> > Using WinMerge 1.7.1 I can compare two text files without a problem.
> > Using WinMerge 2.0 trying to compare the same two text files an message
> > is displayed saying that it can't compare binary files. I can't figure
> > out what's causing this so have had to switch back to 1.7.1. What is
> > the cause of this message?
>the most propable reason is that file(s) contain some non-printable
>ascii characters. And WinMerge then detects file(s) as binary files.
>This detection changed between 1.7.1 and 2.0.
Perhaps an RFE for some type of override mechanism might be appropriate ?
Eg, in the most simplistic, shift-double-click on binary files to force
to bring them up in the editor (with the read-only flags set, as we have
capability in the cvs trunk now, I believe).
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