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  • Christian Brabandt
    Hi dadkind! ... is diff.exe actually working? Please test, that the expression above ... regards, Christian -- Der Deutsche soll alle Sprachen lernen, damit
    Message 1 of 4 , Dec 25, 2012
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      Hi dadkind!

      On Mo, 24 Dez 2012, dadkind wrote:

      > Hello All,
      > On one of my computers (only one) diff doesn't seem to be working. (This is a 7.3.46 installation on a Windows 7 x64 machine).
      >
      > Usually, I select two files in Windows Explorer and right-click|"Diff with Vim" and things work as they should. I've also tried launching this from the command line with the same results.
      >
      > But on one of my computers, the two files open in their respective window (panels(?) in the main window) as expected, but all the code is "folded".
      >
      > If I expand the folded text, nothing is highlighted, and the tracking doesn't seem to be working.
      >
      > I looked at the options for the two windows and everything is as expected:
      > "Cursorbind foldcolumn=2 helplang=En scrollbind
      > diff foldmethod=diff scroll=11 nowrap "
      >
      > I use the same _vimrc and _gvimrc file on all my computers and I've tried deleteing the _viminfo file in my home drive.
      >
      > But still no highlighting. Again, this is happening only on one of my computers. I've even tried installing GnuWin version of Diff, but that didn't help.
      >
      > Any other suggestions on troubleshooting this?

      is diff.exe actually working? Please test, that the expression above
      :h E810 works (e.g. the commandlines works for you).

      regards,
      Christian
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      Fremder unbequem, er aber in der Fremde überall zu Hause sei.
      -- Goethe, Maximen und Reflektionen, Nr. 741

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    • Kevin O'Gorman
      I finally hit on using the -g switch with vimdiff. That made it use the full color palette of X (I m on Linux). ... -- Kevin O Gorman programmer, n. an
      Message 2 of 4 , May 5, 2013
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        I finally hit on using the -g switch with vimdiff.  That made it use the full color palette of X (I'm on Linux).


        On Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 11:51 AM, Christian Brabandt <cblists@...> wrote:
        Hi dadkind!

        On Mo, 24 Dez 2012, dadkind wrote:

        > Hello All,
        > On one of my computers (only one) diff doesn't seem to be working. (This is a 7.3.46 installation on a Windows 7 x64 machine).
        >
        > Usually, I select two files in Windows Explorer and right-click|"Diff with Vim" and things work as they should. I've also tried launching this from the command line with the same results.
        >
        > But on one of my computers, the two files open in their respective window (panels(?) in the main window) as expected, but all the code is "folded".
        >
        > If I expand the folded text, nothing is highlighted, and the tracking doesn't seem to be working.
        >
        > I looked at the options for the two windows and everything is as expected:
        > "Cursorbind  foldcolumn=2 helplang=En scrollbind
        >  diff  foldmethod=diff scroll=11 nowrap "
        >
        > I use the same _vimrc and _gvimrc file on all my computers and I've tried deleteing the _viminfo file in my home drive.
        >
        > But still no highlighting. Again, this is happening only on one of my computers. I've even tried installing GnuWin version of Diff, but that didn't help.
        >
        > Any other suggestions on troubleshooting this?

        is diff.exe actually working? Please test, that the expression above
        :h E810 works (e.g. the commandlines works for you).

        regards,
        Christian
        --
        Der Deutsche soll alle Sprachen lernen, damit ihm zu Hause kein
        Fremder unbequem, er aber in der Fremde überall zu Hause sei.
                        -- Goethe, Maximen und Reflektionen, Nr. 741

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