Why Compare Projects?

It is sometimes useful to compare the size and row counts of two projects; for example, after a database crash, after import from XMI or after performing a deletion of model elements.

You can compare .EAP files to other .EAP files or to DBMS based repositories, or compare two DBMS repositories. Enterprise Architect examines the number of rows in each database and produces a report indicating the total records in each and the difference between the two. No examination is made of the data in the table, just the record count.

Comparing projects this way is a convenient 'sanity check' after restoring a backup or doing a project data transfer. If discrepancies are found, you must investigate further manually.

See the Compare Projects topic for instructions.