Microsoft Excel: comparator configuration

The comparators of the Excel components can be customized. Proceed as follows:

  1. Start the AdminClient.
  2. Go to the Component type editor module.
  3. In the Project tree, select the directory Microsoft.
  4. Select the component Excel.
  5. Customize the component under General, Compare/ Don't compare these files, and Save/ Don't save these files. For more information, see AdminClient > Component type editor.

Example of customizing the Excel component type:

Imagine: Component type editor module, Excel component type


FAQ: The comparison of a component (component type Excel) with password protected content ends in an error. How can this be resolved?

There are two possibilities available:

Change the configuration of the comparator

  1. Open the UserClient.
  2. Go to the Edit tab in the ribbon and click on Edit component configuration.
  3. In Component configuration window click on Comparator configuration....
  4. The Comparison configuration window will open.
  5. Enter the password in the section Exclude lines from comparison.
  6. Activate the checkbox Exclude all non-displayable characters from entire comparison.


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