Quick File Compare tool (vim)

Yesterday, one of my developer modified huge script file but he used old version to modify. It was uphill task to understand the changes and correct it.
I am not keen on any installations or add-in… vim (one of my favorite Linux editor, http://www.vim.org/) helped to find the differences so I can fix it manually.

Steps to compare:
• Open first file with VIM
• Open Split Diff with… and open second file (File -> Split Diff with…)
• Select second file to compare and open
• See the difference in Read-Only format

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