Ignore white space while Notepad++ compare two files


In this article, we will take a look at how to ignore white space while comparing two files line-by-line in Notepad++,

  1. Open both files or tabs that you want to compare,
  2. Be on the first file/tab and set it as first file by going to Plugins -> Compare -> Set as first Compare
  3. Now go to the second file/tab and Plugins -> Compare -> Compare (or press Control + Alt + C)
  4. The files will be displayed side-by-side

To ignore white space while comparing two files go to Menu: Plugins -> Plugins -> Ignore Spaces

Notepad++ Compare Ignore Spaces
Notepad++ Compare Ignore Spaces
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