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Copilot Lvl 2
Message 1 of 21

Feature request: option to always hide whitespace changes when viewing diffs

As a user who never cares about seeing whitespace changes, I want to set a option somewhere (on my account?, a repo?, an org?) that stores this setting for use everywhere applicable, so that I don't need open a popout form, check a box, and click a button every single time I view a diff.

 

Right now, every time I view a diff, I need to go into "Diff settings", "Hide whitespace changes", and then "Apply and reload". This setting does not stick between sessions, pages, or even views of the same diff: simply refreshing the page will show me whitespace changes again!

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Community Manager
Message 2 of 21

Re: Feature request: option to always hide whitespace changes when viewing diffs

Thanks for the feedback! I've taken your suggestion and passed it along to the appropriate teams. Thanks again for reaching out 😀 and our apologies for the delayed response.


Best,
AndreaG

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Ground Controller Lvl 1
Message 3 of 21

Re: Feature request: option to always hide whitespace changes when viewing diffs

Where can we track this feature request?

Ground Controller Lvl 1
Message 4 of 21

Re: Feature request: option to always hide whitespace changes when viewing diffs

+1 for both the feature request and wondering where to track it

Ground Controller Lvl 1
Message 5 of 21

Re: Feature request: option to always hide whitespace changes when viewing diffs

@AndreaGriffiths11Do you have an update for us?

Ground Controller Lvl 1
Message 6 of 21

Re: Feature request: option to always hide whitespace changes when viewing diffs

Any update on this? Whitespace is so insignificant in everything I do. If you re-indent a bunch of code but only make one small change you get this huge pink blob that makes it look like you make 1000 changes. I would really love an option to make this permanent.

Ground Controller Lvl 2
Message 7 of 21

Re: Feature request: option to always hide whitespace changes when viewing diffs

@AndreaGriffiths11 Can you give us an update, did the team consider adding this as a feature?  Thanks!

Copilot Lvl 2
Message 8 of 21

Re: Feature request: option to always hide whitespace changes when viewing diffs

+1 would like to know where I can track the progress of this important, no-brainer feature request.

Ground Controller Lvl 1
Message 9 of 21

Re: Feature request: option to always hide whitespace changes when viewing diffs

Updates about this? <3

Ground Controller Lvl 2
Message 10 of 21

Re: Feature request: option to always hide whitespace changes when viewing diffs

vote for 2020 implementation