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wdiff2 - Man Page

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>.

See Also

The full documentation for wdiff is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and wdiff programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info wdiff

should give you access to the complete manual.


January 2024 GNU wdiff 1.2.2