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Now that I can turn off the annoying Reload popups, I would like a quick way to manually reload the file I am working on in NotePad++ via the keyboard. Looking at the File menu, Reload from Disk does not have a shortcut. Is there a hidden shortcut that you know of or someway to map one built-in?

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You can use the Shortcut Mapper under the Settings menu to assign a shortcut for this.

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thanks. –  akf Sep 2 '09 at 20:26
  1. Go to Settings>Shortcut mapper.
  2. Select the first tab (main menu)
  3. Find the "reload from disk" option (No. 3).
  4. Put an unused shortcut.
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Thanks Konerak.. I was really stupid asking this silly question. i should have checked the notepad++ ui first before asking this. Anyways.. Thanks again. –  Atul May 11 '10 at 9:20
    
We all have one of those days once in a while :) –  Konerak May 11 '10 at 9:24
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I thought it was a good question. Questions with simple answers are not necessarily stupid. –  user12816 Oct 1 '11 at 19:45

While above answers are not wrong, It is already built-in : AltF then L

Or "File >> Reload from Disk".

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+1, This should be the accepted answer. –  Pacerier Oct 14 at 8:01
    
I accept, but this is pretty much any windows user can do.. but setting a dedicated shortcut is advantageous as we don't need to wait for menu to popup after ALT+F.. –  Anvesh Yalamarthy Oct 30 at 10:17

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