PyCharm Edu 2017.3 Help

External Diff Tools

File | Settings | Tools | Diff & Merge | External Diff Tools for Windows and Linux
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If necessary, specify external tools for comparing files and folders, and associated settings.

ItemDescription
Use external diff toolSelect this checkbox to have PyCharm Edu use an external tool for comparing files or folders.
Path to executableIn this text box, specify the path to the executable file of the desired external diff tool. Use the Browse button browseButton, if necessary.
This field is only available, when Use external diff tool checkbox is selected.
Use by defaultSelect this checkbox to have PyCharm Edu use the specified external tool for comparing files or folders by default.
If this checkbox is not selected, PyCharm Edu will use the built-in diff tool. To invoke an external tool, click the button external tool on the toolbar of the Differences viewer.

This field is only available, when Use external diff tool checkbox is selected.

ParametersUse this field to set the diff tool parameters.

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

This field is only available, when Use external diff tool checkbox is selected.

Use external merge toolSelect this checkbox to have PyCharm Edu use an external merge tool. In the text box below, specify the path to the executable file of the desired external tool. Use the Browse button browseButton, if necessary.
Path to executableIn this text box, specify the path to the executable file of the desired external merge tool.
Use the Browse button browseButton, if necessary.
This field is only available, when Use external merge tool checkbox is selected.
ParametersUse this field to set the merge tool parameters.

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

This field is only available, when Use external merge tool checkbox is selected.

Last modified: 14 December 2017