Word-by-word diff highlighting.

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Git diff, word-colored

Default git

The default git diff is rather lackluster since it only displays which lines changed, not how they changed:


Software updates too often cause things to break. This time the LaTeX package tabu is the thing that broke.

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LaTeX errors being unhelpful

Unfortunately, things are grim. The package is entirely unmaintained (since 2011) so nobody is out there working on a fix.

Max Smolin

Programming Languages, Tools, and Theory; Education, Types, ML, Math, and Games

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