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Combining this with a note from the
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[http://vimdoc.sourceforge.net/htmldoc/diff.html generic vim help], this can be
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done in .vimrc using
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<code>
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if &diff
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set diffopt+=iwhite
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else
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" setup for non-diff mode
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endif
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</code>

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created 2006 · complexity basic · author vagusri · version 5.7


I had been searching for a way to ignore white spaces while using vimdiff. Unfortunately, vimdiff -h yields the generic Vim help. I finally found that including the following line in vimrc solves the problem.

set diffopt+=iwhite

From the command line:

vimdiff -c 'set diffopt+=iwhite' ...

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Combining this with a note from the generic vim help, this can be done in .vimrc using if &diff

   set diffopt+=iwhite

else

   " setup for non-diff mode

endif

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