Jake Worth

Jake Worth

How to Ignore Whitespace in a GitHub Pull Request

Published: September 05, 2022 • Updated: January 04, 2023 2 min read

  • git

Reviewing a GitHub PR on that contains a lot of whitespace changes? Extra whitespace can make it challenging to evaluate the substance of a PR. It’s high on my list of things that should generally not be refactored.

Ignore whitespace by adding the query parameter ?w=1 to your diff URL.

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