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Re: [TSVN] Request: TortoiseMerge, color settings

From: SteveKing <stefankueng_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-07-19 11:17:52 CEST

On 7/19/05, Simon Large <simon@skirridsystems.co.uk> wrote:
> 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?

If there's a change in a line only in whitespace (and ignore
whitespace is turned off), then (in two pane view) the whitespace
diffs are shown 'in line' with that color.


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