Notepad is a basic text editor included in all versions of Windows since Windows 1.0.

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Windows 7: My notepad files disappeared and I cannot find them

So I was doing some work on notepad and I wanted to open the files and they simply disappeared! I looked for them everywhere! I forgot where I saved them I looked up the file name but they would not ...
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making buttons with notepad

im runing a win 10 install on a laptop that originally shipped with 7. i am having problems with the audio drivers that when the laptop get shut and reopened the sound still works, but it will no ...
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Why are Windows editors prefixing text files with three bytes? [duplicate]

I discovered that a text file created with Notepad++ or Notepad prefixes the actual text with three bytes: They are not visible in either of these editors but the hexdump above reveals them, they ...
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How to use Notepad++ to replace “(” with a line break?

I am not sure if this is possible with Notepad++ but I am trying to replace "(" without the quotation with a line break. Can that be done?
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Textedit “make plain text” still retains fancy single quotes

I'm trying to do what I used to regularly do with notepad on Windows, copy a bunch of text from another program into Notepad so I could lose the text formatting, then copy into a code editor or other ...
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Why redirection operators from windows prompt create text ignoring line break? [duplicate]

I tried to output to a text file using redirection operators > and >> from a java class but it ignores line feed \n from java when the .txt file is opened with the Notepad from windows 10. It'...
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Notepad++ Regular Help list

Hi i have my list like this : Name | Surname | email | Name | Surname | email | Name | Surname | email | Name | Surname | email | I want to copy all email like this : email email email email How ...
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Glitch in Windows 7 Notepad (Microsoft)

I am having problems with notepad, particular when I am copying and pasting this text: Sorry jeg siger det. Kan ikke lide dig mere. Du dømmer dem med lala Berlin tørklæder. Øøøhhh du render rundt med ...
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In notepad I cannot insert a character at the far left of this line that mixes hebrew characters with comma and quotes, when on LTR mode

here is the file http://www.zen76171.zen.co.uk/a.c אהב","אהבו" Call this Image A You see the cursor over there. Hebrew is a right to left language so the left and right arrow keys behave a bit ...
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Notepad++: hide all lines beginning with # (comment)

With Notepad++: Is there a way to make all lines beginning with "#" invisible? Specifically making them invisible, not deleting. I currently have to read files where the "#" is a comment and the ...
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landscape in pagesetup cannot be chosen in notepad

I cannot choose landscape option in notepad. it is not enable. how can I enable it?
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Notepad++ How to display multiple vertical lines

I often work in Notepad++ with files containing several fields of fixed width data. I know how to display one vertical line at a custom position (Settings/Edit). I would like to be able to quickly ...
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.lua files don't save corretly

So I had a .lua file I wanted to modify, I selected open with notepad, and I was finished editing it, so I saved it as a .lua file but it just saves it as a notepad file. I have searched online and no ...
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Why I can't reproduce this Windows bug?

We all know about the famous bush hid the facts bug of Microsoft. By searching on the internet, I found out that any word sequence of sizes 4-3-3-5 separated by spaces, saved as .txt file and ...
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Notepad opens when starting computer [duplicate]

since I have installed Windows 10 a notepad opens when I start up my computer and log in. It is empty and shows a Message-Box with the Message "Access Denied". It happens every single time and I'm ...
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Notepad++ cut eveything before <a

My Search result has hundreds of textlines like Line 333: <li id="menu-item-690" class="menu-item menu-item-type-post_type menu-item-object-page menu-item-690"><a href="../Flatsome/...
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Files not opening correctly with Notepad

Everything was fine yesterday. But today, when I open files with notepad, they open in a separate icon despite Notepad being pinned on the Taskbar. What's more is that hovering on the taskbar icon ...
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Notepad++ instant search

I am searching for a plugin or stuff that will allow to instantly search in notepad++... Like Visual Studio search does... I mean CtrlF and when hitting by eg. tes immediately first occurence of ...
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Search and replace newline in windows Notepad

Normally I'd do a search and replace for "\n" but that doesn't seem to work. I think it might by ^(something) but can't remember what. Note this is question is directed at Notepad, not Notepad++. ...
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Is there a way to reload a Notepad file from within the application?

I have an application that will be writing integers into a file, line-by-line, at a rate of every 5 seconds. a sample Notepad file I would like to use an program other than Notepad.exe, where I ...
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How do I get the full path of a document open in Windows notepad?

Is it possible to display the full path of a document opened in Windows notepad in the title or the status bar? If this is not possible, is there a way to get the full path of a document currently ...
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txt file suddenly shows strange characters

I have a Notepad file (.txt) in which I have latin characters written. this file is in my dropbox folder. It contained something like: "P@SSW0rd". I tried to open that file today and it shows me some ...
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Notepadd ++ Macro

str# / xt / Name / Brief Description of Issue / Phone Number I'm trying to make a macro that would take this information and paste information into the fields of the table below to the appropriate ...
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Notepad's .LOG command inside Sublime Text 3

I've been using notepad and notepad++ since forever, but now that i've been coding more I'm using Sublime Text 3. One feature of notepad that I miss most is the .LOG command. When a file has .LOG on ...
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Why are there three copies of Notepad in Windows 7 64bit?

I am using Windows 7 64bit version. I found notepad.exe in the following three paths: C:\Windows\notepad.exe C:\Windows\System32\notepad.exe C:\Windows\SysWOW64\notepad.exe I know C:\Windows\...
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NodeJS: writing JSON file not having line breaks when i open in Notepad. But is pretty view with other Editors

I am writing a JSON file using NodeJS, like this: var path = "D:\\test.json" var writeContent = {"Success" : "This is a sample"} fs.writeFile(path, JSON.stringify(writeContent, null, 4), function (...
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What Font does Notepad use to display e.g. Hebrew, when it claims to use Lucida Console but Lucida Console doesn't have those characters?

Courier New has the character \u05D0 hebrew letter aleph some other fonts do too such as Miriam and David. I can paste that into notepad Lucida Console does not have the character. Character map ...
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Restore from CTRL + X - weird bug

I'm not sure if this is the best place to ask this question, but I don't know any other. Please point to the correct exchange if any. I wrote some text in notepad, I use windows 7, and by accident I ...
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How to recover or decode the old version of a corrupted text file?

I have edited a .txt file on Windows 7 with Notepad++ yesterday. Then I put the computer to sleep after saving the document. Today I wasn't able to wake the computer so I restarted it. As soon as I ...
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Removing Line Breaks From CSV for Proper Excel Import

So I've created a batch script that outputs some text to a CSV. When I open the CSV in Notepad, it looks like this, which is how I want it. 173030,8,2793,2821244 173032,1,2793,2820692 173033,1,2793,...
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Moving line with regex notepad ++ [duplicate]

I want to move line down to up with regex notepad ++ or batch script windows example : Video.asp?ZoneID=791 Video.asp?ZoneID=792 Video.asp?ZoneID=793 Video.asp?ZoneID=794 Video.asp?ZoneID=795 ...
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Characters Missing from files created with Windows Notepad

Plain text files that I have previously saved, and not modified or moved, using Windows Notepad, now have characters missing. The URL in each .txt file has the same characters missing, the colon and ...
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all .exe programs have been replaced with Notepad, including Command Prompt and Regedit [duplicate]

I was trying to see a file on Notepad yesterday and, afterwards, every .exe program on my computer turned into a Notepad document. I've searched around both Super User and the internet and everything ...
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How do I prevent notepad++ from opening multiple instances of the same file while also allowing multiple instances of notepad++?

I want to be able to open multiple files, each in a different notepad++ instance, while only allowing one instance of each individual file to be open at the same time. Is there a way to do this?
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How can I pad every line in a text file with a given number of spaces with uneven length lines?

I have this text file which I'm trying to sort out, it's got characters such as below: abcd a27382 ESH738 991839 ahsj dhaksj GSH736 774828 ahsj dhaksj RHA330 ahsj dhaksj GSH736 774828 My ...
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How can I unassociate a file type from a program without a registry edit?

I accidentally configured .data and .text files to be opened with Notepad by default. I want to unlink those extensions from being opened by Notepad. However, Notepad does not appear in the list of ...
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How do I convert code/characters from a row to column

How do I convert code/characters from a row: 1 2 3 4 5 to in a column: 1 2 3 4 5 using Notepad++ ?
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Drag drop text into notepad

I want to copy and insert a text through drag and drop from a browser or text editors like UltraEdit or Notepad++. When I drag the text over Windows 7 notepad, it is not accepting the selected text. ...
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Notepad ++ removing text between delimiters

I have some lines of text with this structure: TEXT1:TEXT2:TEXT3 I only need TEXT1:TEXT3 joined together. I want to remove the TEXT2 value. I have tried many options to try sorting them but ...
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How to insert any Unicode character using the Unicode HEX Code on Windows (Word/Notepad/Web Broser URL or input field/other apps)?

My OS is Windows 7 (a localized version of this OS). I want to be able to enter any character in the applications mentioned in the title. I've tried some methods described on SE sites, including: ...
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How to change process name and description of a program

How do i change process name of a program. Am running notepad.exe. I want to change the name of program notepad in Task Manager but i want to keep its original name when am selecting the notepad.exe ...
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How do I edit the hosts file on Windows 7 when the instructions don't work?

All instructions I find say to run Notepad as Administrator and open the hosts file from there. Sounds logical, but when I try to save the hosts file I get the following error in a dialog box: hosts ...
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Notepad++ crashing when closing document tab since flash drive is removed

I was attempting to help the friend of a friend open a Word file that for reasons unknown to them had become corrupt. I gave Notepad++ a go after some other tries with other software, thinking I ...
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Open large file without special software

I have a large .txt file which I am trying to open. But the programs (Notepad, Notepad+, Adobe Dreamweaver, etc.) that I tried all tell me that it is too big. The size of the file is ~1.6 GB. Is ...
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Open multiple files in notepad++ from a directory and subdirectory. I have file names in .txt file comma separated

I want to open multiple files in notepad++ or any other editor(where I can replace string in all files) from a directory and subdirectory I have file names in .txt file comma separated.
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Notepad-like text editor with autosave [closed]

I like to use notepad to take simple notes during my work (todo lists, notes etc.). Unfortunatelly, I am missing autosave feature, because when system freezes the notes are lost. Is there any simple, ...
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Can i cycle through the different text copied using the Ctrl+c shortcut key

I typed around 30-40 lines of something very important and in a hurry the notepad wasn't saved and closed.So as the notepad is closed and not saved how can i get back the data which i had entered. -I ...
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Running notepad.exe launches Textpad - I want it to launch Notepad

When I navigate to C:\Windows\System32\ and double-click on notepad.exe, it instead launches Textpad. I HATE Textpad. I want to restore the usual behaviour of loading Notepad. The odd thing is, ...
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Fun with symbolic links and `notepad.exe` (replacing default notepad application in Windows 7)

I'd like to change my default notepad program from notepad2 to notepad++ (but my question is more complicated than just that so please don't stop reading!) When making the change from notepad to ...
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Why do I see a lot of weird characters when I open certain files comprising native applications

I tried to open a file (QBWebConnector [which has no file extension]) in notepad but only saw this: MZ ÿÿ ¸ @ € º ´ Í!¸LÍ!This program cannot be ...