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Tools Options dialog

Dialog Box Options

External text editor
  • Command
    Specify an editor to be spawned for text files by the View/Edit File option. To browse for the editor's executable file, use the button with three dots on the right of the Command text box.

  • Arguments
    Specify the command-line arguments to be utilized when spawning a file. The following internal ExamDiff Pro variables can be used to construct arguments (by clicking on the button with triangle):

    • File path surrounded by quotation marks
      Name of the file in the active pane surrounded by quotation marks.

    • File path without quotation marks
      Name of the file in the active pane.

    • Current different line
      Line number of the first line in the current difference.

    • Caret line
      Line number of the caret in the active pane.

    • Caret column
      Column number of the caret in the active pane.
External binary editor
  • Command
    Specify an editor to be spawned for binary files by the View/Edit File option. To browse for the editor's executable file, use the button with three dots on the right of the text box.

  • Arguments
    Specify the command-line arguments to be utilized when spawning a file. The following internal ExamDiff Pro variables can be used to construct arguments (by clicking on the button with triangle):

    • File path surrounded by quotation marks
      Name of the file in the active pane surrounded by quotation marks.

    • File path without quotation marks
      Name of the file in the active pane.

    • Caret offset
      Binary address of the caret in the active pane.

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