[jsword-devel] Parallel View with Differences

Martin Gruner mg.pub at gmx.net
Fri May 25 09:39:53 MST 2007

Hi DM,

I'm highly interested in your code for the diff display. If possible, I'd like 
to integrate this into BT as well.


Am Donnerstag, 24. Mai 2007 schrieb DM Smith:
> (cross-posting to sword-devel for their feedback, too)
> I have just committed a first pass at adding a comparison parallel view
> to JSword.
> (I ported JavaScript code from Neil Fraser into Java. It is also
> available from him in Python. I don't think it would be too hard to port
> my code to C++, if anyone is interested.)
> Right now the showing of parallel texts and diffs is hard coded into the
> code, but will change by release time, giving the user full control.
> Here is how it works today in BibleDesktop:
> If you select a Bible that is not your default Bible, you get parallel
> view. If it is they are also same language, then you will see an additional
> column between the two, showing the differences.
> I'd like to get your feedback. Especially on how to allow the user to
> choose to show the diff column or not.
> Here is what it looks like: (ESV is my default Bible and I am showing
> the NASB [which I am working on for Lockman Publishing])
> A parallel view with differences between versions

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