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 WDIFF(1)                        wdiff 1.2.1                        WDIFF(1)
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 NAME
      wdiff - display word differences between text files

 SYNOPSIS
      wdiff [OPTION]... FILE1 FILE2
      wdiff -d [OPTION]... [FILE]

 DESCRIPTION
      wdiff - Compares words in two files and report differences.

      Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options
      too.

      -C, --copyright
           display copyright then exit

      -1, --no-deleted
           inhibit output of deleted words

      -2, --no-inserted
           inhibit output of inserted words

      -3, --no-common
           inhibit output of common words

      -a, --auto-pager
           automatically calls a pager

      -d, --diff-input
           use single unified diff as input

      -h, --help
           display this help then exit

      -i, --ignore-case
           fold character case while comparing

      -l, --less-mode
           variation of printer mode for "less"

      -n, --avoid-wraps
           do not extend fields through newlines

      -p, --printer
           overstrike as for printers

      -s, --statistics
           say how many words deleted, inserted etc.




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      -t, --terminal
           use termcap as for terminal displays

      -v, --version
           display program version then exit

      -w, --start-delete=STRING
           string to mark beginning of delete region

      -x, --end-delete=STRING
           string to mark end of delete region

      -y, --start-insert=STRING
           string to mark beginning of insert region

      -z, --end-insert=STRING
           string to mark end of insert region

 COMPATIBILITY
      Some options that used to provide some unique functionality are no
      longer recommended, but still recognized for the sake of backwards
      compatibility.

      -K, --no-init-term
           Now synonymous to --terminal, which never initializes the
           terminal.

 AUTHOR
      Written by Franc,ois Pinard <pinard@iro.umontreal.ca>.

 REPORTING BUGS
      Report bugs to <wdiff-bugs@gnu.org>.

 COPYRIGHT
      Copyright c 1992, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 Free
      Software Foundation, Inc.
      This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There
      is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A
      PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

 SEE ALSO
      The full documentation for wdiff is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
      If the info and wdiff programs are properly installed at your site,
      the command

           info wdiff

      should give you access to the complete manual.




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