Filling the panels:
You can use the combos at the top of each panel to
specify the item that you want to view here. Note that use
can use the "Reopen with encoding" menu by cliking the arrow
of the Browse button
Side top level menu to specify which encoding to
use to interpret files (for all of them, or only those which
have no Unicode markers).
Additionaly, empty panels can be filled from
the clipboard with Fill from clipboard. Allowing you to
compare quickly two portions of any text or image files.
Choose your operating mode:
To swap from compare to merge mode, use the following
. To come back to
comparison mode, press the button again.
To show or hide the ancestor: use the following button:
To swap between horizontal mode and vertical mode: use
the following button
In 3-way merge
mode, hiding the ancestor will still take it into account, it
will just let you more place to see the individual left and
To swap from a 3-way comparison or merge mode to a 2-way
comparison or merge mode use
Document / View and Comparison Options... menu to specify additional comparison parameters.
Choose where and how to write results (in merge mode):
Each combo at the top of the views panels let you
specify if you want to write the result of your merge here.
You can you the
Set text output options... to specify how to write
text files. It is a powerful tool to convert files encodings.
Additionally, the bottom panel let you specify an additional
location where to write the result. It allows you to safely
apply your operations without touching the sources.