Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL License.

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Fastest way to comment multiple lines in Notepad++

In Eclipse it is possible to comment multiple lines by selecting them and executing CTRL + /: // helloworld Is this possible in Notepad++ as well instead of typing // in front of an individual ...
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Notepad++ regex - numbers

I tried to search for it and experiment it out, but I couldn't figure it out. In notepad++ I have a line like: 102. or 12 and I would like to delete the whole line (so i would need \n\r I ...
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Notepad++ regex

I have a wall of text (no code, numbers or anything like that). The sentences are sometimes split in the "middle" by a "paragraph" or "manual line break". For example: The most obvious part was a ...
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Opening Current Directory Command in Notepad++

I'm new to programming. I have a notepad++ but it doesn't have the "Open current dir cmd" in the run tab....Are there any alternatives for me to open my file notepad++ file in a command prompt? Please ...
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notepad and notepad++ don't show same thing?

I have exported text from Excel in Unicode, like this: then I edit with Notepad++ and change it to my desired form and save it as UTF-8 like this: but when open it it in Notepad it is in ...
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choosing first tab char of line in .txt file and repalce it by new line char in notepad++

I have a .txt file like this: ali is a writer ahmad is an instructor Note: Space between words are created by Tab and need to change it to this form: ali is a writer ahmad is an ...
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How to set word separator chars

In my Notepad++ (v6.6.3), '.' is recognized as word boundary but '_' is not, such that 'a_b' is recognized as 1 word but 'a.b' as 2 (when double clique). How can I define myself for the word boundary? ...
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How do I remove portion of each line from “@” to “|” in notepad++

How do I remove portion of each line from "@" to "|" in notepad++ apple@oranges.com|cake to apple|cake
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Why are backslashes displayed as “₩” (Korean won sign, “W”+strikethrough) in Notepad++?

I have scoured the internet for over 2 hours trying to find a solution that works to resolve this. I am trying to do a space escape in a .css file in Notepad++ and it just keeps showing this weird W ...
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User Defined Language Notepad++

I'm stuck in defining my language in Notepad++ for syntax-highlighting. I would like to define different colors for different output files that i get from a software. The usual string is: @--MESSAGE ...
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NotePad++ Get words with REGEX Pattern of Delimiters

I am currently using this REGEX to get whole words with a prefix of PRE_ \b(PRE_)\S* This works fine for most cases, but I would like to handle cases when a special character is part of the word, ...
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How do I use wildcards in Notepad++ to 'find and replace' all of this text?

I would really appreciate some help with this. I am working with a large corpus of text that has been marked-up with XML script and I need to tidy some things up. More specifically, there are several ...
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How to space or control the line numbers in Notepad++

I am doing some data entry and each entry has about 5 or 6 lines. I would like each data entry to be labeled per the line numbers in notepad. Here is an example image. In this image I would like ...
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Notepad++ Search/Replace Comments { inside } Curly Brackets

is there a way in Notepad++ (whether by Regex or some other way) to replace/remove comments within curly brackets? { some comments { nested comments } need to be deleted } I want to remove the ...
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Copy formatted tabbed table trimmed in excel

I have a texteditor logbook and need also to copy the contents into an excelsheet. Logbook content: 01.01.2000 ---------- Entry One.\t\t\t\t\t8 Hours Entry Two.\t\t\t\t\t20 Minutes ...
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Choose whether to save when quit

I am using notepad++ V6.4.2. When I close a file, it seems to save defaultly without asking me. How can I configure to get the save/not_save option back?
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How to automatically set each new file in utf-8 without BOM?

win xp sp3 notepad++ v 6.6.7 Settings - Preferences - New Document UTF-8 without BOM - is chosen Apply to opened ANSI files - is checked Still when I create a new file and check in Encode - ...
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Notepad++ - Function feature background color

After typing a function name and open brace, Notepad++ will show the function feature dialog. This feature's useful but I don't like the background color, can you suggest any way to change it?
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Create a shortcut for Notepad++ to reopen a closed tab?

To reopen a closed tab in Notepad++ you press ALT+F&1. I was wondering if there was a way to make a macro or program to do this so that I can press link it to the shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+T instead, ...
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How to batch print files in Notepad++?

I want to print a set of files in one go in Notepad++. I tried searching on Google, but with no avail. Is there a plugin or built-in feature (anything) that would allow me to batch print files from ...
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Editing Feature for Notepad++

i'm using notepad++ for editing php code and i was wondering: when editing a php class and my cursor is placed over a function like $this->show_result(); - is there a function/shortkey for jumping ...
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ahk SetTitleMatchMode stopped working

Problems I had AHK set up on my computer, a few files (programmen.ahk and grammatik.ahk for example) in the same folder /ahk-script I might have installed some program, because the script does not ...
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Stop Session Restore in Notepad++ v6.6.7

I like notepad++ plus but hate that by default it always remembers my last session. How can I disable it I thought it was in the misc setting but maybe I am blind but I don't see it there
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How do I enable the Cloud settings in Notepad++ 6.6.7 for Windows 8.1 Update 1?

I updated to Notepad++ 6.6.7 and wanted to move the settings to my OneDrive. But when I open Settings->Preferences->Cloud, the DropBox and OneDrive options are both disabled. How do I enable them? ...
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Notepad++ - How can I search (per line) until a certain character (in said line)?

I have several lines which look like \node[ ... Some code here ... { ... some more code \node[ ... Some code here ... { ... some more code \node[ ... Some code here ... { ... some more code In each ...
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Notepad++ Open containing folder and SELECT FILE

What should I add to the following command (in shortcuts.xml) so that Notepad++ would open the containing folder and also select the current file? <Command name="Open containing folder" Ctrl="no" ...
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Notepad++ associated file style

I am working on Notepad++ for programming. I associated C and C++ extensions. But when I double click the file, Notepad opens file, but no style. When I open file in Notepad++, it has got style. How ...
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Notepad++: How to remove a section of text with regex

I have a file that has lines like: string1,string2,string3 I would like it to just be string2 How would I use regular expression to do this?
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How to search the text for several lines and find in order using regular expression

Trying to figure out the regular expression to be used in Notepad++ where I can search the text below (as an example) and find the results in order. Sample Text: { USERECOVERDB 1 } protocol ...
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Where are Notepad++ configuration files?

win xp sp3 and Notepad++ 6.6.7 I'm trying to find configuration files, so: C:\Documents and Settings\[User]\Application Data\Notepad++/stylers.xml I opened this file and change some settings, for ...
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How to disable spell-checking in Notepad++? [duplicate]

Recent Notepad++ started to come with spell checking which puts "red lines that appear under misspelled words" (ms office help terminology) mainly in txt files. I'd like to disable it everywhere. ...
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Where does NotePad++ think it is saving to?

I can drag & drop a file into Windows' NotePad and see its contents. I can then drag & drop the same file into NotePad++ and see completely different contents. Initially, no data - but I ...
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Notepad++ EOL conversion difficulties from UNIX to windows. How to ensure it stays converted?

I have a .txt file which is in a UNIX/OSX format when it should be in windows. I have tried to convert it in Notepad++ through Edit>EOL Conversion>Windows format. However when I convert it in ...
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Erasing a letter and typing, erases characters before

I just downloaded Notepad++ and using to program in C. But, when I trying to erase something in the middle of characters, and start type from there, They replaces with the characters I've entered ...
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Anyone know how to set Notepad++ as default text editor for SAS, Stata and R?

Anyone know how to set Notepad++ as default text editor for SAS, Stata and R? I'm having the hardest time finding anything online (particularly for SAS). Looking for ability to run code from ...
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Change description of file types associated with Notepad++

I recently installed Notepad++ v6.6.6 (On Windows 8 x64) and associated file types. The installer changed file type description of every associated extension to Notepad++ Document. For example, I ...
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Notepad++ : how to reattach the “find result” box?

I accidentally detached the search result box and it's now an independant window. How do I fix that?
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Viewing Column Numbers

How can I view the column numbers in Notepad++ the same way that I can view line numbers? For additional context, I am working with a fixed width file format.
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ConEmu: Run command in open Tab?

I'm using ConEmu (which is already open for the task in this question) with running ipython. Now I want to run a command from a second programm (namely notepad++) to make my edited python script run ...
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Notepad++: Insert comment-sections of same length via Macro/Shortcut?

I'm often using comments (using =====) to divide sections within my files in the same way which look always the same, e.g.: #===========================================# #============== IMPORT STUFF ...
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Is there a way to make Notepad++ auto-complete words on {TAB} instead of {ENTER}?

Is there a way to make Notepad++ auto-complete words on Tab instead of Enter? Currently, if want to type, say, frame, then Enter to begin a new line, instead the Enter will select the first ...
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How can you change the zoom shortcut keys in Notepad++?

The shortcuts for zooming in and out in Notepad++ require using a mousewheel or a number pad, neither of which can be found on most laptops (like mine). You can change the shortcut keys by the menu ...
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Notepad++ 3 Views (windows) open? [duplicate]

In Notepad++ i'm familiar with opening files into new views (Move to Other View). This opens a second window which files can open in. Is there a way to open a 3rd view?
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Notepad+: Adding a Python Function parser / Function List

Are there any improvements that could be made to this? From ArtFunkel on SourceForge: http://sourceforge.net/p/notepad-plus/discussion/482781/thread/515001cd/#31ae <parser id="py_function" ...
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Notepad++ Bookmark lines along document map?

While working in Notepad++ I have the document map open. With long files i'd love to be able to place a bookmark along the scrollbar or near the document map so I can quickly jump to sections of code. ...
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Change number in last row in data seperated with commas in NotePad++

I have rows of data all separated with commas. How can I replace the last numbers after the last commas with the number 5 in NotePad++? For example: How do I replace 9, 17 and 124 with 5 in the below ...
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Notepad++ How to insert a new line when multi-editing?

can I insert a new line when multi-editing in Notepad++? I sometimes have to convert a list of codes like this: code01,code02,code03 to a list like this: code01 code02 code03 Multi-editing ...
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Replace spaces with colon (:) in Notepad++?

Suppose (this is sample data) I have these lines: A W BAKER X CANDLESTICKMAKER Y DOGCATCHER Z I want to change the whitespace ...
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Notepad++ search box has disappeared

I inadvertently detached the search box from the main Notepad++ window. Now that I am using a different multiple display configuration, I can no longer "see" or "find" the search window. Can someone ...
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ANSI to UTF-8 in Notepad++

I have a text encoded in ANSI: When I tried to convert it into UTF-8 (using the Notepad++ menu Encoding > UTF-8), I get some weird characters: I thought that UTF-8 was a superset of ANSI and ...