/Diff

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Compares two files. The differences are displayed in a special Visual Studio window.

Syntax

devenv /Diff SourceFile, TargetFile, [SourceDisplayName],[TargetDisplayName]  

Arguments

SourceFile
Required. The full path and name of the first file to be compared.

TargetFile
Required. The full path and name of the second file to be compared

SourceDisplayName
Optional. The display name of the first file.

TargetDisplayName
Optional. The display name of the second file.