kdiff3 man page

kdiff3 — Tool for Comparison and Merge of Files and Directories

Synopsis

kdiff3 [-u--ignore] [--query] [--html] [--abort] [-m--merge] [-b--base file] [-o--output file] [--out file] [--auto] [--qall] [-L1 alias1] [-L2 alias2] [-L3 alias3] [-L--fname alias] [--cs string] [--confighelp] [--config file] [File1] [File2] [File3]

Description

Compares two or three input files or directories.

Options

-u, --ignore

Ignored. (User defined.)

--query

Ignored. (User defined.)

--html

Ignored. (User defined.)

--abort

Ignored. (User defined.)

-m, --merge

Merge the input.

-b, --base file

Explicit base file. For compatibility with certain tools.

-o, --output file

Output file. Implies -m. e.g.: -o newfile.txt

--out file

Output file, again. (For compatibility with certain tools.)

--auto

No GUI if all conflicts are auto-solvable. (Needs -o file)

--qall

Don't solve conflicts automatically.

-L1 alias1

Visible name replacement for input file 1 (base).

-L2 alias2

Visible name replacement for input file 2.

-L3 alias3

Visible name replacement for input file 3.

-L, --fname alias

Alternative visible name replacement. Supply this once for every input.

--cs string

Override a config setting. Use once for every setting. e.g.: --cs AutoAdvance=1.

--confighelp

Show list of config settings and current values.

--config file

Use a different config file.

File1

file1 to open (base, if not specified via --base)

File2

file2 to open

File3

file2 to open

See Also

More detailed user documentation is available from help:/kdiff3 (either enter this URL into Konqueror, or run khelpcenter help:/kdiff3).
kf5options(7)
qt5options(7)

Authors

This manual page was written by Burkhard Lück <lueck@hube-lueck.de>.

Author

Burkhard Lueck <lueck@hube-lueck.de>

KDiff3 man page.

Referenced By

dwfilter(1).

2019-02-22 kdiff3 1.8 KDiff3 User's Manual