Using Beyond Compare with EditPlus

You can configure the popular EditPlus text editor to send a pair of open files to Beyond Compare for comparison:

  1. In EditPlus, select Tools | Configure User Tools.
  2. Click Add Tool >> and select Program.
  3. Name the Tool "Beyond Compare".
  4. In the Command field, enter the path to Beyond Compare.  For example:
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Beyond Compare 4\BCompare.exe
  5. For Argument, enter:  $(WindowList)
  6. Click OK to close the dialog.

Then, whenever you want to compare files from EditPlus, select Tools | Beyond Compare from the menu.  Select any two files from the Select File dialog and click OK to open them in Beyond Compare.

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