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Compare files from the command line

Open the diff viewer to compare two files from the command line. For example, you can compare the current version of a file with its backup, or your local copy of a file with its copy from the remote repository or its copy from another branch.

Syntax
pycharm.bat diff <path1> <path2>
Example
pycharm.bat diff C:\MyProject\Readme.md C:\MyProject\Readme.md.bak
Syntax
pycharm diff <path1> <path2>
Example
pycharm diff ~/MyProject/Readme.md ~/MyProject/Readme.md.bak
Syntax
pycharm.sh diff <path1> <path2>
Example
pycharm.sh diff ~/MyProject/Readme.md ~/MyProject/Readme.md.bak
Last modified: 24 February 2020