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What is a good way to show changes between two versions

I done a bunch of updates in an article. I have a copy of an old revision of the paper. Now I would like to generate a PDF/DVI illustrating the updates I've done.

Is there any tool or package that would help me with this?

(The article is under SVN version control, if that helps.)

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marked as duplicate by Martin Scharrer Jun 22 '11 at 15:49

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DiffPDF can show you difference between two PDFs, but it won't generate new PDF showing them. Just a not really helpful side note, in case you don't know this tool. – przemoc Jun 22 '11 at 12:49
As well as the question @Martin linked, other possibly related questions are tex.stackexchange.com/questions/4182/…, tex.stackexchange.com/questions/10134/…, tex.stackexchange.com/questions/4548/…, tex.stackexchange.com/questions/821/… and probably others. – Lev Bishop Jun 22 '11 at 15:40
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There is a useful Perl script to display differences between two LaTeX files: it creates a new LaTeX file that, when compiled, highlights changes with different colors. It is called latexdiff and also works with version control files.

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thanks! worked like a charm! – aioobe Jun 22 '11 at 14:45

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