How can I display a diff for the actually selected file in magit-status? What can I do in

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do display a diff of build/conf/local.conf?

With the now deprecated git-status, I could run git-diff-file (=) to see quickly what has been changed (without visiting the buffer first or digging through the the complete list of unstaged changes).


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Type TAB.

Many sections in Magit can be expanded (and then again collapsed) by pressing TAB. Actually I was working on adding indicators to make that more obvious yesterday. Might try to finish that later today.

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