How to compare two excel sheets

July 25, 2022

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When verifying data in a WPS Spreadsheet, it is usually necessary for us to examine and change numerous sheets at the same time. Due to the limitation of an Excel workbook to only display one sheet at a time, it is challenging task that WPS Excel compare two files (or two sheets within the same file).

When there is a large amount of data that needs to be compared, doing this task becomes more complicated and prone to mistake. WPS Excel, to its credit, has a number of unique capabilities that, when used together, make it possible to access and simply Excel compare two files. In this Excel article, I will show you two ways to compare and check for changes between two distinct Excel files (or sheets) using a variety of different methods.

How excel compare two files or identical sheets (Side-by-Side) in the same excel workbook?

1. Open the new WPS spreadsheet and go to the view option which is shown by number 1 in the following. After choosing view, click on the new window option shown by number 2 in the following. You will get an identical sheet to sheet 1 and it will be shown by its side as shown in the following picture.

2. Click on the maximization option once you have two identical files side by side. One sheet will appear at a time. Now go to the arrange all option which will be left to the new window option. Now you will get horizontal, vertical, and cascading options. Choose the one you want and two sheets will appear accordingly.

How excel Compare Two files or workbooks side by side?

1. Open the new WPS excel having two workbooks with different data.

2. Go to the view and click the view side by side and you will get two workbooks side by side such as in following picture sale of January and sale of February.  

How to scroll down or up two workbooks together when excel compare two files or workbooks?

Once you select the option to view side by side, you will have two workbooks side by side and want to view all the data in two workbooks by scrolling down and up. But you are facing a problem because only one workbook is scrolling up and down.

Now just click on the Synchronous Scrolling option that will be on the right side of the view side by side option. Once you activate Synchronous Scrolling, two workbooks will scroll up and down together, and you can analyze the whole data in two worksheets.

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