Input Base Table
The Input Base Table is compared with the Input Test Table. The Input Base Table refers to tabular data that you have declared valid. The base data has the correct field definitions and attribute values.
|Table View; Raster Layer
Input Test Table
The Input Test Table is compared against the Input Base Table. The Input Test Table refers to data that you have made changes to by editing or compiling new fields, new records, or new attribute values.
|Table View ; Raster Layer
The field or fields used to sort records in the Input Base Table and the Input Test Table. The records are sorted in ascending order. Sorting by a common field in both the Input Base Table and the Input Test Table ensures that you are comparing the same row from each input dataset.
The comparison type. ALL is the default. The default will compare all properties of the tables being compared.
These properties will not be compared.
The numeric value that determines the range in which attribute values are considered equal. This only applies to numeric field types.
The field or fields that will be omitted during comparison. The field definitions and the tabular values for these fields will be ignored.
Indicates whether to compare all properties after encountering the first mismatch.
Output Compare File
This file will contain all similarities and differences between the Input Base Table and the Input Test Table. This file is a comma-delimited text file that can be viewed and used as a table in ArcGIS.
The compare status will be 'true' when no differences are found and 'false' when differences are detected.