In SourceTree, when highlighting a changed file in preparation for a commit, there is a diff displayed in a neighboring pane. In that pane I can stage individual hunks or even individual lines.
However, sometimes the diff engine does a poor job of aligning changes between the last commit and the working directory. So if I attempt to stage/unstage specific lines, they may end up in the wrong place.
Is there a way to set a better diff algorithm?
Regardless of the algorithm, is there a way to manually set which lines correspond to each other, so the diff is more accurate - and allows me to safely separate two (or more) changes into separate commits?
We created the Atlassian Authors program in 2019 to give more Community members the permissions to write Articles, along with the inspiration and tools to help them succeed. Since then, the program...
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!Find an event
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!
Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.Host an event
You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events