October 05, 2001 by Bill Ritcher
Guiffy is a visual source file/folder, compare/merge, utility/component. Guiffy features 2-way interactive and 3-way smart, "SureMerge", interfaces. Merge interfaces support Editing during the merge and Undo. Compare/Merge views can be split vertical or horizontal with synchronized scrolling. Fonts and colors choices allow each user to create a personal style. Powerful compare options include: View only the differences, differences within N lines of context, ignore case, ignore whitespace, and ignore columns x-y. Comes with builtin UNICODE support plus, a command line interface for CM/SCM integrations. HTML-based JavaHelp includes Table of Contents, Index, and Search engine navigation. Compare results can be saved as text, as an "RCS diff", or stylized HTML. Spanish and German user interface translations are provided.
Guiffy 2.0 enhancements include:
New eCS installer which supports Java 1.1.8/Swing1.1 or the new 1.3.0 JRE environment guffy.inside API package to build compare/merging into your application Folder Compare graphical Tree views with clickon file compare Folder Compare options to ignore dates and sizes and a quick byte-by-byte files match verifier.