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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Why is notepad++ writing to my new document?

I updated notepad++ and it started writing to the screen. I quickly closed it not knowing what it was, but now I'm curious do I have a 'hacked' copy of notepad++?
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Can you reload a file from the server in Notepad++?

In Notepad++ I am using the NppFTP extension and would like to be able to reload the file from the server. There is an option to reload from disc, but that does not get any changes that someone else ...
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keeping right-to-left direction in notepad++

I use ctrl+alt+R to change the direction into right-to-left, but I want to keep it as my default direction so when I close it and open it again, I have the same direction.
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Notepad++ macro for changing a certain part of a string

I want to define a Notepad++ macro that takes any string that contains "foo", and creates its new versions only changing the foo to "bar1", "bar2" etc. so if my file contains abc_foo_def when I ...
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permanently setting curly braces style [duplicate]

When using notepad++ v6.6.3 I can go to Settings > Style Configurator and the select Brace highlighting style to choose my preferred colour style. However, I have to do this every time I open ...
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How to edit TextFX plugin of Notepad++ to have my own timeformat?

I tried Python Scripting but its not working for me. It throwing unexception. But Text fx is working great to add time. So anyone please help me to edit TextFX plugin.
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Find UTF8 characters with RegEx

I have many files (xml, css, js, html) and would like to see everyone who has "UTF-8" characters, because some files are in ANSI and others in UTF-8 without BOM. I tried several "RegEx" to the ...
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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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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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Syntax highlighting of inline comments wrong for INI files

When editing an INI file, if I put an inline comment at the end of a declaration then the color of that comment is not the same as the color of the normal comment below. How can I make them the same? ...
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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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Select lines that contain anything different from 0.00

I have multiple lines in a notepad++ document and I want to find all the lines that contain something other than "0.00" Ie Timetaken: 2.39 Timetaken: 1.30 Timetaken: 0.75 Timetaken: 0.00 Timetaken: ...
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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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Delete multiple lines if one line contains certain string in notepad++

I have multiple lines for my website and now I want to clear up a few of them. Is there a way I can mark (or atleast delete) groups of lines that all contain a certain string? For example. ...
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Notepad++ backup corrupt

A while ago I was using Notepad++ 6.4.5 and I got a blue screen of death so the pc crashed. after restart I found that the txt file I was working on was blank in windows Notepad and only had the word ...
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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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How to view Unicode characters Paragraph Separator and Line Separator in Notepad++?

How can I see Unicode characters Paragraph Separator and Line Separator in Notepad++? If I select View - Show Symbol - Show All Characters, I still can't see these two characters. For example in ...
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NotePad++ - How to remove or replace newline characters?

Within my notepad++ environment, I have the following value on a page... test me out </li> I can search and find the ending </li> value with.... \n</li> but what do I need to ...
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Remove characters before string?

I have a huge CSV with content like so: 9,4300~SEAFOREL (VZ-1000984) 10,050T~KEERLA SWER (VZ-1000985) 11,RI-10~Richmond No.10 33kV (VZ-1000983) 12,366.FC~HUNT (VZ-1001094) I want to get the ...
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Why isn't my FTP server saving files properly?

I'm using Notepad++ with it's FTP functionality to edit files on my local machine. I also have FileZilla server running on my local machine which I am connecting to. I know this is a strange way of ...
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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 remove everything after the last backslash “\” on a line in a text file

I have a list of about 30,000 files (with paths) that need to be individually copied along with their folder structures. Unfortunately, the paths are very long and the file copy utilities that will ...
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How to remove text before link

I want to remove everything before a link in some text. I'm using Notepad++ and have tried several regular expressions but nothing works correctly. What I want: Before 92812/abc.png', ...
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Copy specific text from notepad++

I have some text in notepad++ like this. I would like to get copy the text in quotes in the line, whose next line have text as "No links found" links in 'abc' as of time-spec 'now': No links found. ...
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Notepad++ RegEx Help Please

I would like to use notepad++ to remove all text after the / in a domain url. I have a huge list of domains and some of them have a specific page or address after the domain name. I want to strip 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 remove lines in NPP?

I have text like this : Number,Name,IDclient,Workhours and I need to remove the first 3, and leave only the Workhours. How can I do that in NPP?
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How to “mark” multiple “words” in notepad++

I hope I explain this correctly... Using notepad++ I am trying to "mark" multiple words. I tried adding a "," between each word I am looking for in the "find what:" portion of "mark" but with no ...
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Set Notepad++ Linewrap indentation to 2 characters?

In Notepad++ 6.6.9, I have set Linewrap to Indent: However, this indents by 4 characters. How can I make this indent by 2 characters instead?
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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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Notepad++ and Dreamweaver - Tab Conversions

I work on a team of developers. Some like to use Dreamweaver but I really do prefer Notepad++. The problem comes whenever we need to edit one anothers files and the tabs don't match up / align ...
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Notepad++ Gurus: how to unhide notepad++ search-result window [duplicate]

When you use find-all and find-in-files in Notepad++ a search-result window appears below the screen. On my system this window have been hidden (possible I have dragged it to minimize) and it cannot ...
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Notepad++ search and replace with current line number

I am using notepad++ and am using it to create 200 copy commands. Each line starts copy \\server\\folder\a.pdf 1.pdf I want the 1.pdf to be a different file name for each line so I was thinking of ...
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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++/other editors: How to view same file in multiple columns with auto scrolling?

Is there any editor that allows me to have two columns, where the second column picks up after the last line of the first column? I don't mean cloning like in Notepad++ where I have two open copies of ...
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Any way to have Notepad++ automatically save on exit?

Is there any way I can get Notepad++ to save and close under one command? For example on hitting Alt-F4, Notepad++ would not only close the program, but also save the document. (manually editing a ...
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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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Custom word library for notepad++ autocomplete

So, there's already a question about this here, from back in 2010: How do I edit or add to Notepad++ HTML/CSS autocomplete? Since then though, we've gone from version 5.7 to 6.6.9 Using the ...
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Improve display of whitespace on notepad++

Can you improve the visibility of whitespace using notepad++? I tried Settings > Style > Whitespace Symbol, and am able to change the color as needed, but I still find the symbols incredibly small ...
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Can we change comparison view to top-bottom layout

With current version 6.6.9 of notepad++, when I want to compare 2 open files, I will move one of them to another view and synchronize vertical scrollbar to compare them, the 2 views are placed in ...
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Search and replace option in notepad++ for making a dictionary

We've gotten several files from a professor who published his dictionary and we convinced him to make it open source and make it freely available online. So now I've ended up with several files with ...
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How can I use advanced text editing in Notepad ++?

I have a little question. I've saved in a text file all the folders with sub-folders and files library of my music hard-drive and I try to clean this with notepad++. I've removed the path of the ...
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Regex find proper case and exclude some word in notepad++ [closed]

I have some text like this: After a lifetime in the French diplomatic corps, the Count de Gruse lived with his wife in an elegant townhouse on Quai Voltaire. He was a likeable man, cultivated ...
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Can I filter and sort email ids in notepad++ and other text editors?

I have a txt file which has around 20000 email id. I want to know email count from gmail, yahoo, ymail, googlemail, aol, live,custom domain, gmx, and other temporary emails separately. And also i need ...
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second edit fail with Notepad++

I'm modder of the game Men of war. To create mission, I using Notepad++ for editing the files of the game like the "0.mi" mission file (2000kb) in wich all units of the game are scripted. I like to ...
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removal of hyphens only after 10 characters

I have data that has'-' in between. the hyphens are included in the data too. I want to delete the hyphens after every 10 characters but not the ones included within the data. Example: ...
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Code-folding in Notepad++ with two-word keywords?

Notepad++ supports user-defined languages for syntax-highlighting and code-folding (v.2.1.0.12). However, my language has two-word keywords like "begin function" and "end function". Using quotation ...