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Re: setting tortoisemerge as default diff in tortoisesvn

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-11-18 10:11:57 CET

Jean-Marc van Leerdam wrote:
> On 11/18/05, Nicolas Arthur <nicolas.arthur@tait.co.nz> wrote:
>>Simon - you mean remove the .doc extension/program line? I just tried
>>that and it still opens up TortoiseMerge fine, but still doesn't open up
>>the files to compare.
> That is probably because TMerge cannot compare the binary format of these files.

Exactly right. TortoiseMerge can compare text files because the format
is well defined. To compare binary files you have to use a program which
understands the binary file format. And the only one which can do that
for word documents is word itself.


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