[Tugindia] Tracking changes in LaTeX document [Was Re: : tugindia Digest]

Duvvuri Venu Gopal venugopal_duvvuri at rediffmail.com
Thu Aug 9 12:51:29 CEST 2007

Please watch for the forthcoming PracTeX Journal. It has many articles on this subject and details about Subversion.

Please visit www.assembla.com -- the present issue of PracTeX Journal is being hosted at this site for editing purposes. I had a chance to work with SVN on this site and it compares two .tex files and highlites added text, removed text etc. etc.


On Thu, 09 Aug 2007 Senthil Kumar M wrote :
>On 8/9/07, Josy P. Pullockara <josy at ctfd.cmmacs.ernet.in> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-08-08 at 16:01 +0530, sudheer wrote:
> > > i just want to know whether do we
> > > have any option like that of "track changes" (basically his is an option in
> > > microsoft word which enables us to tarck whatever changes we do in the
> > > document) in latex
> >
> > If "Version control" is what you are looking for, there are options like
> > RCS version control on GNU/Linux, unix and cygwin for files.
> >
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>Hi Sudheer,
>1. Have you tried google search before posting your question? The
>third result for "Tracking changes in LaTeX" takes you here:
> >From the above page:
>"The goal of the project is to provide editing facilities as known
> from word processors like Microsoft Word or OpenOffice Writer for
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