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File Settings Tools Diff & Merge External Diff Tools for Windows and Linux

IntelliJ IDEA Preferences Tools Diff & Merge External Diff Tools for macOS Ctrl+Alt+S

If necessary, specify external tools for comparing files and folders, and associated settings.

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ItemDescription
Enable external diff toolSelect to use an external tool to compare files or folders.
Path to executableSpecify the path to the executable file of the external diff tool you want to use.
Parameters

Set the diff tool parameters.

Various diff tools have different parameters. You need to specify all the necessary parameters in the proper order:

  • %1: left (local changes)

  • %2: right (server changes)

  • %3: base (the current version without the local changes)

  • %4: output (merge result)

Use by defaultSelect to use the specified external tool for comparing files or folders by default. Otherwise, IntelliJ IDEA will use the built-in diff tool. To invoke an external tool, click the button on the Differences viewer toolbar.
Enable external merge toolSelect to use an external merge tool.
Path to executableSpecify the path to the executable file of external merge tool you want to use.
ParametersSet the merge tool parameters.

Various merge tools have different parameters. You need to specify all the necessary parameters in the proper order:

  • %1: left (local changes)

  • %2: right (server changes)

  • %3: base (the current version without the local changes)

  • %4: output (merge result)

Trust process exist code Select to silently finish the merge if the exitCode of the external merge tool is set to 0 (successful). Otherwise, you will be prompted to indicate the success of the resolution after the tool has exited.
Diff

YaDT - Yet another Diff Tool. It is another front-end for diff and in earlier versions diff3 utility. With YaDT you can compare and merge 2 and/or 3 files. YaDT is written on Tcl/Tk and wrapped in a single executable file with the help of sdx and tclkit. Diff and cvs utilities are embedded inside YaDT. WinMerge is an open-source diff tool with some nice features like folder and image comparison, and three-way file comparison. Guiffy is a full-featured tool with syntax highlighting, three-way comparisons and merges, and multiple comparison algorithms. It comes in pro and expert versions, and supports Windows, macOS and Linux.

File Settings Tools Diff & Merge External Diff Tools for Windows and Linux

IntelliJ IDEA Preferences Tools Diff & Merge External Diff Tools for macOS Ctrl+Alt+S

If necessary, specify external tools for comparing files and folders, and associated settings.

Best Free Diff Tools For Mac

ItemDescription
Enable external diff toolSelect to use an external tool to compare files or folders.
Path to executableSpecify the path to the executable file of the external diff tool you want to use.
Parameters

Set the diff tool parameters.

Various diff tools have different parameters. You need to specify all the necessary parameters in the proper order:

  • %1: left (local changes)

  • %2: right (server changes)

  • %3: base (the current version without the local changes)

  • %4: output (merge result)

Use by defaultSelect to use the specified external tool for comparing files or folders by default. Otherwise, IntelliJ IDEA will use the built-in diff tool. To invoke an external tool, click the button on the Differences viewer toolbar.
Enable external merge toolSelect to use an external merge tool.
Path to executableSpecify the path to the executable file of external merge tool you want to use.
ParametersSet the merge tool parameters.

Various merge tools have different parameters. You need to specify all the necessary parameters in the proper order:

  • %1: left (local changes)

  • %2: right (server changes)

  • %3: base (the current version without the local changes)

  • %4: output (merge result)

Trust process exist code Select to silently finish the merge if the exitCode of the external merge tool is set to 0 (successful). Otherwise, you will be prompted to indicate the success of the resolution after the tool has exited.