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Wrapper around latexdiff to make citations diff properly

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What is latexdiffcite?

latexdiffcite is a wrapper around latexdiff to make citations diff properly:

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latexdiffcite is a wrapper around latexdiff which, before calling latexdiff, replaces (in temporary files!) citation commands such as \cite{...} with written-out formatted references. It does this by looking up references in a corresponding .bib file or .bbl file and formatting them according to a user-specifiable configuration. latexdiff will then properly mark changes in the citations. The citation format can be heavily customized to match what you are already getting from LaTeX/BibTeX.

Quick start

latexdiff is required, but you of course already have that installed and working, right? :-)

Install with pip:

pip install latexdiffcite

To compare two .tex files on disk, use the file subcommand like this:

latexdiffcite file FILE_OLD FILE_NEW

To compare two revisions (commit hash, tag, branch, etc.) of a .tex file in a git repository, use the git subcommand like this:

latexdiffcite git FILE REV_OLD [REV_NEW] [FILE_NEW]
  • REV_OLD and REV_NEW can be commit hashes, tags, branches, etc.
  • REV_NEW is optional, and defaults to HEAD (the latest committed version).
  • FILE_NEW is optional, and is used when the new filename/path is different than the old

Documentation

For customization and advanced usage, see latexdiffcite.readthedocs.org.

Changelog

1.0.6 (2017-02-26)

  • Fix bug where temp files has not finished writing before calling latexdiff

1.0.5 (2017-02-21)

  • Fix crash when LaTeX commands were used in pre-notes and post-notes

1.0.4 (2015-06-08)

  • Minor readme/doc changes

1.0.0 (2015-06-08)

  • First release on PyPI.

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