diff-so-fancy strives to make your diffs human readable instead of machine readable. This helps improve code quality and helps you spot defects faster.
It comes with improved text highlighting and removes the + and – characters that precede diffs. This simplifies copy-pasting your diffs in a cleaner and more readable format and enables you to keep track of file changes with file headers.
You can set diff-so-fancy to be your default diff parser in your git config. Here’s the command
git config --global core.pager "diff-so-fancy | less --tabs=4 -RFX"
diff-so-fancy is free and open source software.
- Support for colorizing stand-alone diffs.
- Colorize when a file is added/removed to match code highlighting.
- DiffHighlight is built in which improves speed.
- Good support for Unicode/Latin/Cyrillic characters.
- Cross-platform software – runs under Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows.
Developer: Scott Baker and contributors
License: MIT License
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