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2021b "Compare" tool now creates one window per file pair

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The new 2021b creates a new comparison window for each file pair, when the older version (e.g., 2021a) docked multiple comparisons into a single window, and then you could browse through them (much like you do with the Editor). Is there a way to dock all the comparisons into a single window, same as it used to be? Thanks!
edit: The help documentation says "When you perform a text comparison, a new window opens and displays the two files side by side." But the old version opened a new tab in a single Comparison window, and you then had the option to dock/undock each comparison. So, is there any way to get that old functionality back? Thanks!
Matt Marek
Matt Marek on 7 Jan 2022
Edited: Matt Marek on 7 Jan 2022
Further comment... Many programmers (myself among them) "live" inside the comparison tool and source control generally. Removing and damaging functionality (as happened in 2021b) deals a real blow to our productivity.
David De Lorenzo
David De Lorenzo on 7 Jan 2022
Just a note, there is a useOldTextDiff.p file that restores the previous functionality -- you'd have to contact support to see whether it's still available. You might try Brian Cianciola. Dave.

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Anshika Chaurasia
Anshika Chaurasia on 8 Oct 2021
Currently there is no current way to get this functionality in MATLAB R2021b. I have brought this issue to the notice of the concerned people and it might be considered for a future release.
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David De Lorenzo
David De Lorenzo on 8 Oct 2021
Hi Anshika,
Thanks for your quick response! I also communicated with Brian Cianciola in the MathWorks Technical Support Department, so you might touch base with him as well.
Best regards,

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