[Qt-creator] Qt Creator and version control: Invoke visual diff viewer on diff

Alfonso Chartier alfonso.chartier at gmail.com
Mon Apr 15 20:50:22 CEST 2013

Hi all,

I am very much interested in trying the experimental visual diff viewer but
am unable to find it in the Qt Creator 2.7 UI (I don't see it under Tools /
Git and nothing specific to it is listed under the Installed Plugins list).
How can I try it out/invoke it?



On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 12:18 AM, Dini Chillet <dini.chillet at fukuda.ch>wrote:

>  Hi all,
> I just tried the "diff viewer".
> Its so great, we are waiting for this feature since the beginning.
> *How can we make feedback?*
> I know, it is experimental, so maybe this is the good time to make some
> suggestions, isnt it?
> Thanks
> Best Regards.
> Dini
> On 03/05/2013 09:00 PM, André Pönitz wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 04, 2013 at 06:10:17PM -0800, Alfonso Chartier wrote:
>  Hi,
> I am wondering if there is an easy way to bring up a visual diff
> viewer when the diff operation is invoked. Currently, performing a
> diff (Alt + S, Alt + D) brings up a read-only text-based diff in the
> editor. It would be great if a visual diff viewer could be launched
> instead (e.g., Meld).
>   Is there an easy way to configure this? I did not notice any options
> for this under Tools / Options / Version Control.
>  You can configure external tools in Tools->Options->Environemnt
> ->External Tools, and also assign keyboard short cuts for
> launching them
> Note also that 2.7 will have an experimental diff viewer plugin
> and that the plan is to fully integrate that with the other
> plugins in the 2.8 cycle.
> Andre'
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