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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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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How to duplicate all bookmarked lines in Notepad++

I would like to go though all bookmarked lines and duplicate them. This would be an automated way to pressing F2 then Ctrl+D. I've tried macros and two \1 with find and replace with regular ...
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How to wild-card search/replace in a Specific Area of code in Notepad++

again, I need to automate some content prepping of enormous docs. Here's the sample of what I have: <style tag> Name Description Name ------ ...
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Delete set of lines in multiple .dat files in Notepad++

I tried searching for a solution but the exact situation was never desribed. Is it possible to delete lines 1 to 85 in multiple dat files with FindReplace in Notepad++?
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notepad++ multi-instance settings - what is “open session in a new instance of notepad++”?

What is the difference between "open session in a new instance of notepad++" and "always in multi-instance mode"? I'm not seeing behavior differences.
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Replace multiple words in multiple files

I am using Windows 7. I need to replace multiple occurences of multiple words in multiple text files. For example, suppose there are 20 files. I have a list of words to find, and the words to replace ...
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How do I change the delimiter options in smart highlighting in Notepad++

Is there a way to change the delimiters for smart selection in notepad++ Eg: Currently in following line only "linklist" word get smart highlighted. /home/austin/Cprogram/testcode/linklist.c but in ...
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Notepad++ one instance per each virtual desktop

I have problem with opening .txt file on windows-10. Notepad++ is default program to open .txt files, but when there is notepad++ application already running in other virtual desktop OS will ...
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See specific shortcut binding or sorted list of shortcuts defined in Notepad++

In Notepad++, I'd like to modify key bindings easily, rather than having to guess which bindings are not already being used. Paging through the Shortcut Mapper or even looking at the list of default ...
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Notepad++ FTP Failure retrieving contents of directory

I've used NppFTP before and it worked fine until an update. I use it to work on a website for one of my classes. Connected -> CWD / 250 OK. Current directory is / -> PORT 192,168,1,74,71,120 ...
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How to copy file (as in file handle, not contents) to clipboard from within SlickEdit or Notepad++

I'm wondering if there is built-in or plug-in functionality for this feature for either of these apps. I'd like to be looking at file open in SlickEdit or Notepad++, and then either from a menu or ...
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Possible to use RegEx and Notepad++ to compress repeated words to word counts

I would like to use NotePad++ Find and Replace with RegEx to essentially compress data in a text file. I have data which contains repeated adjacent words such as: [dog][cat][cat][dog][cat] I would ...
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How can I delete every thing after specific character?

How can I delete after "/view"? Anyone please help me :'( Input: ...
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How to export with style token (highlight) in notepad++

I'm using the notepad++ style token to analysis my trace data, and I need to export the content to MS word. The problem I am facing is that, the nppexport will not carry along the **style token* ...
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Notepad++ If a line contains a word replace line a certain distance below with a phrase

I'm pretty sure this is possible, and I think it involves Regex, but I have no clue how regex formatting works, and I haven't been able to find the expression I'd need anywhere yet. Basically I've ...
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Batch File to Set Default Programs Without Invoking the Registry

Our organization has the Chrome policy enabled for setting Chrome as the default browser. This setting is mandatory, and cannot be disabled like many of the other policies we have that are ...
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Notepad++: I messed up with encoding of a file

I messed with up encoding in Notepad ++ probably by editing the same file by standard notepad.exe and/or by switching encoding in Notepad++ itself. However, almost everything looks good but some text ...
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Ignore whitespaces at the end of line during editing in Notepad++

Is it possible to make Notepad++ ignore whitespaces in the end of lines during editing. So that if you press "end" key it will move caret to the last non-whitespace in line. Or do you know other ...
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How to reorder tabs in Notepad++ using keyboard?

In Notepad++, is it possible to reorder tabs by moving current tab to the left/right using keyboard, similar to Ctrl+Shift+PageUp / Ctrl+Shift+PageDown shortcuts in Firefox?
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“close all” window results search notepad++

in notepad ++, there is a window of search results. when to call it a context menu, there is a button to "open all" I need a button to "close all". whether there is such an opportunity?
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Replace using Regex in Notepad++

I want to replace every occurrence between <fb:like href= and </fb:like> in notepad++. I know I can do this with Regex, but i tried for a couple of hours in vain. I have to do this in a ...
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Reopen SublimeText as Administrator

Is there a SublimeText plugin that reopens the current file as Administrator? notepad++ has a feature where, if you open a file, and don't have the permissions to edit it, but try and save, it will ...
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Alt + Tab in Notepad++

Is there a way to hook the Alt+Tab functionality to F5 from inside of Notepad++? Maybe in the "Scintilla" section? I am constantly: editing, saving (FTP up), then hitting F5, and nothing happens, ...
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Auto size nppexec console window in Notepad++

Is there a way in Notepad++ to automatically size the console of the nppexec plugin when you resize the window? For example, if I shrink the main window in Notepad++ the console window should also ...
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notepad++ continuing a line from

I have a file with many lines aaaa bbbn* ff fdsfdsf I want to have that but using the extended replacement like \n aaaa,bbbn*,ff,fdsfdsf I looked the internet for a list of these escape ...
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edit current_word for use in Nppexec

I have an init file that contains references to various resources. Most references are of the form: outer_folder\inner_folder\file.txt I have the following Nppexec script that uses $current_word ...
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Inconsistent Notepad++ syntax highlighting in Bash/Shell

What I want is (controlled by SCALAR and PARAM styles): However, with quotes ("), everything becomes (controlled by STRING style): How do I make the 2 undermost lines get the highlighting, as ...
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Notepad++ Replace specific lines in multiple documents

I have multiple Documents All with the same format. In these documents i want to replace the lines 12-21 with a different set of lines. each of the original lines 12-21 have different values for each ...
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Notedpad++ files displaying NULNULNUL after PC suddenly shutdown?

A text file was opened in notepad++. Unfortunately . PC was shutdown suddenly due to out of battery. When i switched on PC again, I opened my file and found only NULNULNULNULNULNULNULNULNUL . This was ...
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Notepad++ closing file handle too fast for IPython %edit magic

I'm trying to use Notepad++ on Windows as editor for IPython's %editmagic, set: c.TerminalInteractiveShell.editor = r'C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\notepad++.exe' (in my profile's ...
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How to NppFTP with SSH key?

I created a profile with the next options Connection: Hostname: ftp.example.com Connection Type: SFTP Port: 22 Username: wwwexample Password: ****** Ask for password: no Authentication: Try ...
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There was a power failure and all my lines of code got turned into “NUL” in notepad++. Is there any way i can get my file back?

That was my many days of work. Is it possible to get back my file? Do you know any way in which i can get my original file back?
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Create macro in notepad++ that copies line of text from one text file and pastes to another text file?

For example, I have a text file that has a tons of lines, but I only need the lines in the file that include the text "Employee_user_id". So I was thinking of doing something like this, using ...
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make symbols larger in notepad++

I am trying to make the symbols in notepad++ larger and have added the below in the shortcuts.xml file in the install directory. I do not see a new macro in the program however. What is wrong? ...
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Notepad++: Find surrounding Tags

Ive searched all over the net but could not find an answer yet. What I want to do by using notepad++ is: I have huge files with deep nested XML-tags. When I have selected one XML-Tag I want to either ...
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NOTEPAD++ Encoding Chinese

I used Notepad++. I don't remember what I have pressed. Maybe I have pressed Ctrl+S. But then all Chinese changed to somethings like: vՍģũǥջ,ƽēډēŜŪӳƛĶıѯƳ˧͸Ǵӣ͸ÑʭنĆ.... Ɠłɏ˗Ɏǥջ, ŜŪ˙ȤŌơĨǥջŪƽēģٯÄ..... I ...
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Notepad++ custom language start of line comment

While attempting to define a language in Notepad++ I have hit a snag. If I set the line comment position to "Force at beginning of line" and use '*' as my comment marker, it inconsistently applies the ...
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Notepad++ save doesn't save in specified language

I'm experiencing an issue with the latest update of Notepad++ when I save a new file. If I create a new file, then set the language (for example to html), previously when you used "Save As" it would ...
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Notepad++ - How to find within search results?

Is there any option to search within the "Find result" window in Notepad++?
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How do I start another line after certain column in Notepad++?

I want to start a new line after my cursor position reaches at 80th coulmn. It's was pretty simple with proper settings on vim, but I can't see similar setting on Notepad++. What I already tried are: ...
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How to hide multiple lines in notepad++..Ex: Hide 1,2,3 and show 4,5,6,7..again hide 8,9,10 and show 11,12,13,14

How can I hide the numbering of first 4 pages in notepad++? I want the numbering to start from as 4,5, 6, 7, ... Also, I have related question:Thanks. notepad++
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Opening a *.tbl file from TiVme app

I recently purchased a kworld US435-U V3 USB TV tuner. A channel scan in their horrid TiVme software turned up most everything in my area, even the really hard-to-get ones from 100 km away. ...
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Notepad++ localization keeps reverting after closing

So, everytime I open Notepad++ it's in PTbr, for some unknown reason since I "installed" (on PortableApps.com platform) using ENus. And it doesn't matter if I change it inside the program's settings, ...
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How can I change the default browser in Notepad++ v6.8.3?

I'm on Windows 10 and I want to be able to change the browser that opens links in Notepad++. The marked answer in Open http:// links from Notepad++ to default web browser doesn't work on Notepad++ ...