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Is there a more usable way to see diff info *and* full source in a pull request?

\[Bitbucket 4.12.1]

When doing reviews of code that's new to me I can see the diff in a pull request.
I also can click the 'View full source' icon, but that view does not contain the diff info.

At last I can keep clicking the grey 'hidden context' areas to reveal more parts of the source code, until I can see the full source with the pull-requests diff. – But that is not a workable solution for daily business.

Is there a way to achieve the 'full source + \[unified] diff' view from the pull request's diff view in < 50 clicks?

 

If not - is there already a feature request ticket? (Maybe even one that I can vote on?)

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You can Cmd/Ctrl + Click on the hidden context area to fully expand it. 

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Hi Simon,

I think you might be looking for the side-by-side diff option. That will show the full source and the unified diffs from both sides of the diff.

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You are right that this is an option to have full context + full diff, that I did not mention in my question. Thanks for that.

However it has the drawback of wasting 50% of screen estate available to source code which – upon trying -- I consider a serious drawback. (Even your screenshot is sort of a nice illustration of that.)

Fair point about side-by-side diff using a lot of the screen; I tend to collapse the file tree on the left to get more diff on my screen and then use 'j' and 'k' to iterate over files.

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