SourceTree: how to open/track VisualStudio *.sln files as text, not as binary file

SourceTree tracks VisualStudio *.sln files as binaries(?), thus it makes difficult to track changes/merge them

Is it possible to track them as text files?

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Mikael Sandberg Community Champion May 03, 2016

SourceTree is not the one tracking the file as binary, it is Git. When Git inspected the file it found characters that are not basic ascii characters so it thinks it is a binary file. You can use .gitattribute to change that, have a look at the documentation for Git Attributes

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