2.1.1. Compare Master and Data Configuration

Before doing a configuration update, starting with CIMPLICITY 7.0, you can review the differences between the Master and data directory and undo unwanted changes.

Comparisons of the Master and Data configuration files can be reviewed whenever necessary.

For example, if you:

Have made several configuration changes and want to review those changes to make sure that continuing configuration will be compatible. Based on the comparison you can set changes back to the original state.

Want to review the changes before you do a configuration update, which will overwrite the original configuration.

Steps to compare data are as follows.


Open a Directory Comparison report.


Review the Directory Comparison report.


Review a Comparison Report for a selected file.

More information

2.1. Configuration update.