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I love the new document map they've added to Notepad++, but it makes the vertical scrollbar redundant for me. I poked through the settings but saw no way to remove it. Is there a way to hide it that anyone knows of?

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I've looked through the Notepad++ forums/documentation, and through all the commands/environment variables available within the NPPExec plug-in. I have to conclude that I don't think it's possible to turn off the vertical scroll bar.

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The document map, is essentially a version of the "clone to another view", with a super tiny locked zoom, and docked to the side, and yeah plus that "view window" highlight ;)

The scrollbar you are seeing, is because you have the text zoomed in your document, and for "reasons" the doc map is picking up that zoom, and math'ing the main doc zoom to the scrollbar element and is showing it much larger than normal.

Try resetting your zoom level (I believe its Ctrl+ Numpad /, or its under view->zoom on the menu), and the scroll bar should go away (or back to it tiny version).

This behaviour should not happen (or the bar should be removed entirely), but I'm not sure anyone has filed a formal bug on sourceforge against this.

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