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I remember doing this a long time ago and have forgotten how I had done it. I like to do this when I have long html or php files to edit and I need part of the code from further down the file in a place nearer to the top, or when I want to compare different parts of the same file.

There was a way to do this without opening two instances of Notepad++ and when I clicked on save, it made the saved changes in both instances of the opened file (whereas if I have 2 Windows of Notepad++ opened simultaneously, it will prompt me to either update or not update the second opened instance if the first one was saved midway.)

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marked as duplicate by fixer1234, AdamV, mdpc, Excellll, nc4pk Dec 10 '15 at 2:27

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View > Move/Clone Current Document > Clone to Other View

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thanks, that was what i was looking for – Qlidnaque Dec 31 '10 at 7:01
Similar and simpler method: Drag the tab, and drop it within the Notepad++ window, click "Clone to other View" in the menu shown – wilson Jan 4 '11 at 8:00
Also: Right click the tab > Clone to other View – wilson Jan 4 '11 at 8:05