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How can I make the 3rd (merge preview) pane in TortoiseMerge bigger? Right now it shows 2 lines.

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DaveParillo is right the line diff bar only shows two lines and can't be changed. I must have been think of a different merge app. – NitroxDM Apr 10 '10 at 17:31
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If you look at the window you should see a dividing line that cuts across the window, just above the merge pane. In the example below, it's just above the text Merged - Schiller's Glocke.


Position your cursor over the dividing bar and drag it up. You should expose more merged lines at the expense of the diffs.

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No dice. I've tried to pull that dividing bar up and nothing. That is why I posted the question. ;) I know it sounds like a connection error between the chair and the keyboard. But really it will not budge. – NitroxDM Apr 10 '10 at 4:08
Are you actually in the 3 pane view (shown above) or the 2 pane view? Sounds like maybe 2 pane view? – DaveParillo Apr 10 '10 at 4:40
The bottom pane when in 2 pane view is the line diff bar which shows the difference between a line in Theirs and a line in Mine. It can only be exactly 2 lines high. If you are looking at long lines, use Ctrl-wheel mouse to scroll horizontally. – DaveParillo Apr 10 '10 at 4:47

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