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By default not all diff/merge tools properly understand the value of changes to C# XML comments that document things like method parameters, return values, and exceptions. Instead they can treat these as “unimportant” changes, which can mean that the valuable time you spent to leave notes for yourself or others for later will accidentally get discarded during a merge operation. Here’s how you can change Beyond Compare 2.X to show these as important changes, such that you don’t accidentally discard them while doing a manual merge:
Open the File Comparison Rules in the options for Beyond Compare after opening a diff/merge and view the options for C/C++/C#. It will look like this by default:
Delete the top box’s rule for “Text from // to end of line”.
Add a new unimportant text rule using regular expression like so:
Add a new String Literal like so — which represents the beginning of a code documentation comment line:
It should now look like: