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Re: Differences with side-by-side modification

From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: Re: Differences with side-by-side modification
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 12:18:22 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

tolugboji <> writes:

> Got confused on what to do because the window seemed to recognise the mouse
> over options, but pressing mouse button did nothing.

Note that by default Ediff uses a standalone control frame (which means
"window" in the outside world) and that frame should be selected to
enter the control commands.  Dunno if that is related to your

Anyway, it's possible to edit the currently Ediffed buffers.  You can,
for example, copy regions from one side to the other.  The quick help
(key: ?) is your friend.  ? typed a second time removes the quick help.

It's also possible to edit the buffers manually while they are Ediffed.
You then hit ! to refresh the diff highlighting.  h to toggle the
highlighting if it distracts while editing.


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