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++ ignoring search results on same line

When you perform a search of a bunch of files in Notepad++, if it finds the text you were looking for in the same line multiple times, the search results window will display the same line multiple ...
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Notepad++ Changebar

Notepad++ used to have a changebar (similar to the Microsoft code editor in Visual Studio) that would change color, if the line of text was changed. It was taken out some time ago, but I really liked ...
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How to launch a program from Notepad++?

Some text editors, like Notepad2, have the ability to run the file that's being edited. Can this be done with Notepad++?
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help me in codes of notepad++ [closed]

im a beginner in learning PHP, im starting with HTML in notepad++, i wrote some codes to creat a simple table, but i dont know how to run it and what s wrong .
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Regex search problem in Text Editor UltraEdit/Notepad++

I would like to find the above code and replace with my own code. <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> ...
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Notepad++ Jump between opening and closing html tags

If I've currently got a html tag highlighted in Notepad++, is there a way to automatically jump to the closing tag and vice-versa?
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associate extension with app (Windows XP)

I want to open my ini-files automatically with Notepad++. So I right-click a .ini-file, choose "Open with..." and "choose program". Since Notepad++ is not listed I click "Browse" and select it there. ...
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Set up notepad++ so that clicking on the close button will only close the current tab

Is this possible? I often happen to have opened more than one document and after editing one I click on close without remembering that I actually just wanted to close that tab.
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Use Notepad++ from Cygwin without having the shell wait for an exit code

I'm running Cygwin and would like to use Notepad++ as the main shell editor, kind of like what I have on my Mac, where I can type mate whatever to open up an instance of TextMate. In my ~/.bashrc file ...
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Version 5.7 of autoindent Python in Notepad++ half works

Autoindenting doesn't work on Notepad++ correctly. I can't find the equivalent SciTE file. menu Settings -> Preferences -> MISC -> Auto-indent is checked. I can't find any other Python indent settings ...
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In Notepad++, how can I launch my HTML files in Google Chrome through the Run menu?

I have Notepad++ 5.4.3 and I have Google Chrome installed. In Notepad++, I know I can click on the Run menu; then browse for the .exe. But unfortunately, the only chrome.exe file I can find seems to ...
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Notepad++: Find & replace with regular expressions

I have a file full of lines like this: <td>123.456</td> that I want to convert to: <td class="num">123.456</td> I tried using the advanced find/replace (with regular ...
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How do I edit or add to Notepad++ HTML/CSS autocomplete?

Could anyone tell me how to go about editing the existing CSS and/or HTML autocomplete language in Notepad++? My Google-fu has let me down and I can't find an answer. In essence, I want to add some ...
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How can I reverse a line in Notepad++?

Is it possible to reverse a single line in Notepad++? Example: Hello world Would change to dlrow olleH Should I install a plugin for such functionality? UPDATE: I'd like to keep the clipboard in ...
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How to make variables auto-complete in Notepad++?

How do I make variables auto-complete in Notepad++? Many editors have it. I'm working on a program scan file. For every string that begins with a $ character, as soon as I type $, it would show me ...
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Embed Powershell in notepad ++

after playing about with Ubuntu 10.04, one of the interesting things I noticed was that you could embed a terminal in gedit. Is there a similar plugin that would enable me to embed a Powershell (or a ...
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Why does Notepad++ disable the HexEditor plugin

Notepad++ is a great editor... the Regular Expression facility is stunted, but I can live with that. It is ok for most find/replace situations, and for the occasional others I'll just hop across to ...
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Replace With Same Expressions in Notepad++

Let's say I have a text file with two columns of numbers separated by a single tab: 23 45 456 872 1569 489 78 357 789 94 and I want to be able to add an additional tab between the columns. ...
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How to create a desktop shortcut to an existing session in Notepad++?

I saved a session in notepad++ and I know how to load that session from notepad++ using the "Load Session..." option. But how do I create a shortcut to open that session when notepad++ starts? My ...
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Adding a new language to Notepad++

What's the easiest way to add a custom language to Notepad++ for highlighting support? After some research, I see two ways: User-Defined Language: simple way of adding a new language based on ...
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Is it possible to have notepad++ show two rows of the file tabs?

Is it possible to have notepad++ show two rows of the file tabs ? I wasn't able to find such a definition.
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Notepad++ “Find in files” not searching in

I'm doing a search for a term "BasePlugins" in a directory using the "Find in Files" feature of Notepad++. If I use Windows XP's search function in this directory, it will find several HTML files ...
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How to make Notepad++ use proxy with username and password?

This has been a frustration for a while - I am trying to figure out how to configure Notepad++ (now at v5.6.8 Unicode) to use a proxy server with a specific username and password when connecting to ...
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Opening huge files in notepad++

Sometime I have problems opening huge log files(700mb) or so in np++. I'm running Win2k8 R2 x64 OS. For eg, the file's Last modified time is: 16:48 but when I open the file in notepad++, the file is ...
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Is there a way to manage tabs efficiently in Notepad++

Is there a way to group tabs in Notepad++? I frequently end-up with 30 or more tabs (files) opened, and it's becoming quite hard to figure out which tab I want to switch to. If I could group them ...
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How can I tell Notepad++ to always use a particular language with a particular file extension

I've associated .xul with Notepad++ so if I double-click on a .xul file, it will open in Notepad++. But Notepad++ doesn't know that XUL is just a particular type of XML, so I then have to manually ...
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Regular Expressions find/replace

How to I do a search for @anydomain.anyTLD using regular expressions?
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Notepad++ and sFTP Support

Anyone knows of a sFTP plugin for Notepad++ ? I just checked FTP_syncrhonize and it doesnt support sFTP. (please no "use filezilla/winscp/putty" answers).
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Notepad++ or other application to replace string with numeric function

I am using Notepad++ and attempting to replace all numeric strings within a specific tag (xxxxof my XML document with a new string which has been modified by a specific variable. Here's an example: ...
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NotePad++ - Why does finding ^ not work?

I am trying to move away from TextPad, and I just can't get regular expressions like ^ and $ to be replaced. I have definitely ticked the regular expression box. What am I doing wrong? I am trying ...
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Use Windows 7 default icons with Notepad++

I do like Notepad++, but I hate its icon. I'm very happy with Windows 7 icons for txt/ini/... files, and would like to keep them. How can I associate Notepad++ with all supported filetypes without ...
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EOL in Notepad++ and Notepad

I'm using Notepad++ to create some text file, but I noticed when the generated file is opened in Windows Notepad, the file contents get mal-formated due to the fact that Notepad++ use LF and EOL ...
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manage TO-DO list in Notepad++

is there a way, as in Eclipse?
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Notepad2 or Notepad++ and why? [closed]

Why should I choose one over the other, or should I go another way?
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Text editor which enables real-time spell checking

Is there a text editor which enables real-time spell checking like the rich tech editor in Gmail or even typing anything using Firefox? is there a Notepad++ plugin?
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notepad++ how to choose word autocomplete suggestion by pressing TAB not RETURN (default )?

i just enalbed autocomplete in notepad++ but when the suggestions come up, you have to hit RETURN key to choose it...is there any way to make TAB autocomplete ? also, it seems like curly brackets ...
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Is it possible to make Notepad++ support Tamil language functionality?

Notepad++ (from v2.3) supports the multilanguage functionality by means of a translated XML file (from english.xml). Normally you don't need it if you install Notepad++ by its installer. You may need ...
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How to migrate Notepad++ settings?

I am trying to portabilize every program I use if possible, and Notepad++ is on the list. The only problem is that I've had a native installation until now so that I'm not totally sure which settings ...
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Switching to tabs to the right or left of the current tab in Notepad++

How can I switch to the document to the left or right of the current document in Notepad++? For example, if I have documents A, B, and C open, and I'm currently editing B, I would like a shortcut to ...
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How to run Java in Notepad++ command window to accept input

I'm don't know how to use the command line with Notepad++ to accept input and display output.
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load langs.xml failed also after fix

I have the same error as stated on: http://superuser.com/questions/67128/notepad-load-langs-xml-failed. I have also applied the fix listed there. I delete the langs.xml file. Then when I reboot ...
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Notepad++ Search & Replace with Regular Expressions

I know its simple, but I can't get it to work... I have a strings like {span style="display:none"}123{/span} and {span style="display:none"}456{/span} and {span style="display:none"}789{/span} ...
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Disable auto-update in Notepad++

Is it possible to configure Notepad++ to stop checking for new versions each time it is run? Every time Nodepad++ is started a dialog pops with: An update package is available, do you want to ...
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HTML Tag Auto Complete in Notepad++?

I would like for Notepad++ to add the closing tag when I finish typing the open tag. I know there is a plugin to do this for XML but it doesn't work on my HTML files and I have yet to find one that ...
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Strange characters in Notepad++

From this morning something strange is happening to my Notepad++ editor. When I press ↵ Enter on the keyboard I get some strange symbols: What can I do to fix this?
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How to add auto-completion to Notepad++ for Objective-C?

Auto-completion XML files exist for Notepad++ in the notepad++\plugins\apis folder. However I can't find Objective-C there. Does anyone have an XML file for Objective-C auto-completion, or perhaps ...
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Open text file in notepad/notepad++ based on size

When i double click a text document, if that text file is more than 1MB(or some specified size) I want that text file to be opened in Notepad++ while the files that are smaller should be opened in ...
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Converting CSV to fixed-width in Notepad++?

Is there a way in Notepad++ to convert a comma-separated file to fixed width columns? This feature exists in UltraEdit and explained in Working with CSV files, but I am happy with my Notepad++, and I ...
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Converting text to Title case in Notepad++

Is there a way to convert a block of text to title case in Notepad++? It should turn asdf ASDF aSdF into Asdf Asdf Asdf I see upper case and lower case on the edit menu, but those aren't ...
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How can I change the standard “save as” filetype of Notepad++?

In which weird file format, unreadable to other applications, does Notepad++ save its files and how I can change it? I searched through all the settings/options, but didn't find anything. How can I ...