Code Compare is smoothly integrated into Microsoft Visual Studio 2015, 2017, 2019 (except the Express editions).
The main advantage brought by this integration is enhanced usage of the Visual Studio editor. When you use Code Compare as a Visual Studio add-in, syntax highlighting is implemented by Visual Studio.
There are several ways to start comparison in Code Compare Visual Studio add-in:
Code Compare adds the following dynamic toolbars that are displayed only when a file of folder comparison is opened to Visual Studio:
Code Compare adds the following dynamic menus that are displayed only when a file of folder comparison is opened to Visual Studio:
This menu contains commands for comparison customization.
This menu allows you to navigate between changes and add them to the required document taking part in the comparison.
This menu allows you to customize the display of comparison panes.