oxygen.exe or diffFiles.exe parameters for file comparison

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daliboris
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oxygen.exe or diffFiles.exe parameters for file comparison

Post by daliboris » Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:15 pm

Hello,
is it possible to set parameters to oxygen.exe (or oxygen.bat) or diffFiles.exe file, that will cause the same window with Diff Files program to open and show differences between two files?

I run diffFiles.exe from external application with path to compared files separated by space as a parameter (diffFiles.exe D:\test1.xml D:\test2.xml), which works fine. But each time I start this process, new instance of Diff Files application is created.

I want to find solution which works similar to oXygen Diff Directories: if I click on files to compare them, the same Diff Files' window receives focus and compared files are replaced by selected one.

Is this possible?

Thanks in advance

tavy
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Joined: Thu Jul 01, 2004 12:29 pm

Re: oxygen.exe or diffFiles.exe parameters for file comparison

Post by tavy » Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:57 am

Hello,

It is not possible to have a single instance for Diff Files or Diff Directories. We have an issue on our issue tracker regarding this. I will add your comment on the issue and I will increase its priority. We will notify you when this will be implemented.

Best Regards,
Octavian
Octavian Nadolu
<oXygen/> XML Editor
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