Users often wonder how to compare XML customization files.XML compare tools we can see are not specially targeted to compare our CRM XML Customization file.We now have a special tool to do this which can be downloaded from Here
You can easily compare your customizations against the out of the box RTM Schema.
It will show you easily:
- The changes attributes, entities
- The new attributes
- The attributes removed.- The differences within FormXML
In order to get the tool, you need to do this:
1°) Download the EXE, unpack it.2°) Inside the unzipped folders you’ll get a solution file (.SLN) double click on it, this will open the project in Visual Studio.
3°) Build the project.
4°) Go to %YouFolder%\microsoft.crm.isv.customizationcomparer.setup\Debug or Retail, there you will have SETUP.EXE.
5°) Run the setup, it will install the tool by default here: C:\Program Files\Microsoft CRM Tools\CRM Customization Comparison Utility
6°) Run CRM Customization Comparison Utility.exe from the above specified folder.
More info: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd442453.aspx