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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How can I replace “/>XXXXX”/> with "/> within a selection

I have a CSV file which I am editing with Notepad++. There is a section of about 500 consecutive lines where I want to replace "/>XXXXX"/> with "/> where XXXXX are numbers. Is there a way to ...
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Can I apply a regex to file filter on Notepad++?

I have a folder full of xml files, and I want to search through them for a particular ID. However, I only want to search the files that are of the format hello_apple_01.xml, hello_apple_02.xml... ...
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Opening a text file in notepad++ and refreshing it at regular interval of time using a bat file

i want to open a text document in notepad++ through bat file which i have achieved . this is the command i am using to open a file. %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe "D:\path of file\file.log" Secondly as ...
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Notepad++: Keyboard Shortcut to Switch Views

I often use Notepad++ in a split-view like shown in the image below. I am really lazy and hate lifting my hand to use my mouse to switch focus from the left view to the right view and vice-versa. ...
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Remove quotation marks around a number (while leaving other quotes)

I want to replace all text like this: "latitude": "32.336533", with this: "latitude": 32.336533, I'm using Notepad++.
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How to show menu bar in notepad++? [duplicate]

The menu bar in notepad++ is missing. I have tried to remove plugins, even reinstate the program, still menu bar is hidden. Any ideas ?
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How to remove extension association using regedit.exe?

Following my post here - Can't un-associate .css extension from Visual Stdio 2013 and the suggested solution - Why are certain default application associations "locked"? What do I ...
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Smart selections (between quotes) for notepad++

def "Abc the quick brown fox jumped over def" print "Hello World" end Suppose my cursor is somewhere between abc and def, how can i make notepad++ select the whole text between the double quotes? ...
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Can't type backslash in Notepad++

When I type the backslash key on my keyboard, nothing happens in Notepad++ I have been using Notepad++ for years and only recently - I think I first noticed this a couple months ago - this started ...
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Adding characters at the end of multiple lines [closed]

What I have: hello What I want: hello1 hello2 hello3 hello4 hello5 But with around 1500 numbers and the word isn't hello. I want to use Notepad++ for this. I don't wanna have to do find: $ replace ...
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Associate .less files with notepad ++

I just love notepad++ however I'm working with .less files and when I open a .less file it's just a normal text not a language (css) no code highlighting is there a plugin or something to make ...
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How to open the tail of 8 GB log files using Notepad++ in Windows?

How to open the tail of 8 GB log files using Notepad++ In Windows? I used Notepad Document Monitor but don't quite get how to use it. I start monitoring and then what? How do I select the large file? ...
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Highlighting search results in Notepad++

I have just downloaded Notepad++ as I use it to work with large data. I usually search for lines missing data so I do CTRL+F and search for ,, as that means my data is missing. After it gives me the ...
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How to disable notepad++ autocomplete

I want to turn off autocompletion on words in notepad++ Or at least have something more discreet.
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Styling a word for all documents in Notepad++

I'm using a program that generates some files with no extension and I'm opening them to see whether it is related to me or not looking at some words in the file. What I need is some plug-in or ...
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How to change Notepad ++ cursor

I was playing around with a friend of mine and accidentally hit a bunch of keyboards on my Windows 7 laptop. I had Notepad ++ open at the time and when I came back to see what I was typing, the cursor ...
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How to use silver searcher in notepad++

On windows, silver searcher is my favorite to search code. and silver searcher is more accurate than the notepad++ internal searcher. Do you know how to use silver searcher within notepad++? and make ...
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Remove lines with more than 3 words?

I'm trying to remove lines with more than 3 words in Notepad++. I can't seem to find the expression for "word" on google, and I can't use the "number of characters" as it wouldn't be feasible.
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Remove Lines with Less than X number of letters Notepad++

How do I remove lines with less than X number of letters/numbers? I see the options to replace words, but that's about it. I've done some Google searches and I have not been able to find this ...
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Notepad++ Removing lines with X number of same words

I do not want to specify the words, I just want to automatically detect lines with similar words. For example, all these lines would be deleted due to having 2+ similar words. Lovely days in the ...
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Different background colors for different file types in notepadd++ [duplicate]

Is there a way to have different background colors, or different themes for different file types or programming languages in notepad++? For example I want to have a dark theme when I have a C++ code ...
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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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How to align text in notepad++ from left to right margins?

How can I align text to left and right margins by adding extra space between words as necessary? I'm looking for something like the Justified alignment (Ctrl+J) option in Microsoft Word.
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How to solve Notepad++ crashes after DSpellCheck plugin misconfiguration (Dos)?

When you open notepad++, click on plugins and go to DSpellCheck and then click Settings. In the "hunspell dictionaries path" field, enter about 4000 to 80000 'A'. Then it crashes. When it is opened ...
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Automatic Copy to clipboard when deleting bunch of text

Since some time I noticed an irritating behaviour on my PC (Windows 7). Whenever i have a bunch of text. Want to copy part of it (to clipboard), and later select remaining text and delete it with ...
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Remove duplicate strings Notepad++

I have two tabs opened in Notepad++. One contains 450 strings and the other has 180. How do I remove the 180 which also occur in the list of 450?? I'm aware of find and replace - but how to do this ...
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Add-remove folders of left-side of “Save As”, Notepad++; other applications?

I'm in Win 7. In Notepad++, I have the following in my save-as dialog: I would like to change this list! I would like to remove: 1. "Recent Places", which doesn't work at all, 2. ...
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How to remove characters from a matching string?

I want to remove spaces from a list of phone numbers. The phone numbers are in the following format: "+33 x xx xx xx xx" most of the time (quotes included). Spaces can be placed differently. In ...
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How to use Advanced Editing in Notepad++ or similar

I would like to be able to edit sections of text in the following way. I might have a section as seen below. Example. Instance=wall { VisGroups=(32) MeshFile=wall.gmt CollTarget=False ...
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Replace all, “But” Regex Notepad++

I have a text file with lines looking like the one below : ('8510851205', 'needthishere', '', ''), I need it to remove everything and leave only needthishere on every single line. How would I do this ...
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How to extract specific parts of a large batch of strings?

For example. 64d134a354eb2bf43626a73091514a2d:QMP0R\khOiPmkW1>bP,_-NTY4%-!P#:a123456 7d057d46b88f2cf4845dec57be4f3158:iR+LE[SQ\R~~o*+CCNL?i)mC>$G:U#:123321 ...
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Notepad++ exclude starts with a two digit number

I would like to exclude anything that starts with 87. By combining the first two digits, I can find lines that start with ^8+7 or ^87. But I was trying to use ^[^8+7], but it doesn't seem to work. I ...
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Share Notepad++ NppFTP profiles

I have 4 computers I use in my house that I use for freelancing. I have been racking my brain trying to find a way to share the profiles from one to another without having to drag and drop the files ...
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Notepad++: Add tab at the beginning of a multi-line match found with regex?

I have text formatted like this: :AGG NUMBER 1 :TYPE Alfa any text 1 line 2 anythihng :END :AGG NUMBER 2 :TYPE char other any text 1 line 2 :END I need to add a tab character at the beginning of ...
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Notepad++ blockwise code fold/unfold (recursive)

Is there a way to fold/unfold a selected block of code in notepad++? I am aware of the shortcuts alt0 and altshift0 (Fold/unfold all), but this is not what I am looking for. I usually start by ...
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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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Multiple files opened as a single tab?

I'm trying to have a single tab open with more than one file, such that when I run bulk replaces, searches, or other macros, and such that when I want to browse through my application, I won't have ...
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Notepad++ replace every 3rd and 4th iteration

I'm using notepad++ I'm wondering if it's possible to replace every 3rd and 4th iteration in lines of HTML. The original code looks like: <div class="ui-bar ui-bar-d" <div class="ui-bar ...
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Notepad++: Copy Folding Group

Id like to copy the contents from HTML for a certain html-element and all the inner elements via notepad++. I know ctrl+B in Notepad++ from here: Notepad++: Select/Copy Collapsed Folding Group but it ...
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How to avoid the need to set fonts every time in notepad++

I installed Notepad++ 6.5.5 in my HP G62 which runs on Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. When I opened it for the first time its font was Courier New with font size 10. I don't liked that font and the ...
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Find duplicate phrases - any tool or regex

I've got a long document, and I suspect that some phrases (one or multiple sentences) are identical or at least similiar. Is there some way to find these repetitive phrases? Some tool or regex?
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Format code and include line numbers in MS Word

I want to paste Android code both Java and XML into MS-Word. However the formatted code especially the line numbers are affected by the XML declarations. So some of my line numers are in black, others ...
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Code line marker in sublime text 2

I personally like this feature in notepad++ Do you know how to do this in Sublime Text 2?
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Notepad++ plugin to manage open files [closed]

I'm looking for a plugin for Notepad++ (currently running v6.5.5) that allows me to manage the open files, namely to allow me to close several files at once, since I'm web developer and often I have ...
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Notepad++: How to remove text in between two specified strings using Regex

I have following lines of data: X1+0X2+0X3+0X4+0X5+0X6+0X7-0.25X8-0.25X9-0.25X10-0.25X11+0X12+0X13+0X14+0.8X15+0X16+0X17+0X18 ...
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Is there a way to perform block folding in CSS with Notepad++?

For example, I wanted to be able to collapse this section block. /* BEGIN FOOTER CSS */ footer { padding: 40px 0px 30px 0px !important; } div.copyright { padding: 60px 0px 0px 0px ...
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Number of lines in a video file

Okay guys copying and pasting video file with hex editor or with notepad++ hex editor plugin works totally fine.Now,i want to find the number of lines in a video file- first)I opened the video file ...
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Notepad++ regex highlighting

I'd like to be able to highlight entire lines in notepad++ by keywords, but these keywords would be added in the end of each line. I tried with the available mechanism of "User Defined Language" ...
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Extracting quotations from a movie / tv transcript in Notepad++

I have a transcript of a 3 hour documentary that is filled with quotes I'd like to share. The transcript is huge so going through it manually would take forever. So basically, I just want to remove ...
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Remove the second literal \N per line in Notepad++

I have a text file with several hundred lines similar to below: Here are some examples lines,\Nthis text needs to strip out\Ncertain, Here are some examples lines. Here are some. Here are some ...