Can't get WinMerge to start within FreeCommander XE2017 Build 762 64bit

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Gerhard272
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Can't get WinMerge to start within FreeCommander XE2017 Build 762 64bit

#1 Post by Gerhard272 » 02.11.2017, 15:33

Hi,

i will compare 2 textfiles. Therefore i've downloaded the latest WINMERGE-Version (0.2011.007.444, 64bit). After that, i've configured in the settings (Programs, Compare Files) Winmerge as following: C:\Program Files\WinMerge\WinMergeU.exe /e %FileCompare1% %FileCompare2%. When i try to compare now 2 files, (i'll mark the 2 files in seperate tabs), all i'll get is the following error (in german): "Bitte ein Programm definieren: Einstellungen -> Programme -> Dateien vergleichen" (english translateion: "Please define a program: settings -> Programms -> Compare files").

My System: Windows 7 64bit, FreeCommander XE2017 Build 762 64bit, WinMerge 0.2011.007.444, 64bit

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Re: Can't get WinMerge to start within FreeCommander XE2017 Build 762 64bit

#2 Post by Timon » 02.11.2017, 16:52

Select checkbox in 'Filter' field to activate WinMerge use
Set app extension, for example *.rtf;*.docx;*.docm;*.xlsx;*.xlsm;*.pptx;*.pptm;*.doc;*.xls;*.ppt;*.sxw;*.sxc;*.sxi;*.sxd;*.odt;*.ods;*.odp;*.odg;*.wj2;*.wj3;*.wk3;*.wk4;*.123;*.wri;*.pdf;*.mht;*.eml;*.dll;*.exe
or set * for all types of extensions
Program:
C:\Program Files\WinMerge\WinMergeU.exe
Parameters:
%FileCompare1% %FileCompare2%

Works for me without any problems

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