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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file changes — notification and diff

I'm looking for a way to be notified if a text file changes (Windows 7), and be offered a file diff upon such a change. For example, the text editor Notepad++ does part of this, notifying me of an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Notepad++ - Regex Helper

The past few updates have caused the regex helper plugin to raise an error when I try to open it: This happens on ALL machines I have notepad++ running on. Does anyone have any idea how to get 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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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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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++ does not print to console from perl script

I have following perl script: print "test: "; my $input = <>; print "result: ", $input; I made NppExec command in Notepad++: NPP_SAVE perl "$(CURRENT_DIRECTORY)\$(FILE_NAME)" When I run ...
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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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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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Notepad++ Close the Find-Replace Dialog

This has been annoying me for weeks now.. I use Notepad++ on a daily basis and I love it, but this behavior changed in an update at some point within the last year or so, and it's buggin. I'm a ...
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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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right-shift + right-ctrl locks ctrl key. All characters typed behave as though 'ctrl+' was inserted before the character

Currently using Windows 7 With two keyboard layouts: US Canadian Multilingual Standard. Behavior is seen in MS Word and Notepad++. Right-shift + Right-ctrl changes my language from 'US' to ...
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Adding Markdown Sytnax recognition to NotePad++ via UserDefineLang.xml

I want to add MArkdown as a language to NotePad++. I've downloaded the UserDefineLang.xml file from this GitHub Project. As I understand it, I am supposed to simply copy the UserDefineLang.xml file ...
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Notepad++ Find Result position

I am using Notepad++ 6.6.9 and somehow by accident I released the Find Result box from the bottom of the screen and I want it to reattach there again. I tried two methods found on superuser but ...
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Persistent Name column width of Doc Switcher panel in Notepad++?

In Notepad++ v6.6.9 for Windows, I have activated the "Doc Switcher" panel. Unfortunately, this panel does not remember the width of the "Name" column between sessions. Is there a way to ...
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Notepad++ find procedure/ function declaration

I need to find a procedure declaration in Notepad++. How should I search using regex to find procedure someproc(..) and not the procedure "includes" external procedure someproc(...) i.e., search ...
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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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Collapse regions using user defined language

I'm trying to add a User Defined Language in Notepad++ to allow regions in my documentation file to be collapsible. Header Sample -------------------------------------------------------------- -- ...
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Notepad ++ Heredoc and Nowdoc PHP

Is there a way to fix the incorrect syntax highlighting in Notepad ++ for heredoc an nowdoc? It doesn't recognize the ending tag and makes the rest of the document highlighted as if it were in quotes. ...
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Notepad++ function list: Account for jquery listeners in javascript class

Notepad++'s function list works decently well with PHP and Javascript. I am having an issue with DOM listeners breaking my FL structure though. Does anyone know how to solve this? Here's a ...
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Notepad++ Not loading workspace

Usually when I open Notepad++ it shows the workspace I was using previously. Today however, it is showing a blank workspace and when I select 'Reload Workspace' it says 'Can not find file to reload' ...
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Plug-in command in Notepad++ Macro

I'd like to create a Notepad++ Macro executing the following commands: 1) Plugins -> Compare -> Compare. 2) View -> Word Wrap. Is that possible? Is there another workaround for the ...
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Notepad++ How to disable selected text as default Find text

My version is v6.6.9 and this behaviour seems to be there from my first use of Notepad++. Is there any way to disable notepad++ to use the current selected text as the default text in Find popup? ...
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How to make Word Wrap insert newlines in Notepad++

I know kate has a feature that automatically breaks a line with a newline if the line exceeds beyond a certain number of characters like 80. Notepad++ has a word wrap feature under the Views table, ...
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Notepad++ custom folding keywords in existing language

I use notepad for sql code that has "REGION" blocks like the above that I would like to be able to fold -- REGION MODE 3 - DELETE MODE WHEN 3 THEN DELETE FROM EDMX.M1_BRIEF WHERE ID = TID ; SET ...
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Number Specified Lines Sequentially

Hey I'm into coding Arma 2 servers and adding stuff from other custom maps to another map in the editor messes with the numbers for that item. Basically I wan't to be able to click a button and the ...
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Notepad++ vlookup to Excel

I have an XML file that has some specific incorrect text within it. The incorrect text is associated to a specific code that identifies it,. Eg: CODE="RM014" PART="ROOM MONITOR". The issue is that ...
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Generate lines with numerical order in Notepad++

I bet somebody else has created a question like this before, but I'm having trouble to find the correct tags so I can have accurate results. I want my Notepad++ to create lines in duplicates but with ...
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Notepad++ Ctrl+Y shortcut active in other applications, even after reassigning new combination

Whenever I've got my Notepad++ running in the background, the CTRL + Y combination doesn't work in other applications (e.g. Illustrator or IrfanView). By default it is assigned to a redo function of ...
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Save NppFTP information in NPP Portable?

I am using NPP Portable for a while to have always my NppFTP information with me. But last time, all gets broken. So my question ist: how to backup all FTP connections in NPP Portable? I've ...