Highlight Git Merge Conflict Messages with iTerm Triggers

Artem Sapegin
InstructorArtem Sapegin
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Published 6 years ago
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When you merge code in Git using a command line, it’s easy to miss merge conflicts. iTerm has a feature, named triggers, that may help.

Regular expression I’m using to match conflicts in Git merge results: CONFLICT \([^)]*\).

Instructor: [00:00] Open item preferences, select profiles tab, select your profile, and in advanced tab, click edit button in the trigger section. Click plus button, depth irregular expression that will match conflicts and git merge results.

[00:16] Select highlight text in the action column, and select a bright color that will be visible in your screen, for example, orange. Close item settings, and now, merge conflicts are highlighted in your terminal.

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