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Is there a way to disable hex mode? So that especially .txt files are always opened in ASCII (normal) view.

I already tried: {Menu Advanced, Configuration, File Handling, Unicode/UTF-8 Detection, Disable automatic detection of hex file format on reload} = yes.

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Try to create following macro: (Macro –> Edit Macro -> New Macro)

IfExtIs "txt"
InsertMode
ColumnModeOff
HexOff
EndIf

Where “txt” – file extension. Then save it and add to Macro -> Set auto load (Number of times to execute: 1,, and specify correct macro name and file that contains this macro)

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Thanks, i programmed this like you said ... if all files open in txt from now on, i'll know it worked! –  Relaxed1 Sep 29 at 14:47

According to the UltraEdit forums, it's not possible. The suggested solution to use a macro did not work for me.

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well had to try! thanks. –  Relaxed1 Jan 30 '12 at 7:39

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