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Feature Request: Increase Unified Diff Width to 120+ Characters

The most common character counts to wrap code at are 60 and 120 (obviously there are others, but these are far and away the most common). 

 

The Github unified diff (at regular zoom with all the standard github.com font styling) is just a little under 120 characters (115ish).

 

As a user reading a unified diff, I have to constantly scroll back-and-forth to read diffs for code wrapped at 120 characters. This can give a sense of sea sickness/vertigo, plus it's just plain inconvenient.

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Re: Feature Request: Increase Unified Diff Width to 120+ Characters

Hi @kellenlask,

Thanks for this feedback! We're always working to improve GitHub and the GitHub Community Forum, and we consider every suggestion we receive. I've logged your feature request in our internal feature request list. Though I can't guarantee anything or share a timeline for this, I can tell you that it's been shared with the appropriate teams for consideration.

Cheers!