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Software Author(s):

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PerfectXL Compare

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1.0.3 | Updated: 17 Jun 2020



Downloads of v 1.0.3:



Software Author(s):

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PerfectXL Compare 1.0.3

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install PerfectXL Compare, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade PerfectXL Compare, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall PerfectXL Compare, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

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1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

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2. Setup Your Environment

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2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
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    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade perfectxl-compare -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade perfectxl-compare -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install perfectxl-compare
    name: perfectxl-compare
    version: '1.0.3'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'perfectxl-compare' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.0.3'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller perfectxl-compare
    Name     = "perfectxl-compare"
    Version  = "1.0.3"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'perfectxl-compare':
  ensure   => '1.0.3',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator mwallner on 11 Jul 2020.


The PerfectXL Excel compare tool is user friendly, easy to understand, and will quickly become an unmissable part of your work with Excel. It was designed in collaboration with a large set of varying Excel users, experts, beginners, and users in major financial institutions.

The program compares two Excel sheets for differences between the two versions and provides users a detailed overview of findings. It tracks differences back to user actions, reporting only true changes.

The speed, accuracy, and completeness are largely due to a fundamental spreadsheet comparison research done by the TU Delft. The user friendly interface is based on user tests and best practices.

This software is only available in a 64-bits version.

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$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = 'perfectxl-compare'
  unzipLocation  = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
  fileType       = 'exe'
  url64bit       = ''
  softwareName   = 'perfectxl-compare'
  checksum64     = 'E0997F699BCA8CEDEEA0EA6E93985990CA54B2BE6AC79B35B2F4B3905702EF60'
  checksumType64 = 'sha256'
  silentArgs     = '/S /allusers'
  validExitCodes = @(0)

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName perfectxl-compare

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | % {
    $file = "$($_.UninstallString)"
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName perfectxl-compare -FileType EXE -SilentArgs "/S" -ValidExitCodes @(0) -File "$file"
elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
  Write-Warning "perfectxl-compare has already been uninstalled by other means."
elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
  Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
  Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
  Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
  $key | % {Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"}

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
PerfectXL Compare 1.0.2 159 Sunday, January 26, 2020 Approved

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