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i.e. todo.txt, medical.txt, etc.

I looked at XML files in C:\Program Files\Notepad++, but to no avail.

Notepad++ image

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I have the same question. I have the portable app Notepad++. – Nicolas Barbulesco Apr 6 at 11:44
up vote 7 down vote accepted

or perhaps


By the way, if you want to know how I found this out, I fired up Sysinternals ProcMon, set a filter on the ProcessName field to "notepad++.exe", closed Notepad++ and then ProcMon showed me which files had been accessed when I closed it.

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Beat you to it by 7 seconds :P – BloodPhilia Jan 31 '11 at 23:30
Did I see you ninja-deleting an answer? :) – Ciaran Jan 31 '11 at 23:43
Well, if BloodPhilia really was first, I'll have to mark him as the answer. – JohnB Jan 31 '11 at 23:45
Check out my super educational edit! – Ciaran Jan 31 '11 at 23:47
On Windows XP, this is %APPDATA%\Notepad++\session.xml – rds Oct 29 '12 at 11:57

This location should work regardless of username or Windows version:

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It's in C:\Users\<USER>\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++\session.xml

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I do not have "C:\Users". – Nicolas Barbulesco Apr 6 at 11:47

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