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Command Line Differences Viewer

Viewing differences

To view differences using command line diff tool

  • In the command line, type the following:
    <PhpStorm> diff <path1> <path2>
    where:
    • <PhpStorm> is the platform-specific product launcher
    • <path1>, <path2> are full paths to the files to be compared.

Examples

Windows

PhpStorm.exe diff C:\SamplesProjects\MetersToInchesConverter\src\javascript\numbers.js C:\SamplesProjects\MetersToInchesConverter\src\coffeescript\numbers.coffee

macOS

/Applications/PhpStorm.app/Contents/MacOS/PhpStorm diff ~/Documents/file1.txt ~/Documents/file2.txt
Last modified: 6 December 2017

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