Changes in nbdime


1.0.3 - 2018-10

  • Web: Fix issues with hiding unchanged cells. Make hiding unchanged cells configurable and on by default.
  • Options of the console printing can now be configured. Mainly the --no-color flag disables ANSI color escapes.
  • Web: Fixed MathJax math rendering.
  • Various other fixes and adjustments.

1.0.2 - 2018-08

  • Diff: Optimized diffing of large texts (e.g. big cells).
  • Config: Fixed several issues with the config system.
  • Lab extension: Updated to latest jupyterlab. All npm packages are now using ES6 features.
  • Web: Fixed keyboard tabbing / focusing issues.

1.0.1 - 2018-06

  • Web: Fix output rendering of outputs with a period in MIME type name.
  • Config: Add configuration option for front-end extensions.
  • Merging: Fix handling of corner case for inline merge strategy.
  • Various other fixes and adjustments.

1.0.0 - 2018-05

  • Added ability for git diff driver to integrate with git filters.
  • Improved/fixed merge resolution for similar cell insertions.
  • Added config system to allow for configuring the various entrypoints. Especially useful for customizing which keys to ignore when diffing.
  • Added control to web view of outputs to select which MIME type to render, and to enable trusting of outputs for full rendering.
  • Added jupyterlab extension. Frontend/server extensions are now enabled by default on installation.
  • Various fixes and adjustments.


0.4.1 - 2017-12

  • Fixed layout issue in web diff for cells added/removed/patched in the same location.
  • Dropped support for Python 3.3.
  • Ensure Ctrl+C will shut down the nbdime web server on Windows.
  • Ensure server extension works with 4.x version of notebook server.
  • Various fixes and adjustments.

0.4.0 - 2017-11

  • Fixed issues with the diff filtering options.
  • Added git diffdriver using web-diff.
  • Added mercurial integration code and entry points.
  • Added notebook extentions for integration into its web interface.
  • Changed layout for web diff such that chunks of added/removed cells or outputs are shown side-by-side. For small monitors, they will still be shown below each other.
  • In the web-diff, relative images in rendered markdown will now show a placeholder image instead of broken images.
  • Various fixes and performance improvements.


  • Handle git refs directly in nbdime, so you can nbdiff HEAD notebook.ipynb, etc. in git repos. This replaces the never-quite-working git difftool
  • Support filtering options on all entrypoints, e.g. nbdiff -s to only show diff of sources. See nbdiff -h for details
  • Fix MathJax CDN URL, now that has shutdown
  • Use jupyter-packaging to build javascript sources in
  • Various fixes and performance improvements


  • Support ip, base-url arguments to web entrypoints
  • Enable export of web diff to static HTML
  • Various fixes and improvements


0.1.2 - 2017-01

  • Fix inclusion of webapp sources in wheels

0.1.1 - 2017-01

  • Fix default location of --global git attributes file
  • Support --system argument for git configuration, allowing easy setup of nbdime system-wide
  • Render tracebacks and colors in stream output in web view
  • Render output as long as one MIME-type is safe in web view
  • Improve styling of web view
  • Fix a bug in inline-merge

0.1.0 - 2016-12

First release of nbdime!