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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Is it possible to move Notepad++ window while in Post-It mode?

The border disappears and the window is always on top. Is it possible to move it on the screen without exiting the Post-It mode (F12)?
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Notepad ++ find and replace issue

I have had some luck with notepad ++ solving some complex find and replace a lot of similar text in around 8000 documents, but not this particular one: In a text file I will have a lot of lines that ...
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Notepad++ how to close this window?

I have been trying to close this window that is drawn on top of notepad++ with no success. I closed notepad++ through task manager, then I opened it again and somehow I managed to hit the shortcut and ...
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How to add quotes to a datestring notepad++ regex

I have a huge text files with date strings in the first column. For further processing, I need to have the date strings in double quotation marks: 2015-11-11 00:00:00.00,59,... Should end up like ...
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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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cannot chose any application in “Open With” for Windows 10

I usually use NotePad++ as my default text editor. I am using Windows 10, and for example I like to set .config files to open using NotePad++. Usually, in other version of windows you would click on ...
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Notepad++ multi line copy paste in different lines

I have a csv file with: David,33,Virginia John,45,Alabama Tina,33, Texas Another file which contains: <Person> <Name>name1</Name> <Age>xx</Age> ...
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Notepad++ auto indent html code while writing

I have seen many plugins in Notepad++ for indenting html code after you write the code, but is there a plugin or other method to auto intent html while you are writing the code? Many of the other ...
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Extract One letter and three numbers from .txt files using Notepad++

I would like to extract from many .txt files a certain data in Notepad++. It has a lot of data in one file, but I only need specific... This is what looks like in a file: ©Q Ńü Vý 8 ź) €...
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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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How can I delete rest of the line after a second the same specific character on string?

dagaga2.com:8ddagd1:dbcc:eLXLBdRdd?a'badagahaha dadadagh.com:299515:dgan6hhna:992969199269196 dad2agh.com:299515:dganhna:992969199269196 dadada5uwuwgh.com:299ju515:dgaenhna:9929691998d269196 ...
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replace string with proper tab character in Notepad++

I have a string like this: "001234","123","","Automated Letters""\t""Arrears Advice","\\PATH\FILE.doc" instead of Automated Letters""\t""Arrears Advice I need Automated Letters Arrears Advice ...
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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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find and replace xml syntax

Trying to find and replace some xml syntax. Not quite sure how to add text after a certain line. I am adding a line after the < br> tag, but there are too many < br> so I am trying to specific ...
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Access doesn't like my text file edited in Notepad++

Can you pull data from a field in Notepad++ and create a new field? I am a newbie at this. I did get the EOL and extra spaces removed from a memo field and created two fields by pasting a symbol ...
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Notepad++ change color of import statement in Python

Is there a way in Notepad++ to adjust the syntax highlighting for specific keywords? What I want is to be able to change the color of the import keyword in Python. I know you can create a user defined ...
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How do I activate code folding/collapsing for Javascript in Notepad++?

For some reason, my Notepad++ is not showing the +/- buttons for collapsing code blocks in JavaScript. This: shows what I am seeing in my Notepad++ on my personal PC. On my work laptop, there ...
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How do I replace the text I searched and that is now highlighted?

I want to replace the " by ' in all the text that are found with regular expression (\w)"(\w). For instance : s"t should become s't. I run the regular expression with the Mark tab, so now all the ...
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How do I automatically start the Python Indent plugin in Notepad++?

I am using Notepad++ with the Python Indent plugin installed to automatically indent the code. However, every time I start Notepad++, the plugin is disabled and I have to go the the plugin menu and ...
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Notepad++: disable enter key for auto-complete

Is there any way to disable enter as auto-complete key? I like autocomplete to be switched on for words, but there are times, when I need to new line while auto-complete is showing. I'd like auto-...
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Add new element to all items in json file

I have json array in a file: [ { "id": 2, "title": "Mr", "name": "Harry Robinson", "company": "ResearchBch", "email": "anything", "age": 38, ...
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How to replace based on regex in Notepad++

I have json array like that: [ { "id": 2, "title": "Mr", "name": "Harry Robinson", "company": "ResearchBch", "email": "anything", "age": 38, ...
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Copy specific words from Notepad ++ or some other text editor

I have a lot of text like this in Notepad ++: User Actions Follow Online Marketing @LookSocialMedia Talk about #socialmedia, #SEO, online marketing, affiliate sales, #SMO, #PPC and much more. Join ...
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Notepad++ auto complete delete

Is there a way in Notepad++ to auto delete quotes, brackets, parentheses, and curly brackets? For example, in Pycharm if you have a set of double quotes (or brackets, braces, etc) and you delete one ...
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Notepad++ automated replace

I want to replace hundreds of lines of text in notepad++. e.g. Replace: Deep-Mirkwood_Province Deep-Mirkwood With: Deep-Mirkwood_Province legion: Deep-Mirkwood Deep-Mirkwood ...
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I want to replace the text to the end of the line (right) only , without replacing the others text starting the same name to the left part

I want to replace the text to the end of the line (right) only , without replacing the others text starting the same name to the left part. Consider this line: Replace1 in the text Replace1. I want ...
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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++ Document Formatting Messed Up

I have Windows 7 and am using Notepad++ (v. 6.7.9) for an extremely important document. The LF (Line Feed) characters were appearing with increasing regularity, so I went on a quest to see if there ...
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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 ipython_config....
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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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Notepad++ regular expression [closed]

I want to remove this line from 1000 files. http://txt.do/52h7n How to write a regular expression to do this? Can anyone help?
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How to remove extra invisible character in a text editor

I have two "identical" 5-character strings in my text editors (Sublime Text2 | Notepad++). The first string was copied from Gmail and the second one just typed by hand. When I select the first ...
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Remove everything from text except what is in brackets with Regex

I would like to use notepad++ to remove everything in a text file except anything found between [ ]. Example: [D-1.1.1-A] - bla bla text here[D-1.1.1-B] - some more bla bla text here[D-1.1.1-C] - ...
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How do I delete lines without “.” in Notepad++? [duplicate]

In Notepad++, I have many lines in the format: abc.xyz where "abc" might have space or - or numbers. How do I delete lines without "."? So if a line does not have any ".", I want it removed ...
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Selecting all words inside curly brackets to paste into a new file with Notepad++

I have a dictionary document that uses the following syntax: \lem{WORD}{POS}{PL}{DEFINITION} \lem{WORD}{POS}{PL}{DEFINITION} \lem{WORD}{POS}{PL}{DEFINITION} and etc.. I want to select every WORD ...
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Notepad++ custom language how to only highlight if comment keyword has a space

In the custom language editor in Notepad++, I recreated the batch language syntax highlighting, as I saw it as poorly made. My issue is that in making a remark with rem, I cannot have words like ...
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Trying to install plugin “Preview HTML”, and failing

Notepad++ version 6.8.8. Windows 7. Notepad++ installed as administrator. Can install some other plugins, but not "Preview HTML". During installation, a dialog box pops up with title "Installation ...
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How to make calculations in Notepad++ using regular expressions?

In my text editor, I have the following: abc1 abc2 asdf3 I want to replace that with: abc3 abc4 asdf5 But in order to do that, I have to make calculations in Notepad++ using regular expressions. ...
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How I can delete a line item that contain first and last name in a file several time on different line item?

62705300019623531 0000009200AR000000027283 HILL , CLAY 62705300019623531 0000009200AR000000046485 HILL , CLAY 62705300019623531 0000009200AR000000027787 HILL, DORIS M ...
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Can Notepad++ put its block comment characters on new lines?

I already know how to customize the comment characters of NP++ using the lang.xml file. However, I would like the block comment to automatically put the characters on new lines before and after the ...
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Where has Notepad++ hidden my file?

I have spent all day making notes on the planning of a two week task. As I came to the end of the day I couldn't save the file over to a Network Drive, so I closed Notepad++ and re-opened using ...
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Using Notepad++ to view text files that also contain lower ASCII control characters

When using Notepad++ to view text files that also contain some lower ASCII control characters (such as NUL, BEL, and ACK), it shows every lower ASCII character in brackets like this: [NUL][BEL][ACK] ...
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Using wildcard replace in Notepad++

stat x, y, z, x/y/z are numbers. Is there any regex command in notepad++ that allows me to replace all the text in a file that matches the pattern (stat x, y, z,(keep in mind that the numbers that ...
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Remove spaces at beginning of line if first non-space character is a letter (Notepad++)

I am using Notepad++ to cleanup some wiki code and would like to do the following: I need to remove all leading spaces from a line but only if the first non-space character is a letter. Here's an ...
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Remove Certain Characters in Long Chain (SMS)

I have a long .xml file of SMS with some messages in this format: <sms protocol="0" address=" (xxx) xxx-xxxx" date="1349121360000" type="2" subject="null" body="Body of the SMS is here" toa="null" ...
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How to remove linebreaks in Notepad++? in long text

I would like to know if is a method to remove linebreaks in Notepad++ aside from select and cntrl + J that is already explain here How to remove linebreaks in Notepad++? the Problem is ...