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VIMDIFF(1)		    General Commands Manual		    VIMDIFF(1)

       vimdiff	-  edit	 between two and eight versions of a file with Vim and
       show differences

       vimdiff [options]  file1	 file2	[file3	[file4	[file5	[file6	[file7


       Vimdiff	starts	Vim  on two up to eight files.	Each file gets its own
       window.	The differences between the files are highlighted.  This is  a
       nice  way  to  inspect  changes and to move changes from one version to
       another version of the same file.

       See vim(1) for details about Vim itself.

       When started as gvimdiff the GUI will be started, if available.

       In each window the 'diff' option will be set, which causes the  differ-
       ences to be highlighted.
       The 'wrap' and 'scrollbind' options are set to make the text look good.
       The  'foldmethod'  option  is set to "diff", which puts ranges of lines
       without changes in a fold.  'foldcolumn' is set to two to make it  easy
       to spot the folds and open or close them.

       Vertical	 splits	 are  used to align the lines, as if the "-O" argument
       was used.  To use horizontal splits instead, use the "-o" argument.

       For all other arguments see vim(1).


       Most of Vim was made by Bram Moolenaar, with a lot of help from others.
       See ":help credits" in Vim.

				 2001 March 30			    VIMDIFF(1)