wdiff2 man page

wdiff — manual page for wdiff 1.2.2


wdiff2 [OPTION]... FILE1 FILE2


wdiff - Compute word differences by internally launching `mdiff -W'. This program exists mainly to support the now oldish `wdiff' syntax.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

-C, --copyright
display copyright then exit
-1, --no-deleted
inhibit output of deleted words
-2, --no-inserted
inhibit output of inserted words
-3, --no-common
inhibit output of common words
-a, --auto-pager
automatically calls a pager
-h, --help
display this help then exit
-i, --ignore-case
fold character case while comparing
-l, --less-mode
variation of printer mode for "less"
-n, --avoid-wraps
do not extend fields through newlines
-p, --printer
overstrike as for printers
-q, --quiet
inhibit the `mdiff' call message
-s, --statistics
say how many words deleted, inserted etc.
-t, --terminal
use termcap as for terminal displays
-v, --version
display program version then exit
-w, --start-delete=STRING
string to mark beginning of delete region
-x, --end-delete=STRING
string to mark end of delete region
-y, --start-insert=STRING
string to mark beginning of insert region
-z, --end-insert=STRING
string to mark end of insert region

This program also tells how `mdiff' could have been called directly.


Written by Franc,ois Pinard <pinard@iro.umontreal.ca>.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to <wdiff-bugs@gnu.org>.


April 2014 wdiff 1.2.2 User Commands