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wdiff2: manual page for wdiff 1.2.2


wdiff - manual page for wdiff 1.2.2


wdiff2 [,OPTION/]... ,FILE1 FILE2/


wdiff - Compute word differences by internally launching `mdiff -W'. This program exists mainly to support the now oldish `wdiff' syntax.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

-C, --copyright
display copyright then exit
-1, --no-deleted
inhibit output of deleted words
-2, --no-inserted
inhibit output of inserted words
-3, --no-common
inhibit output of common words
-a, --auto-pager
automatically calls a pager
-h, --help
display this help then exit
-i, --ignore-case
fold character case while comparing
-l, --less-mode
variation of printer mode for "less"
-n, --avoid-wraps
do not extend fields through newlines
-p, --printer
overstrike as for printers
-q, --quiet
inhibit the `mdiff' call message
-s, --statistics
say how many words deleted, inserted etc.
-t, --terminal
use termcap as for terminal displays
-v, --version
display program version then exit
-w, --start-delete=,STRING/
string to mark beginning of delete region
-x, --end-delete=,STRING/
string to mark end of delete region
-y, --start-insert=,STRING/
string to mark beginning of insert region
-z, --end-insert=,STRING/
string to mark end of insert region

This program also tells how `mdiff' could have been called directly.


Written by Franc,ois Pinard <pinard [at] iro.umontreal.ca>.


Report bugs to <wdiff-bugs [at] gnu.org>.


Copyright © 1997, 1998, 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.


The full documentation for wdiff is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and wdiff programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info wdiff

should give you access to the complete manual.