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I'd like to have a Windows Explorer-style left pane in Notepad++. Is there an add-on or plugin that accomplishes this?

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It's right there in – Mehrdad Sep 4 '12 at 8:27
@Mehrdad There's a plugin manager in the program. I prefer to use that b/c installing them manually is more of a chore and presents a greater security risk. Thanks, though. +1 – Wolfpack'08 Sep 4 '12 at 10:22
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Follow this guide:

Click Plugins on the menu > plugin manager > show plugin manager > select Explorer > click install > restart Notepad++ > Click CTRL + ALT + SHIFT + E (or select Plugins from the menu > explorer > Explorer ...)

That's it.

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Quo min tang you. – Wolfpack'08 Sep 4 '12 at 10:21
this is not working with latest version of np++, i found another and even better SherloXplorer – Wasim Aug 14 '14 at 3:47

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