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Compare-Object - Powershell 3.0 CmdLet

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Compare-Object

Short description
Compares two sets of objects.

Syntax
Compare-Object [-ReferenceObject] <PSObject[]> [-DifferenceObject] <PSObject[]> [-CaseSensitive] [-Culture <String>] [-
ExcludeDifferent] [-IncludeEqual] [-PassThru] [-Property <Object[]>] [-SyncWindow <Int32>] [<CommonParameters>]





Description
The Compare-Object cmdlet compares two sets of objects. One set of objects is the "reference set," and the other set is
 the "difference set."


The result of the comparison indicates whether a property value appeared only in the object from the reference set (ind
icated by the <= symbol), only in the object from the difference set (indicated by the => symbol) or, if the IncludeEqu
al parameter is specified, in both objects (indicated by the == symbol).


NOTE:  If the reference set or the difference set is null ($null), Compare-Object generates a terminating error.