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Version Compare Tool

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  1. Byzza
    Byzza avatar
    89 posts
    09 Jul 2007
    22 Mar 2010
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    It doesn't have to be flash, but if we could get either
    1) a visual way to view 2 versions next to each other.
    2) an html comparison tool to view differences between 2 versions.

    I know this could be a lot to ask, but would be quite handing in being able to approve changes.
  2. Ivan Dimitrov
    Ivan Dimitrov avatar
    16072 posts
    19 Oct 2016
    22 Mar 2010
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    Hi Byzza,

    It depends on whether you are talking about IPage objects or IContent items.

    What you can do:

     Create a button or two buttons. You should use RadWindow to preview to current version and staged version (previous version).


    previewLink.NavigateUrl = String.Format("javascript:ShowPrevious.PreviewVersion('{0}','{1}')", url, staged.Version.ToString());

    // here you pass the previous version of the item
    // and open it in a new window.
    PageHistory.prototype.ShowPrevious = function (url, version)
        var path = this.ApplicationPath + url;
        if (path.indexOf('?') < 0)
            path = path + "?";
            path = path + "&";
        path = path + this.EditModeKey + "=preview&" + this.PageVersionKey + "=" + version;
        previewWin = window.radopen(path, "preview");

    To get the version of an IStagedPage you could use  GetVersion(int version);
    For content items you should use VersioningBanager and IVersionItem

    IVersionItem ContentOld = versionManager.GetItem(content.ID, Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentUICulture, VarsionNumber)

    You  may find this post useful .

    Best wishes,
    Ivan Dimitrov
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