Downloads of v 2.0.0:


Last Update:

29 Aug 2014

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Laurent Kempé


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Git Diff Margin for Visual Studio 2013

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2.0.0 | Updated: 29 Aug 2014



Downloads of v 2.0.0:



Software Author(s):

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Git Diff Margin for Visual Studio 2013 2.0.0

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This Package Contains an Exempted Check

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Unknown

Verification Testing Exemption:

Requires Visual Studio.


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files


To install Git Diff Margin for Visual Studio 2013, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Git Diff Margin for Visual Studio 2013, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Git Diff Margin for Visual Studio 2013, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade gitdiffmargin.vs2013 -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade gitdiffmargin.vs2013 -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure gitdiffmargin.vs2013 installed
    name: gitdiffmargin.vs2013
    state: present
    version: 2.0.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'gitdiffmargin.vs2013' do
  action    :install
  version  '2.0.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: gitdiffmargin.vs2013,
    Version: 2.0.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller gitdiffmargin.vs2013
   Name     = 'gitdiffmargin.vs2013'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2.0.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'gitdiffmargin.vs2013':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2.0.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install gitdiffmargin.vs2013 version="2.0.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 22 Jan 2016.


Git Diff Margin displays live changes of the currently edited file on Visual Studio 2013 margin and scroll bar

  • Quickly view all current file changes on Left margin Scroll Bars in map and bar mode with and without source overview
  • blue rectangle for modifications
  • green rectangles for new lines
  • red triangles for deletions
  • all colors configurable through Visual Studio Fonts and Colors options
  • Undo the change
  • Copy the old code into the clipboard
  • Copy a part of the old code by selecting it in the popup
  • Show the diff in configured Git external diff tool
  • Navigate to previous/next change on the file
  • Support Visual Studio 2013 Dark, Light and Blue Theme
  • Support zoom

try {
  $package = 'GitDiffMargin.vs2013'

  $params = @{
    PackageName = $package;
    VsixUrl = '';
    VsVersion = 12; # VS 2013

  Install-ChocolateyVsixPackage @params

  Write-ChocolateySuccess $package
} catch {
  Write-ChocolateyFailure $package "$($_.Exception.Message)"

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

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