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External Diff Tools

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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 JetBrains Rider use an external tool for comparing files or folders.
Path to executableIn this field, specify the path to the executable file of the desired external diff tool. Use Browse Browse button, if necessary.
This field is only available, when Use external diff tool checkbox is selected.
Use by defaultSelect this checkbox to have JetBrains Rider use the specified external tool for comparing files or folders by default.
If this checkbox is not selected, JetBrains Rider will use the built-in diff tool. To invoke an external tool, click the button External tools 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.

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

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

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

Last modified: 24 June 2020