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ComparePlus plugin for Notepad++

A very useful diff plugin to show the difference between:

  • 2 files (side by side)
  • Diff against Git (with the help of libgit2 )
  • Diff against SVN (with the help of sqlite )
  • Diff since last Save

Build Status

  • AppVeyor VS2015 Build status

Build ComparePlus plugin for Notepad++ from source:

  1. Open plugin_compare\compare-plugin\projects\2015\ComparePlus.vcxproj
  2. Build ComparePlus plugin like a normal Visual Studio project. Available platforms are x86 win32 and x64 for Unicode Release and Debug.
  3. CMake config is available and tested for the generators MinGW Makefiles, Visual Studio and NMake Makefiles

Installation:

To install the plugin automatically use the Notepad++ PluginAdmin dialog (available since v7.6.3, find it in the Plugins menu).

To install the plugin manually follow the instructions below based on your current Notepad++ version.

** Important Note: ** ** If you are installing Compare plugin (not ComparePlus) replace all ComparePlus names in the instructions below with ComparePlugin. Please note that ComparePlus has not been released yet. **

7.6.3 and above:

  1. Create ComparePlus folder in Notepad++'s plugins installation folder (%Notepad++_program_folder%\Plugins).
  2. Copy the contents of the Latest Release zip file into the newly created folder. Please use the correct archive version based on your Notepad++ architecture - x86 or x64.
  • ComparePlus.dll : The core plugin DLL.
  • ComparePlus sub-folder : Contains the libs libgit2.dll and sqlite.dll needed for the Diff against Git and SVN commands.
  1. Restart Notepad++.

Pre 7.6.0:

  1. Copy the contents of the Latest Release zip file into Notepad++'s plugins installation folder (%Notepad++_program_folder%\Plugins). Please use the correct archive version based on your Notepad++ architecture - x86 or x64.
  • ComparePlus.dll : The core plugin DLL.
  • ComparePlus sub-folder : Contains the libs libgit2.dll and sqlite.dll needed for the Diff against Git and SVN commands.
  1. Restart Notepad++.

Get ComparePlus plugin for Notepad++ at the web:

Additional information:

Changelog:

see ReleaseNotes.txt

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