Better visualization of diffs with long lines

Bug #523006 reported by David Coles
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #417116: qdiff: Option to word wrap. Edit Remove
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Bug Description

It would be a nice feature, particularly when working with people who don't break lines at ~80 columns, to allow diffs to be displayed with line wrapping. The Python standard library's difflib.HtmlDiff has a nice wrapcolumn property which does this reasonably for a fixed column width, but it might be nice to have this dependent on the window size.

At present a file with very long lines will result in one huge scrolling line that can be near unreadable, especially when there is only a small (possibly one word) change in the line.

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Ian Clatworthy (ian-clatworthy) wrote :

Thanks for the bug report David. I'll move this to the QBzr project because it's the qdiff dialog that your suggestion applies to.

affects: bzr-explorer → qbzr
Changed in qbzr:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Confirmed
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