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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Which command line text editor has the closest keybindings to Notepadd++, Gedit, or Kate (or any modern CUA style editor)?

I'm looking for a text editor that has an amazing common user access (CUA) mode (or can be configured to have it) that resembles closely modern editors like Notepad++, Gedit, Kate, Sublime, etc. I've ...
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Adding 1 Incrementally in Search & Replace in Notepad++

I have a file that I want to extract data out of. I normally use web scraping to get the info I need, except in this case the information isnt readily "visible" for scraping needs. Reason being -- ...
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How to add support in Function List for a new user-defined language? (Notepad++ Win7 64bit)

I'm writing in a user-defined language called 'Umajin' (*.u), which has a syntax quite different from C/C++ or any ECMAScript-based language, so we've had to write in the rules for the highlighting. ...
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Notepad++ Syntax Highlight: How can I set a delimiter with spaces?

I'm creating my User Define Language in notepad++, and I have a delimiter set like this: open: try escape: close: : But when I type entry, the try gets highlighted, as the delimiter I've set. How ...
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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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Edit file side by side for translation in notepad++

I have to translate a lot of files in multiple languages. I would like to use notepad++ with "move to the other view" then "Synchronize Vertical Scrolling". The document is written so that lines are ...
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Notepad++ autocomplete HTML comment tag

I've recently enabled N++ autocomplete feature to close HTML/XML tags for me. My problem is with the HTML comment tags: it tries to auto-close them! I type: <!-- comment --> And it ...
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Filezilla and Notepad++

I'm trying to "Edit" a file from my Filzilla FTP and it opens in Notepad++ just fine, but when it opens it prompts me: C:\Program Files (x86)\FileZilla FTP Client\-open doesn't exist. Create it? ...
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MultiMarkdown in Notepad ++

What methods are available to use Notepad++ as a MultiMarkdown editor/viewer? I have been unable to locate anything in Google, and was wondering what recommendations exist? Just to be clear, by ...
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Is there a way to highlight selected string in both views using Notepad++?

Notepad++ highlights all occurrences of selected text in file. Is there a way to make selected text be highlighted in multiple views? For example. I have 2 views. In view 1 I have this text: one ...
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Is there a line length limit of language recogniton in Notepad++?

It seems after passing column 74, Notepad++ recognizes my Fortran90 code as a comment. Characters turn into light green and are not recognized by language interpreter. Is there a way to turn it off? I ...
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Auto newline in notepad++

In my text documents, I often want to keep lines to 80 characters. So I watch the column number in the lower right corner and go to a new line once I get close to 80. The problem is, when I have a ...
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Dreamweaver : Auto-correct

In notepad++ when you type a wrong tag or a wrong word the color will stay black instead of blue. How to you set up this preference in Dreamweaver CC? Thanks
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Notepad++ can't download files

I am using Notepad++ v6.7.8.2 with the NppFTP plugin. I can access my server files, but when I try to download them I get, -> CWD /public_html/cuislegibney/css 250 OK. Current directory is ...
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Save Current Recorded Macro in Notepad++

I'm hoping someone can help, or at least identify this is a known issue. I'm able to record a macro in Notepad++ (Windows 7, 64-bit) and "stop recording" but at any time after that, the Macro menu ...
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Is there a program for Chrome that lets you upload files to an FTP server?

I am using notepad++ and have been trying to upload files to my ftp server. I am getting exceedingly frustrated by not being able to do this. Whenever I click connect, I see the following output ...
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How to replace only text in a selected column

When I select some text in a column, replace/in selection will become grey. How can I replace text only within a column of selected text in Notepad++?
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Find in Files across Multiple Directories with Notepad++

Is there a way to search within multiple directories in Notepad++ in Find in Files I'd like to search the two following locations simultaneously C:\Views\ H:\Views\ Combining them with a comma, ...
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Notepad++: how to setup a shortcut to enable/disable a preference option

I want to use a shortcut to enable/disable Preferences -> MISC. -> File Status Auto-Detection. How can I do this?
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Is it possible to open links in notepad++ with single click?

I think the default setting in notepad++ is to require double clicking on html links. I have found indication on the internet ( http://osdir.com/ml/editors.notepad++/2007-03/msg00522.html ) that it ...
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Firefox/Chrome etc not under the 'Run' tab in Notepad++

I was fiddling with Notepad++'s preferences in order to change the looks and a few other things. I'm not sure what I did, but now the 'Run in Chrome' etc options aren't in the 'Run' tab. For ...
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How to find and replace lines in one file that match the pattern of lines in another file

I have a scenario with two documents. The first doc has lines of text, and the second doc also has same text with different text before and after this text. They need to be replaced. Doc 1 ...
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logical cursor movement in notepad++

How to enable logical cursor movement for bidirectional texts in notepad++? Like Notepad on Windows. Now when I start moving through text using arrow keys on keyboard after reaching a RTL sentence ...
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Notepad++ doesn't apply my custom word style

I want to add keywords for system methods/commands like console, document, Math , ... Notepad recognizes the keywords, but doesn't format it with the colors... stylers.xml <LexerType ...
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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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How to view column numbers in fixed-width file

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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Select bookmarked lines in Notepad++

is there any option ( plugin?) in Notepad++ to select all bookmarked lines? I have enabled Multi-Editing settings this way: Settings -> Preferences -> Editing -> Multi-Editing Settings -> Enable ...
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In Notepad++, how can I launch the current html file as url?

I have a js file which runs node server code. ( via notepad++ using NPPExec) Ok - So now the server is up and listening at http://localhost:3030 However , I have a left pane of explorer tree : ...
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Move last character in line to specific column?

I have a coordinates list, and I'm searching for a way to move the last character (B) to a specific column (column 75). For example: 51 544598.83 5099537.14 117.54 404115B
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Notepad++ disable document switcher mouse shortcut

Notepad++ has this feature where you can right click + mousewheel to scroll between documents. My problem is that I hit this all the time by accident resulting in minor (yet cumulative) annoyances ...
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How do I restore verbose backup (bak) of notepad++ file?

My system crashed and my document is hosed. I have a restore from yesterday morning, but want to see if I can restore any of the .bak files that npp has produced for me. I enabled the verbose backup ...
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Script to port specifc data from doc1 (notepad++) to specific place(s) in doc2

I really appreciate your help with a windows script or regex function that ports specific data from doc1 (xml in notepad++) to specific place(s) in doc2 (notepad++). I'm running win8. Thank you in ...
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merge two rows if first column is same in notepad++

I have the following data 11111 | aff | baucj | blah | blah 13331 | azvaff | bcacj | blah | blah 11111 | aasfff | aascj | blah | blah 13331 | aafzvff | baucj | blah | blah 12221 | arthrf | bacsfucj | ...
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Is Textmate like Ruby Markers “#=>” in notepad++ available?

I use Notepad++ to write Ruby code. Now sometimes to test some Ruby features I used to go IRB to see how that works. Can I get the same flavor in Notepad++ itself,like Textmate editor as below? x = ...
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How to get block comments in user defined language to work properly in notepad++?

I am building a definition for a propriatery language that uses c style comment blocks. I have set the following: Comment open: /* Comment close: */ Treat keywords as symbols (in Comment Block ...
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download ftp folder using NppFtp in Notepad++

I need to download site from ftp. I have Notepad++, so I think I can use NppFtp plugin. I connected to ftp, but I don't see how I can download or copy all site or just any folder. Only when I select ...
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Nested/multiple brace-matching in Notepad++

In Notepad++, is it possible to force all (or at least the 3 or 4 deepest) pairs of braces/brackets/parens/etc. that enclose the cursor to become highlighted? Preferably in different colors for each ...
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Notepad++ Document Monitor with Remote File

I am trying to use Notepad++ to monitor a log file using the plugin Document Monitor. This works great on local files but does not work on remote files. I have tried both mapping the remote drive and ...
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notepad++ changes cursor position while typing

When I'm typing in Notepad++, the cursor sometimes jumps to another position, causing me to unintentionally overwrite other text. This occurs with Notepad++ v5.7 and v5.9 (and possibly older versions) ...
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Alternative Notepad++ Shortcut Mapper?

TL;DR: Is there shortcut manager, that repeats functionality of Visual Studio's (2013) shortcut manager for Notepad++?* Is there a Shortcut Mapper plugin for Notepad++ that offers the following ...
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Notepad++ move lines up and down and change order

I have a text file with containing links and I want to change the order of them. Can I automate this or do I have to do it manually? My file is like this: http;//filefactory.com/file/xxxxxxxxxxxx ...
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Clear find result in notepad++ with keystrokes or plugin

I'm trying to find a keystroke or plugin (that I could assign a hotkey to) to do the following: Focus the "Find Result" window (I know the F7 key does the focusing, but I think it's also a toggle) ...
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Notepad++ extract links from html tag with class

I have a text which consists of different html elements and links like this one: <a href="somelink" class="details btn secondary large">. I want to extract links from a href tag. What are ...
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Notepad++ Bad Allocation - where do I find the restore files?

My Notepad++ just closed because of "Bad Allocation". I didn't know it would close before it was too late. Eager to work on, I just clicked away an error message that read sth like "All I could save, ...
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Notepad++ - Replace multiple lines with multiple lines

I've got 3 text file with thousands of lines like this: File n°1 name1_a name2_a name3_a name4_a name5_a File n°2 name1_a name4_a name5_a File n°3 name1_b name4_b name5_b What I want to do ...
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A Notepad++ file templates just like pyscripter

In PyScripter when we create a new file templates and use it (Tools > Options > File templates); i can easily give short hand tags like $[ActiveDoc-Name] for automatically update the name of ...
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hanging indent continues after empty line, but it shouldn't

In notepad++ 6.7.7 When I start typing this line, it obviously start completely to the left: no indent. OK To type this line I pressed enter after the previous line, typed three spaces and the ...
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Notepad++: centralize the screen at the text cursor?

Is there a shortcut to recentralize my vision to the line I am working on with Notepad++, just like emacs' C-l, or something equivalent?
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Run Notepad++ macros on command line

I have a lot of txt files in a folder and what I want to do is creating a Python script wich reads all the files contained in this folder and applies to each of them a n++ macro. To do this I need to ...
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Create macro and hop to next line

so my question is if there is a possibility that a macro ends in the next line. I currently need to edit an xml file in notepad++ and after certain lines I have to add a <br />. I already ...