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Using files

You can navigate and track changes in the code in your files.
  • Navigating code on GitHub

    You can understand the relationships within and across repositories by navigating code directly in GitHub.

  • Viewing a file

    You can view raw file content or trace changes to lines in a file and discover how parts of the file evolved over time.

  • Getting permanent links to files

    When viewing a file on GitHub.com, you can press the "y" key to update the URL to a permalink to the exact version of the file you see.

  • Working with non-code files

    GitHub supports rendering and diffing in a number of non-code file formats.