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How, if even possible, can you set Notepad++ to view page-breaks? This can be done in Microsoft Word in the page-break view.

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Look at stackoverflow.com/questions/767545/…. The answer there is probably the one you need as well. –  Stephen Schrauger Oct 3 '12 at 12:49

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There's no way to get Notepad++ to draw a line across the screen to represent page-breaks like Word does, and I'm not aware of a plugin which adds this.

You can get it to display non-printing characters by View->Show Symbol->Show All Characters, which will let you see where the breaks are, but this will also display all the other non-printing characters like line feeds.

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You're true. Get your upvote;) @Kairan you can mark this as Answer. –  SEARAS Oct 3 '12 at 13:23

Notepad++ is not a WYSIWYG document creation tool like Word is. A page break implies a page of paper, and Notepad++ was not designed for the purpose of paper document creation.

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