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Learning Perforce SCM by Robert Cowham, Neal Ralph Firth

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Showing differences between file revisions

The easiest way to compare two revisions of a file is to drag-and-drop one revision onto another from the History tab for a file, as shown here:

Showing differences between file revisions

In the preceding example, I have clicked on revision 75 of the file RELNOTES and am about to drop it on to revision 77.

If I complete the drop, then P4V runs the diff tool P4Merge on those 2 revisions.

The P4V diff tool – P4Merge

This is the built-in diff tool which is installed with P4V. Following on from the previous section we can see an example diff:

The P4V diff tool – P4Merge

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