocs_comparison_cloud.GetComparisonOptions("source.pdf", "target.pdf")
response = api.comparisons(ComparisonsRequest(options))


Support and Learning Resources

GroupDocs.Comparison Cloud also offers individual document comparison SDKs for other popular languages as listed below: