- Number of context lines in the diff dialog:
For the diff dialog, Cervisia uses the option
-Uto diff. This lets diff show only a limited number of lines around each difference region (context lines). Here you can set the argument to
- Additional options for cvs diff:
Here you can add additional arguments to the diff. A popular example is
-bwhich lets diff ignore changes in the amount of whitespace.
- Tab width in diff dialog:
In the diff dialog, tab characters present in your file or in the output of the diff command are expanded into a fixed number of space characters. By default, each tab is replaced by eight spaces, but here you can setup a different number.
- External diff frontend:
When you use any of the features which show the diff dialog, like → , Cervisia invokes its internal diff frontend. If you prefer a different one, like Kompare, TkDiff, or xxdiff, enter its file name and path here.