Using Bitskout you now can free your teammates from such an unpleasant and mundane task. In this article, we'll show you how it works in monday.com.
Configuring a plugin in Bitskout
Once you create an account in Bitskout, you will see the Templates list. Bitskout has a lot of ready-made plugins that you start using immediately.
Type "compare" in the search bar to find the template:
Once you see the Compare Documents template, click on "Use Template".
The plugin will be created automatically.
Next, you can choose the monday.com as an output tool.
For comparison, you can skip this step by clicking on the Close button. You will see your plugin.
Comparing documents in monday.com
Everything is ready now to be used in monday.com. To trigger the workflow we will use a special recipe that allows us to compare files from two columns:
Let's fill in this recipe - first, we add a Status change to trigger the comparison:
The next is to choose the column with a source document ("Template") and the target document ("Returned"):
The next step is choosing your plugin.
And then let's choose where the comparison results should appear.
and the next set of status allow us to see if the plugin was executed correctly or not. The full monday.com recipe for document comparison will look like this.
Now let's run a comparison test by changing the Status column to a "Compare" state.
The comparison result will be placed into the "Result" column:
As you can see from above, you can easily set up document checking in your workflow within 5 minutes. This can save a lot of time and headaches especially if you work with official paperwork in the supply chain.
Also, many of our customers use this feature to track affiliate contracts to detect fraud. Here is a short video about it: