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

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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 ...
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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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Notepad takes a long time to open Font Options

I have been running Windows 7 Ultimate though Bootcamp on Mac OSX Mountain Lion for about 3 years, but this has not been a problem until about a 8 months ago. I've ignored it for a while since the ...
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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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Is there any way to search within all baskets and sub-baskets simultaneously in “BasKet Note Pads”?

I am using "BasKet Note Pads v1.81" in my Ubuntu system instead of Microsoft OneNote. Because I found it most similar note taking software to OneNote, even there is many features that should be added. ...
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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 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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how to display the unicode warning box when save an ANSI text file

Most of the scripts that I use contains foreign languages ( especially arabic language). when I try to save the file it display the below message, which is good for me . because sometime I need to be ...
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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 ...
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Recover the text from a notepad dump file

I was typing in notepad I then clicked save and it hanged so I went to task manager and clicked on the hanged process of notepad.exe "Create Dump File". I never got to save my .txt file ony the .dmp ...
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How can i replace lines Serially?

i have two very very long texts, like this: text number 1: # @ woothemes #: comments.php:23 msgstr "text1" msgstr "" text number 2: # @ woothemes #: comments.php:23 msgid "text2" msgstr "" the ...
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Notepad++ Copy word from start of line to end of line

I've looked all over the net for 2 days but don't seem to be able to find the answer. I have a huge list.. Fr example apple orange This is what I am trying to end up with..I simply want to copy the ...
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How to get Double Click in notepad in Windows 8 to select the entire word / line of text and not stop at symbols such as -,+,% etc

In Windows XP, when one double clicks on a word, the entire word is selected. This is also true for words with dashes as well as urls that have dashes or other characters. For example: ...
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Is it possible to detect that data from notepad is copied or pasted into it technically

Or we can say that if rather than typing I want to copy paste the content into NotePad. Is there any way to detect it.
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Identify data file type [closed]

I have a huge 1.9 GB data file without extension I need to open and get some data from. The problem is this data file is extension-less and I need to know what extension it should be and what software ...
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New windows looses focus

If I have a few open Windows open on task bar and then ask for Notepad to open all that happens is that the notepad flashes for a fraction of a second and closes. Notepad is now at bottom of stack ...
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Recover Unsaved Notepad Files

My computer rebooted when I wasn't home and I lost several very important notepad files. Is there any way to recover them? Anything?
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Is automatic indent available for a notepad?

I am a windows 7 user. I need an automatic indent option for my notepad similar to that of the ubuntu gedit. Is that possible by any means?
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Windows file's default action to open with a vbs script?

Don't laugh. I'm in a corporate environment with a locked down desktop. Installing third party apps is not an option. Notepad is mostly okay, the biggest pain though is that it doesn't detect if ...
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Notepad doesn't show line breaks

As the title says it, Notepad doesn't show line breaks, specifically \n. But in Windows Explorer, in the preview window, it does show line breaks that are just \n (really Microsoft?). After doing some ...
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Opened a JPG picture with notepad, pasted all the “text” to a new notepad file, changed to .JPG and it no longer opens. Why?

This phenomenon has been leaving me questions to ask. Here is the detailed experiment, my OS is Windows 7 x64 SP1: I changed a picture (JPG) file to TXT by simply changing its extension (or one ...
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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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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