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WDIFF(1)							   User Commands							  WDIFF(1)

NAME
wdiff - display word differences between text files
SYNOPSIS
wdiff [OPTION]... FILE1 FILE2
DESCRIPTION
wdiff - Compares words in two files and report differences. Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too. -A, --ansi-red-green highlight deleted text in red, added text in green; using ansi terminal codes -B, --bold-inserted mark inserted text in bold; using ansi terminal codes -C, --copyright print copyright then exit -K, --no-init-term like -t, but no termcap init/term strings -L dummy, --label=dummy dummy option for diff compatibility -P, --punctuation treat punctuation (ispunct()) like whitespace (isspace()) -U, --underline-deleted underline deleted text; using ansi terminal codes -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 -cN, --context=N like -3, but only print N lines of context around each difference. Context blocks are seperated by a horizontal line, and are pre- ceeded by a line of the format '=== LLL,RRR ===', where LLL and RRR are current line numbers in the left and right file, respec- tively. -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 -v, --version print program version then exit -w, --start-delete=STRING string to mark beginning of delete region; default '[-' -x, --end-delete=STRING string to mark end of delete region; default '-]' -y, --start-insert=STRING string to mark beginning of insert region; default '{+' -z, --end-insert=STRING string to mark end of insert region; default '+}'
AUTHOR
Written by Franc,ois Pinard <pinard@iro.umontreal.ca>. Patches by Hans Lermen (1994), Juergen Weigert <jw@suse.de>
REPORTING BUGS
Report bugs to <wdiff-bugs@gnu.org>.
COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 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 PARTICU- LAR PURPOSE.
SEE ALSO
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 info wdiff should give you access to the complete manual. wdiff 0.5.93 June 2008 WDIFF(1)