Data on file showing as number in Winmerge

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Data on file showing as number in Winmerge

Postby processbuilder » Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:56 pm

Hi all,
I tried to compare two file in winmerge but I noticed when i uploaded the 2 files, they both show as numbers

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How can change this settings to show as texts

Thanks
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Re: Data on file showing as number in Winmerge

Postby Paul1962 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:01 am

You are probably comparing binary files. Because binary files look like numbers (hex code). Try comparing two text files.
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