Force opening file with SourceTree TextEditor

Hello, I have a internal software  producing file with  extension  (*.par)  , but inside it is a XML file.

SourceTree do not shows me the difference between commit.

Can I force sourcetree to  consider *.par like *.xml ? without changing the windows file extension association.

I still want  the file .par to be open with  my internal software when  i double click on it.
I managed to make a "custom action" to open it with Notepad++, but it does not shows ma the difference with the previous commit.

Thanks in advance.

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SourceTree does not decide whether to diff or not, it relies on Git to determine that. There are some solutions and specific causes for what you are seeing here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6855712/why-does-git-treat-this-text-file-as-a-binary-file

Thanks for the answer, it help me to look in the good direction to solve it .

cheers
fred

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