This isn't something that we can support today, since the diff viewer
expects the diff is going to reference a text-based file it can pull from
the repository and patch against.
You can always upload the text file itself as a file attachment, but it's
not ideal for your case, I imagine.
We are planning on some fancier diff support in probably Review Board 3.5
(3.0 is the upcoming release) that would allow us to do smarter things in
the diff viewer for non-text files, and having Power Pack take advantage of
that to do some better visualization of Office-based files.
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On Fri, Apr 15, 2016 at 2:51 PM, Dunnigan, Terrence J <
> Is it possible to configure Review Board to display diffs via the diff
> viewer for text-like binary files (e.g. MS Office files)?
> I ask because Git for Windows includes scripts to convert binary Word
> files to text in order to perform a diff. So when we run RB Tools on
> Windows, it will generate a valid diff file when diffing two Word
> documents. But when we upload the diff to Review Board 1.7.27, we get
> errors because git on linux doesn’t appear to have those same scripts.
> Has anyone else encountered or resolved this issue?
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