Input Base File
The Input Base File is compared with the Input Test File. The Input Base File refers to a file that you have declared valid. This base file has the correct content and information.
Input Test File
The Input Test File is compared against the Input Base File. The Input Test File refers to a file that you have made changes to by editing or compiling new information.
The type of files being compared.
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 File and the Input Test File. This file is a comma-delimited text file which 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.