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git difftool

Show file changes using external diff tools. Accepts the same options and arguments as git diff. See also: git diff. More information:

  • List available diff tools:

git difftool --tool-help

  • Set the default diff tool to meld:

git config --global diff.tool "{{meld}}"

  • Use the default diff tool to show staged changes:

git difftool --staged

  • Use a specific tool (opendiff) to show changes since a given commit:

git difftool --tool={{opendiff}} {{commit}}