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Compare with Catalog



The Compare with Catalog feature allows you to compare field for Products and Labor Items in a Project with what is in your SIX Catalog.



What are the benefits of this feature?


This allows you to see differences in fields between a Project and your SIX Catalog.

When to use this feature?


When you want to see if anything has changed in your Catalog since adding the Product/Labor Item to a Project or if you want to compare changes made in a Project with what is in the Catalog.



Once you select the Product(s)/Labor Item(s) that you want to compare, click the [Compare With] button on the Catalog tab within the Project Editor and select either "Products" or "Labor Items":




This will open the Compare with Catalog form:


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"Unit Price" is selected by default, but you can choose any field that you want to compare. Once you make your selection, click [Next >]. If there are any differences in the field selected between the Item in the Project and the Catalog, they will be listed:


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The default filter is set to "Dissimilar", but you can change this to "All" or "Similar" if needed, depending on why you are comparing:




You can manually Edit any product via the [Edit] button or you can use the Update from Catalog or Update to Catalog functions:




If you want to export out the comparison for review, you can export to either PDF or Excel:



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