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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Notepad++ just crashed, I lost all data in a file, can I restore this somehow?

Was working on a PHP file what tells the server what content to display on a page, i added 72 variables all at once in each block of variables i had(72) and when i went to save it crashed and i lost ...
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replace different variables into a single variable

I have XML files with entries like this: <path>D:/Shared/export/Outdoor Stage2/Outdoor Stage2_6_Images\Image_0.jpg</path> <path>D:/Shared/export/Outdoor Stage2/Outdoor ...
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Notepad++ Installation Error: Installation of plugin failed

I installed the newest version of Notepad++ on my Win 8.1 Professional. The version is called "Notepad++ Je suis Charlie edition, Build Time Jan 10 2015 - 17:20:21". The Plugin Manager delivered with ...
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How to add file browsing window to Notepad++

I've been looking into the plugin manager for this, but when i installed the "Explorer" plugin, it totally crashed the application. I was unable to launch it again, untill i removed the .dll from the ...
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RegEx to Remove All Text Between Set Characters

I'm using the Regex functionality in Notepad++ to delete all characters between specific characters. For example I have text file with the following line: table.column NOT IN ...
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word wrap and correct indentation for 'bullet points'

I'm looking for ways to create bullet points with notepad++ using for example '-' When having word wrap on, I want notepad++ to indent wrapped lines under the 'bullet', so instead of - just a line ...
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How do I create folding criteria based on blank lines in Notepad++ for a plain text document?

When I open a doc in NP++, i want the default behavior to be that i can fold paragraphs. When i have a blank line (or two depending on how it works), i want that be a start of a fold block and the ...
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Ghost images on Monitor from applications. Why do they happen and can you kill em off without a reboot [duplicate]

Take a look at the attached picture. There is a semi transparent "Ghost" file path from Notepad++. Notepad++ is not reunning. It was restarted normally several times but it has no bearing on the Ghost ...
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In notepad++, is it possible to freeze the active line

Is it possible to freeze the active line in the text window, regardless of which line of code is actually displayed? I want to be able to view code above and below my active line and stay ...
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How do you find if you have duplicated a hotkey in Notepad++?

In Notepad++ you can easily assign a HotKey to a majority of menu functions using Settings->Shortcut Mapper. In most programs that allow something similar, you are given a warning if you use a HotKey ...
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Repeat last action in Notepad++

In Microsoft Word I can repeat the last action by pressing F4. Is there a way to repeat the last action in Notepad++? Specifically what I'm looking to do is that I select some text in a document ...
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Notepad++ Check line number in search and replace

I am looking at translating guitar tabs into a string of digits! so when I do a search and replace, its wrong... for example Line 1 a 5 is a "A" line 2 a 5 would mean "D" My question is, How can I ...
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Removing Notepad++ Title Path

Is there a way to remove the full file path from the title in Notepad++? Let's say I only wanted the file name to be displayed there. How can this be done?
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Notepad ++ removing text between delimiters

I have some lines of text with this structure: TEXT1:TEXT2:TEXT3 I only need TEXT1:TEXT3 joined together. I want to remove the TEXT2 value. I have tried many options to try sorting them but ...
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Force UTF-8 on every document opened in Notepad++

I want every document that I create or open in Notepad++ to always (no matter what) be encoded in UTF-8. It seems, that either I'm missing something or this is not possible. In Settings > ...
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Accented character issue

I have a bunch of websites encoded in UTF-8. They contain accents and those weird n's with the squiggles over them and all kinds of fun stuff. When I try and open them in any text editor, even ...
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Stop notepad++ from closing all html tags

Is there any way to stop Notepad++ from closing all html tags? For instance, link, meta, and img tags don't need closing. I'm not the fastest in the world, and definitely don't want to complain ...
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remove a string of information after the 9th digit and before a string of set numbers that start with 31117

I need to remove excess info in a list. Basically I want to delete everything after the first space and before the number that begins with 31117. Here is an example: 0300045956 31117016167830 ...
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Delimiter for Multiple lines in User Defined Language - Notepad++

Suppose I have something like this //Example: std::string s; int a = 12; s = boost::lexical_cast<std::string>(a); std::cout << a; The above was an example of a lexical cast Now in ...
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Does notepad++ have the quick scroll pane that Sublime Text have? [duplicate]

Sublime Text (Download) has the following feature that I use it all the time: I would like to know if notepad++ (Download) have this feature. I call this feature 'Quick Scroll Pane' as I do not ...
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Change highlighted section to a specific font style in a txt file

I wanted to know if this would be possible with Notepad++ (even if it means downloading plugins). Suppose I have a .txt file. This .txt file has some sections that contains some sample C++ code. I ...
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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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How to disable showing recent files in Notepad++?

I didn't find any option in "preferences". How can I do it? a screenshot of preferences in my notepad++:
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Notepad++ Joining a line containing a pattern to the previous line

I have a list of data containing table names and table parameters. In some of the cases, there is supplemental data containing the keyword SourceTableName Table:dbo_mlo_city;ODBC;DSN=blah; ...
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Notepad++: How to trim strings to a maximum length in a huge file?

community i need your help, please! i want to trim strings in a file with about 900000 lines: KAA BSJDKWLADDKHUEW AJMJJ GMEMJRGUMGA GJWEGRJGJALUSGEUIGRL AGUGADJF WE ..... I Want to trim all ...
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Convert specific word to uppercase

I have a document which have a specific words started with underscore ("_"). I need a regular expression for notepad++ to change it to uppercase. I've tried this one but it doesn't work: _\w+
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Add duplicate lines and numbers

i have a URL list like http://www.blabla.com/1/1.jpg http://www.blabla.com/1/2.jpg http://www.blabla.com/1/3.jpg ... http://www.blabla.com/2/1.jpg http://www.blabla.com/2/2.jpg ...
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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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Poor performance with large .txt

Is there an inherent bug in the design of .txt that signficant performance drops can be experienced when working with relatively large files? Working with a file of over a million characters on ...
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Something took control over Notepad++? [duplicate]

So I was using Notepad++ today and then all of a sudden I couldn't move my mouse or keyboard but there was this message that was being typed out in a new page on Notepad, it was about the freedom of ...
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Notepad++: What does “Mac” format do?

Under Settings > Preferences > New Document > Format, there are 3 options: Windows, Mac, and Unix. I have looked on the Notepad++ Help pages, but it seems they're outdated, the images still ...
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Is there a way to get Notepad++ to associate specific filenames with a language when they lack an extension? [duplicate]

Several systems rely on files without extensions but with the same file names, such as Vagrant which uses Vagrantfile to define a set of VM boxes. I know how to set up file extentions to match ...
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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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Sublime Text Show Filanames when using Ctrl+Tab to Browse Opened files

Is there a way to show the list of files when I browse the open files using ctrl+tab keyboard shortcuts. It can be useful in selecting an appropriate file easily and visually. Not a deal-breaker but ...
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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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Find and Repleace with notepad++ and Wildcards/Placeholders

Please does someone knowm, how to do the following search and repleace with notepad++ ? from: to_timestamp('01-JAN-16 11.00.00.000000000 AM','DD-MON-RR HH.MI.SS.FF AM'), to: str_to_date('01-JAN-16 ...
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Syntax Highlighting for Column-based Language

I am working with files that have a specific character layout, i.e. bytes 1-10 bytes11-20 FirstName LastName FirstName LastName Is there anyway to specify a language that highlights or ...
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Can you replace between two words? - Notepad++

I got this list and I want to replace everything between ".gif" with the number on the other side ".gif" needs to replaced with everything between > and .gif on the same line So you got ".gif" and ...
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regex delete line contain result in office word 2013

I have a document in word. My paragraphs like: asdfasdfasdf abcYear052014 asdfasdfasdf acbYear122013 I want delete line xxxYearyyyy so in notepad++ I put .*[0-9]201[0-9]$ and replace with ...
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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 -------------------------------------------------------------- -- ...