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

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How can I pipe console output directly to Notepad?

I'm running an application on the command prompt or a Git shell, and I would like to get the output into Notepad, for easier review and editing later on. I tried the following, but I always get an ...
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Powershell Split Large Text File to Individual Files

I am working on a Powershell script that will allow a user to define a large text file, have the script run, then save a portion of that large file to individual files with a unique file name which ...
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Windows text file viewer that works on Linux text files

Is there a Windows application like Notepad.exe that will view ASCII files that have the Linux-style newline sequence of a single ASCII LF character? This would be like a gedit for Windows. I need ...
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What broke .xml file association?

I did a clean install of Win 8.1 Pro along with several other development tools. I could get a list if needed, but somewhere early on, I installed Office 2013 Home and Student...and I installed VS ...
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Opening a text document with Windows Notepad [duplicate]

Often (but not always) when I open a text file using Windows Notepad, it does not recognize the line breaks. If I open the file using Windows Wordpad, and then save it as a text file, and then open ...
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Utility or command to save all open Notepad instances somewhere

From time to time I find myself using Notepad instead of Notepad++ or a better editor. Sometimes I even put important stuff in those notepad windows. When it comes time to restart my PC, I often have ...
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Windows 8 opens notepad on boot- no startup entry found

I just upgraded from windows 7 to windows 8 and everything is working fine except notepad keeps opening on boot with a "access denied" window that comes up as well. I've ran MBAM and removed some ...
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Batch file that run on a special day

How do I create a batch file that once clicked on, starts an .exe file if it is a Sunday? I do not want it to run the .exe file if it is on another day. If for example it is Friday I just want it to ...
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How to extract everything between <table> and </table> in multiple HTML files

I have been trying to extract this data for a couple of hours without luck. I either want to just extract all the table tags from the HTML and save them to a sperate file or everything between these ...
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My Notepad is not responding when trying to save

A few hours ago I was doing a research work when I finally decided to save the data in Notepad and call it a day, it isn't responding. When I press File > Save, the "Save As" dialog window appeared ...
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Arabic/Urdu text scrambled

I had created a file in notepad++, converted its encoding to Characterset->Arabic->ISO-8859-6 and copied and pasted some text in Arabic then closed the file. but when I reopened it, all the text had ...
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How to remove part of line after “:” in Notepad++?

I want to delete first part of email:pass. Keeping everything after ":" EXAMPLE: test0@aol.com:a59e1bbbdb3bd9d8e6be1651ac59ca5f to a59e1bbbdb3bd9d8e6be1651ac59ca5f
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Windows 7 Notepad using Terminal 6 font shrinks line font with grave character

I use Terminal 6 Regular in Notepad. Under Windows 7, if the line of text contains a grave character, Notepad displays the line in a much smaller font. The character I am referring to is on the upper ...
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What extensions assigned to notepad.exe by default?

What file extensions are assigned to NOTEPAD.EXE by default in Windows (XP/7) ? I havent access to Windows now, and my googling for list of default file associations windows gives zilion links how ...
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What software can I use to edit CSV files?

What software can be used for editing CSV files? Notepad is gonna work smoothly? I have been using MS Excel but now I have this issue. When I put date like this: 090913 whcih represents 9th of Sept. ...
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How to reduce the font size while print notepad file from DOS using BAT file

I am using DOS BAT file for print text file(bill).The problem is font size is too large so, its not fit in the paper size.The BAT Code is copy bill.txt \\127.0.0.1\bill exit please explain how to ...
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Is there a Notepad++ addon to add an option to change / set character encoding on the save dialogue?

It really confuses me how Notepad, the crappy Windows application, has this feature and yet Notepad++, the amazingly useful third party alternative, doesn't. Also, because I know people are going to ...
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Notepad website with shared texts and version control

I'm looking for a website that I used to visit a while ago. I can't find it anymore. There I could share Text in Notepad style and people could edit this document. If I remember correctly it also had ...
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How to use new google voice searcher to write text in notepad?

I find out that google voice searcher is perfect tool to write instead of typing, but it works only at chrome and limited time. Now my question is how to configure windows to use those tools for ...
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Break commands into new line in Dos command

I am trying to copy a few commands into DOS from a notepad file, and when I copy them I want them to be on new lines for each command. Input: cd.. mkdir 568 cd 568 When I copy this into DOS I want ...
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How to restore .C file association with notepad?

I have to upload .C file for a contest! But once i have opened .c file with notepad and saved..After that notepad is the default opener of C files in my desktop. The problem is if i upload that file, ...
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Encoding Issue in Notepad and ePub Files

Whenever I open a text file in notepad or an epub file in Mobi Pocket Reader, all the apostrophes appear as Chinese characters. In the .epub files, many of the capital letters are replaced by Chinese ...
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Is there a way to prevent notepad from inserting new lines when using word wrap?

I remember it wasn't doing this before but now when I am writing a few paragraphs and paste it into a forum post, I notice my lines were broken into new lines where I have to merge them manually. Is ...
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Menus don't work in Notepad on Windows 8?

I'm trying to use normal Windows Notepad on Windows 8. When I click an item on the menu bar to bring down the menu, nothing happens. All other applications work fine, only Notepad is affected.
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Printing text files with 320 columns per line from Windows XP via IE or notepad

I am trying to print plain text files which are just formatted reports. The reports are standardized at 320 characters per line. They are printed on A3 paper in landscape. We use a Tally MT691 ...
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Windows 7 missing Central European characters

I just installed Windows 7 in English and I'm missing Central European characters in Notepad despite of picking "Central European" in [Format > Font... > Script]. In Windows 7 language settings I ...
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Convert between UTF-8 to 1255 online and locally?

I have this HTML file <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"> <HTML DIR="RTL" LANG="HE"> <HEAD> <META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; ...
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What do Ctrl-J, Ctrl-M and Ctrl-I mean in Microsoft Notepad?

I just noticed, by a fluke, that when hitting Ctrl+J or Ctrl+M in Microsoft Notepad (on Windows 7), it has and same effect as Enter. Hitting Ctrl+I has and same effect as Tab. This has no practical ...
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determine when unsaved Notepad file was created

I have an open notepad file on my machine which I don't recall making. Is there a way I can determine what time and day the file was created (registry key or whatnot)? I haven't saved it yet because ...
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How to change notepad default size and position?

On my Windows 7 PC, notepad opens at the same position and its window has same size each time. In Application appears off screen thread Kaze gives the way to reset it by deleting some registry ...
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How can I merge multiple cells back into one?

I need to take content from an Excel spreadsheet (see below for example), that takes up about 20 cells, and paste it into one cell. I've tried pasting it into a word or notepad documents, and then ...
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Changing the default ANSI to UTF-8 in Notepad

I got an e-book reader a few months ago, and I finally figured out why it doesn't display .txt files correctly. It doesn't like ANSI. It has no problem with the other 3 types of coding notepad ...
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Notepad takes 8 seconds to open

I have an i7-3930K with 32GB RAM, using 256GB SSD, running Win 7 Ultimate. It takes 8 seconds to open notepad after going Win+r -> notepad -> enter Why is this so SLOW? WTF? Don't suggest ...
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How to Restore ovewritten .txt file

i had a file name goodaccounts it had data , my software overwrote the file goodaccounts.txt so now the previous data is gone can you tell me how to bring back the previous data i am using simple ...
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Notepad with instant search in files

I'm looking for a Notepad replacement that could instantly search in opened files. I mean something like searching in Evernote notes (start typing and then my list of files updates to only files which ...
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Show 1 paragraph Right-to-Left and 1 Left_to-Right in Notepad

I have 2 paragraphs in Notepad i want that 1 should be shown from Left_to-Right, and the second from Right-to-Left, how do i do that?
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What does “Reconversion” do in notepad?

When I right click on Notepad, there come up options for right-to-left languages. But at the end exists an option "Reconversion". I have installed a Japanese LIP and it seems like I have got hold of ...
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All files trying to start in Notepad [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Window7 troubleshooting .exe is not opening This question has been asked, but the solutions given were worthless to me because ALL files are trying to open in Notepad. I ...
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Notepad Automatically Launches Upon Boot Up of my Windows 7 64-Bit Desktop PC

Around 12 months ago, When my Windows 7 PC boots up, Notepad started to appear automatically on the desktop (as a duplicate ie one on top of the other), both displaying the same writing inside, and ...
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Why doesn't disabling IE's 'Protected Mode' enable the dragging-and-dropping of addresses from the IE address bar into Notepad

IE's Protected Mode prevents one dragging the address from the IE address bar into other applications (for example Notepad). There's an informative article on MSDN about Allowing Drag and Drop ...
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How can I move a window that cannot be moved by mouse? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to bring a windows application back onscreen? I have downloaded a version of Finale Notepad on Windows 7. When I first used it it functioned perfectly. Every time ...
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Overwrite text in Windows Notepad

I would like to be able to overwrite text in Windows Notepad. I am using Windows 7 Professional. Ideally I would like to be able to position the cursor next to a string of text and erase that text ...
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How to format numbered lists pasted from Word into Notepad?

When I copy a numbered list from MS Word into Notepad, I get a large space between the numbers and the text. How do I get rid of this space, please?
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Kill a process when user presses “logoff”, “shutdown” or “restart”

I often use notepad.exe for temporary messages. I never use it for something I need to save: I have normal text editors and MS OneNote for that. When I shut down, multiple instances of Notepad is ...
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How can you get the specific spaces you want to remove in notepad ++

Example: I want to remove the space I want to remove the space I want to remove the space How can I remove the word SPACE so that the three sentences will be a complete thought. Is there a ...
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Why does Notepad “randomly” make pasted text a smaller font size?

Sometimes when I copy and paste text into Notepad, it will paste the text in the default Notepad font and size, however, the latter half of the pasted line will be multiple font sizes smaller. I'm ...
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How to copy the command prompt commands to a text editor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to copy text in the Windows command line 'cmd'? How to copy the commands typed in the command prompt onto a text editor or Word? As Ctrl + C doesn't work in ...
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Add Notepad to Right-click new menu in Windows 7

Here's what my right-click menu looks like: There used to be a "New Text Document" item there but it's gone. Here's my registry value: Any idea how to fix it?
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In windows xp, I can't print from notepad but can from ms word

In windows XP, (added-it looks a bit like) I can't print from notepad, but I can from ms word. Why is this, what can I do to solve it? UPDATE- turns out I can print from notepad, if there is text in ...
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How to divide .for file on parts with conditions

If we have for example very big matrix .for file 50MB shown down. I have to divide it on 50 separated .for files not bigger then 1Mb. How to make them automatically, not copy/paste manual? As we have ...