Options for external programs.
Dynamsoft SourceAnywhere Hosted can be configured with the viewing/editing application of the user's choice. The View and Edit commands will automatically open files using the utility configured here. If this box is left blank, Dynamsoft SourceAnywhere Hosted will open files with their associated Windows application.
Arguments for viewing and editing
This option allows you to specify the arguments to supply to the viewing/editing application when the application is invoked. The following macro is available (the macros are case-sensitive):
For example, to invoke Ultraedit to edit or view a file, an entry for this field that is appropriate for Ultraedit is:
%FILE% /r /3/1
%FILE% represents the path of the file, /r represents it open the file in read-only mode, /3/1 represents the cursor is located in the 3th row and 1st line when the file is open.
Note: "%FILE%" is requested to represent the path of the file according to the requirement of some applications. The arguments for the external application should conform to its given syntactic regulation.
This option is used to specify an external application for visual diff/merge on files or directories. Dynamsoft SourceAnywhere Hosted Diff/Merge tool MergeHero is configured by default.
Note: If MergeHero is configured, the following arguments items will be invalid.
Arguments for diff files
This option allows you to specify the arguments to supply to the diff tool for files diff when the diff tool is invoked. The following macros are available (the macros are case-sensitive):
For example, to invoke windiff to compare two files from command line, the
command is as follows:
Windiff path_to_first_file path_to_second_file
So, the entry for this field that is appropriate for the external diff tool Windiff is:
Arguments for three-way merge:
This option allows you to specify the arguments to supply to the merge tool for three-way merge when the merge tool is invoked. The following macros are available (the macros are case-sensitive):