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How can I hide left lines counting thing in Notepad++?

I can't find it in menu and can't google it. I don't like it.

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This option controls the visibility of line numbers: SettingsPreferencesEditing

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Ok. But why it is in the "editing" tab? I searched in General, Misc and View menu. – Qiao Jun 4 '12 at 12:27
@Qiao: Sorry, I don't know why it was put there. – Oliver Salzburg Jun 4 '12 at 12:28
settings ⇒ preferences ⇒ editing – Iain Jun 1 '15 at 12:21

If you have the Status Bar displayed when your doc is open, select the View tab and uncheck Line Numbers and the numbers should no longer display. Short cut would be to click on your doc, then hold Ctrl - Shift - N keys to toggle between numbers and no numbers.

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There is also an option to hide/display the status bar. The line counting on this element may be what is bothering you if you've already figured out how to hide the line-number column.

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nope, I just confused words "counting" and "numbers" – Qiao Jun 4 '12 at 12:35

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