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WDIFF 1 "July 1999" "wdiff (Free wdiff) 0.5g" "FSF"

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wdiff - manual page for wdiff (Free wdiff) 0.5g


wdiff [OPTION]... FILE1 FILE2


wdiff - Compares words in two files and report differences.

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

-C, --copyright
print copyright then exit
-K, --no-init-term
like -t, but no termcap init/term strings
-V, --version
print program version 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
print this help
-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
-s, --statistics
say how many words deleted, inserted etc.
-t, --terminal
use termcap as for terminal displays
-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


Report bugs to <wdiff-bugs@iro.umontreal.ca>.


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


should give you access to the complete manual.


Copyright \(co 1992, 1997 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.


Written by Franc,ois Pinard <pinard@iro.umontreal.ca>.