Shows diffs between the current file, or selection(s) in the current file, and clipboard, another file, or unsaved changes. Can be configured to show diffs in an external diff tool
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- Using Package Control, install "FileDiffs"
Open the Sublime Text Packages folder
- OS X: ~/Library/Application Support/Sublime Text 3/Packages/
- Windows: %APPDATA%/Sublime Text 3/Packages/
- Linux: ~/.Sublime Text 3/Packages/ or ~/.config/sublime-text-3/Packages
clone this repo
Install keymaps for the commands (see Example.sublime-keymap for my preferred keys)
Add External Diff Tool (optional)
(IMPORTANT: You might need to make a symlink (e.g. in /usr/local/bin) pointing to the command line tool of your external diff tool)
Preferences > Package Settings > FileDiffs > Settings - Default
Uncomment one of the examples or write your own command to open external diff tool.
This command may need to be a full path (e.g.
/usr/local/bin/ksdiff), if the command isn't in your
- A generic setting
FileDiffs.sublime-settingswhich could be overloaded for each parameter in a platform specific configuration
FileDiffs ($platform).sublime-settingsin the
Settings - User
- Environment variable expansions for
cmdparameter in the settings
file_diff_menu: Shows a menu to select one of the file_diff commands. If you use the bindings in Example.sublime-keymap, this is bound to
The rest of the commands do not need to be bound (accessible from the menu):
file_diff_clipboard: Shows the diff of the current file or selection(s) and the clipboard (the clipboard is considered the "new" file unless
reverse is True)
file_diff_selections: Shows the diff of the first and second selected regions. The file_diff_menu command checks for exactly two regions selected, otherwise it doesn't display this command.
file_diff_saved: Shows the diff of the current file or selection(s) and the saved file.
file_diff_file: Shows the diff of the current file or selection(s) and a file that is in the current project.
file_diff_tab: Shows the diff of the current file or selection(s) and an open file (aka a file that has a tab).
file_diff_previous: Shows the diff of the current file or selection(s) and the previous activated file.
- Sebastian Pape for adding support for using an external diff tool
- Starli0n for merging the ST2 and ST3 branches into one branch,
- and for adding the "Diff file with previous" feature
- dnsmkl for helping with diffing temporary files