Guiffy Folded Compare/Merge Views
Guiffy's default display mode for compare results is to Show everything -
the matching lines and the differences for file sizes upto 400KB. For files
> 400KB, the differences are displayed within 8 lines of context which we call
Folded Compare/Merge Views.
Folded Compare/Merge Views
compare viewing response time and reduces the memory requirements (especially for large files with just a
Select Options ->
Show (or just clickon on the Show
button) to alter the Folded Compare/Merge Views behavior.
Show All (Matches and Differences)
Will disable Folded Compare/Merge Views.
Show Only Differences
Causes the compare expression to show only the differences without any context.
The "folded" matching lines are indicated in this view.
OR Show Differences within N Lines of Context
By default, Causes the compare expression to show differences with the
selected number of lines of matching text before and after each difference.
When files are > nnnnKb
The default file size to begin "folding" is 400KB.
Clicking on this selection to disable the When condition will cause Folded
views for all file sizes.
"Folded" matching line blocks are indicated with a line beginning with "..." which
also shows (the beginning and ending line numbers).
Double clicking on a "Folded" indicator line will open another window
with the content of the matching block.
If needed you can select, edit and copy text from the matching view.
Save 1st/2nd As and Save Merge File operations include the matching lines of text
from folded blocks in their saved results.
- Tech. Note 3: Compare/Merge LARGE files
Guiffy Software, Inc. 2012