[p4] Getting more context from "p4 changes"

Robert Cowham robert at vaccaperna.co.uk
Mon Aug 6 00:19:02 PDT 2007

I am sure you are aware, but I use "grep -3" (or some other integer) to get
a window.

A feature that isn't at all obvious is that in any dialog box in p4win
(including say file history), Ctrl+F allows searching of all text in the

> Is there any way to get p4 changes to print out more than 
> just the first 30 characters of the description, but still in 
> the single-line format?  I know about the -l and -L options, 
> but the single line format is easier to grep (or scan 
> visually in a wide window).

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