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How to stop warning in Notepad ++ if file is modified from outside?

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Edited 54 minutes ago? – Murplyx Jun 3 '14 at 6:04
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Settings -> Preferences -> MISC. tab

In the section that says File Status Auto Detection make sure that Enable is unchecked

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@schöppi - give the OP a chance - there's a limit on how quickly you can accept an answer - I think it's 15 minutes - the question was only 7 minutes old when it was answered and 9 minutes old when the OP commented. – ChrisF Nov 2 '10 at 12:08

Settings → Preferences → Misc. → Uncheck Enable under File Status Auto-Detection

Also, as Jet pointed out, you can also have 'Update silently' checked if you want it to auto-update the file.

Uncheck 'Enable' to disable update detection or check both 'Enable' and 'Update silently' to automatically update once a change is made.

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Or check "Update Silently" if you want to update it automatically. – Jet Jun 1 '14 at 19:25
Thanks, I put it on silent. – Murplyx Jun 2 '14 at 13:54
Where... where do I send this beer I bought for you? – corsiKa Jun 2 '14 at 21:42
If you live somewhere where DST/summer time is used, it is incredibly important to do this for the transition days if you have multiple files open in N++. That will be all. – Tortoise Jun 3 '14 at 2:56
Or, came a few years too late (Like this comment here) – BillyNair Feb 18 at 19:00

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