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ssdiff - compare two spreadsheets


This manual page briefly documents the ssdiff command.

ssdiff is a command line utility to compare two spreadsheets and list their differences

This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with single letter options starting with a single dash (`-') and longer options starting with two dashes (`--').

Display differences in xml format

Display ssdiff's version
-?, --help
Display the supported options

To compare an old version of a file with a newer file, run:

ssdiff old.gnumeric new.gnumeric

The exit code will be 0 if no differences were found, 1 if differences were found, and 2 in case of trouble.

ssdiff is licensed under the terms of the General Public License (GPL), version 2 or 3. For information on this license look at the source code that came with the software or see the GNU project page ⟨URL: ⟩.

The copyright on ssdiff and the gnumeric software and source code is held by the individual authors as is documented in the source code.

ssdiff's primary author is Morten Welinder <>; ssdiff builds on the gnumeric codebase.

gnumeric(1), ssconvert(1), ssindex(1) ssgrep(1)

The Gnumeric Homepage ⟨URL: ⟩.

The GNOME project page ⟨URL: ⟩.

2012-12-24 gnumeric