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Re: tortoisemerge doesn't show last empty line

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2009 17:51:25 +0100

Paul van der Hulst wrote:
>> TortoiseMerge is not a text editor, so to add a new line you have
>> to press enter first to create a new line.
>> Lines in TortoiseMerge are treated as text with a line ending
>> (CR/LF). If there is no text and no line ending, then the line does
>> not really exist: text editors can show the cursor there because of
>> the CR/LF after the previous line, but that line doesn't really
>> exist.
> The reason I posted this as a bug is that C requires a line ending
> after the last closing brace. Since most source editors are simple
> text editors line notepad, they don't force this behaviour. In the
> current situation tortoisemerge does not show an empty (numbered)
> line after the return, and thus I might think there's a bug in my
> source code if the line below the last closing '}' isn't numbered.
> By the way, text without line endings are also treated as lines by
> tortoisemerge: if I delete the last return after '}', tortoisemerge
> still shows a line with '}'.

That's what I said, isn't it?
A line is a line, whether it has a line ending or not.
But: an empty line with no line ending is non-existant (no line chars,
no line endings - there simply is *nothing* there).


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