Tuesday, December 10, 2013

WinMerge with VS2013, Rory's done it [again]

Rory Primrose - Using WinMerge with VS2013

I’ve finally gotten around to adding some reg files for using WinMerge with VS2013. You can download them from the bottom of my Using WinMerge with TFS post. These reg files will configure VS2013 to use WinMerge for TFS diff/merge operations (no Visual Studio restart is required).

Rory Primrose - Using WinMerge with TFS

Someone at work was kind enough to figure out the correct command line switches to use in order to replace the standard TFS compare/merge tool with WinMerge. I originally blamed Pants for the info, but he then accused Eddie. Here are the goods:

In Visual Studio do the following:



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