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|Short description=Front end to GNU 'diff'
 
|Short description=Front end to GNU 'diff'
 
|Full description=Compares two files on a word per word basis, finding the word deleted or added from the first file to make the second. A word is defined as anything between whitespace. It works by creating two temporary files, one word per line, and the executes 'diff' on these fields. It collects the 'diff' output and uses it to produce a nicer display of word differences between the original files.
 
|Full description=Compares two files on a word per word basis, finding the word deleted or added from the first file to make the second. A word is defined as anything between whitespace. It works by creating two temporary files, one word per line, and the executes 'diff' on these fields. It collects the 'diff' output and uses it to produce a nicer display of word differences between the original files.
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|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/wdiff/
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
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|Component programs=unify,mdiff
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|Computer languages=C
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|Documentation note=User manual included and available at http://www.gnu.org/software/wdiff/manual/
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|Related projects=KDiff3,gtkdiff,Meld,Textutils,tkdiff,Diffutils,Patch,Grep
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|Keywords=documentation,editing,word-processing,file management,diff
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|Version identifier=0.6.3
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|Version date=2010-06-10
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/wdiff/wdiff-0.6.3.tar.gz
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|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Last review date=2005-05-11
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=0.6.1
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|Is GNU=Yes
|Version date=2010-04-01
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|GNU package identifier=wdiff
|Version status=stable
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|License verified date=2010-06-10
|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/wdiff/wdiff-0.6.1.tar.gz
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|License verified date=2010-04-02
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|Version comment=
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|Interface=x-window-system
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{{Project license
 
{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv2orlater
 
|License=GPLv2orlater
 
|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
 
|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
|License verified date=2010-04-02
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|License verified date=2010-06-10
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{{Person
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|Real name=Denver Gingerich
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|Role=Maintainer
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|Email=denver@ossguy.com
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/cvs/?group=wdiff
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=mailto:wdiff-bugs@gnu.org
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{{Software category
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|Interface=x-window-system
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|Software-development=version-control
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|Text-creation=word-processing
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|Use=software-development, text-creation
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|Works-with=text
 
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Revision as of 16:12, 12 October 2012

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GNU wdiff

https://www.gnu.org/software/wdiff/
Compares two files on a word per word basis, finding the word deleted or added from the first file to make the second. A word is defined as anything between whitespace. It works by creating two temporary files, one word per line, and the executes 'diff' on these fields. It collects the 'diff' output and uses it to produce a nicer display of word differences between the original files.

Documentation

User manual included and available at http://www.gnu.org/software/wdiff/manual/

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3genium16 April 2014



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
"Email denver@ossguy.com" Denver Gingerich Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer VCS Repository Webview https://savannah.gnu.org/cvs/?group=wdiff
Developer E-mail mailto:wdiff-bugs@gnu.org


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite termcap
Weak prerequisite less

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 16 April 2014.



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