SourceTree diff between two commits

I am a newbie using Git and SourceTree. I would like to understand how can I use SourceTree to view differences between two different commits. The two commits can be on the same branch or on different branches.

Also explanation of diff parent vs diff merge in the diff view.

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Here is a much better solution :

From the "Log / History" tab, select the two commits ( Ctrl + left click ) and will siply display the diff

 

Hope that helps

Legend, so simple

Diff vs parent: the diff with the previous commit in the same (HEAD) branch

Diff vs merged: the diff with the previous commit in the other (merged) branch

Where is the option in SourceTree? I hightlighted two separate commit and I don't see any option to do that. Thanks.

I have the same question!

1. From one commit, right-click the other commit and select Merge... 2. Untick "Commit merged changed immediately". 3. Compare using Diff vs parent and Diff vs merged. 4. When you are happy, right-click on "Working Copy", select Reset..., select Reset All, click Reset All

Diff vs parent and Diff vs merged are available after a Merge, when selecting a file and clicking the "settings-like" button which is right from the search bar on top right of the diff.

Diff vs parent and Diff vs merged are available after a Merge, when selecting a file and clicking the "settings-like" button which is right from the search bar on top right of the diff.

thanks a lot for your answer But I think it should be easier and less risky than this simply selecting the 2 commits right clicking and Diff or something!

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