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Re: [TSVN] Request: TortoiseMerge, color settings

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-07-19 11:15:27 CEST

SteveKing wrote:
> On 7/19/05, Robert Schneider <r.schneider@weingartner.com> wrote:
>
>>When I go to the settings of TortoiseMerge I'm a little
>>confused with the second and third colour. 'Whitespace'
>>means also case changes, right? But what is 'Whitespace
>>diff'? When and where is this colour used?
>
>
> No. Whitespace *never* means case changes. A whitespace is an
> invisible char like tab, space, return.
> The 'Whitespace diff' color is used to mark changes only in
> whitespaces (which means in most programming languages no important
> change), e.g. line indenting corrections, changed spaces to tabs, ...

But when are those colours used? If there is a change in a line, then it
gets shown as added/deleted. If you ignore whitespace in the compare,
the difference is not shown at all. Or are you looking at the line diff bar?

Simon

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