In the center of the window is a 2 column listing of the files and sub-folders
that are present in the 2 folders being compared.
This is a recursive listing; all sub-folders are completely expanded.
Lines are colored and an icon is attached to each line based upon the status of
the files or sub-folders on the line. In the following example, the files
different and the file
version.h only exists in the
The status bar contains a summary of the 2 folders. This is independent of the various show/hide settings.
From left to right the fields are the sum of the number of:
- Files: equal equivalent quickmatch different peerless
- Folders: pairs peerless
- Shortcuts: equal different peerless (Windows only)
- Symlinks: equal different peerless (Linux/Mac only)
Using The Mouse
On rows with a pair of files or folders, double-clicking will open a new DiffMerge file or folder window on the pair.
On rows with a single or pair of shortcuts, double-clicking will open a dialog showing information about the shortcut(s). (Windows only)
On rows with a single or pair of symlinks, double-clicking will open a dialog showing information about the symlink(s). (Linux/Mac only)
Right-clicking on a row will raise a context menu with additional commands.