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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How do I add brackets to the beginning of every line?

I am trying to add (' to the front of every line. I tried Find what: ^ Replace with: (' and bracket did not show up. How can I add it to the beginning of each line?
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Notepad++ or Vim Document Wrap or Text File Wrap

This is going to sound weird, bear with me. I am not looking for the regular word wrap, which I already know how to toggle. Is there any possibility to do a "document wrap" or "text wrap" in ...
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Insert New Line After X Amount Of Periods

Can someone please tell me what command would I need to type to have Notepad++ create a new paragraph after X amount of periods? For example, I want take a large block of text and have Notepad++ ...
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Notepad++ grouping/capture not working

A regular expression such as "(Received):" should match every "Received" that precedes a ":". N++ is finding for me the whole string: "Received:" So instead of highlighting in my document "Received" ...
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Default save extension in my Notepad++ is Normal text but Notepad++ is saving without an extension

When I try to save a file, the default extension is All types (* . *). It basically saves it without an extension, for example just new 1 instead of new 1.txt Default language option in Settings -> ...
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Force Unix line endings for a partition in Notepad++

I've a Linux partition mounted using Web Drive on a Windows PC. It uses the same Drive letter all the time. Whenever I create a empty new text file and then open it with Notepad++, it starts using ...
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Replace , (comma) within brackets in Notepad++

I want to Replace all instances of , (comma) in a string like: word, synonym, synonym (definition 1, definition2) I do not want to touch anything that is before first ( and I do not want to alter ...
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Easiest way to re-order answer key (list of correct answers)

I have a lot of answer keys that look like this: 1.A;8.C;15.E;22.B 2.B;9.D;16.A;23.C 3.C;10.E;17.B;24.D 4.D;11.A;18.C;25.E 5.E;12.B;19.D;26.A 6.A;13.C;20.E;27.B 7.B;14.D;21.A;28.C I'm trying to ...
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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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Copy file as raw binary text

I do need to copy the jce_policy-8.zip from my Mac to a Citrix Desktop on Demand. The customer blocked every fileshare and Download. So I have tried to copy the .zip as raw text. Source I open the ...
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Notepad++ user-defined language window too tall

Does anyone know how to resize the user-defined language window to a usable size? Maybe even get a fancy y-axis scroll-bar. I am using 1280*1024 and my potato monitor simply can't even. The bottom is ...
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How can I convert *.vtt subtitles to *.srt subtitles using regex (regular expressions) in notepad++?

As I learned, every line in a .vtt file starts with something like this: 00:00:06.984 --> 00:00:12.020 (line.1) But it should be like this for a .srt file: 00:00:06,984 --> 00:00:12,020 ...
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Notepad++ Can I dock the find window?

Can I dock the "find window" popup in notepad++? I work with multiple screens and when I do a Ctrl F the find popup could be anywhere on 3 screens. I'd like to have it docked inside the main notepad++ ...
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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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Open file in Notepad++ as a tab without closing launched process

Some old tools are designed to work with an external text editor. I am stuck using a legacy tool that does this in the following way: Create a temporary file with the content to be edited. Launch ...
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How to delete last column in csv?

Kept trying various options through regex (^([^ ])., etc), but wasn't successful. I have a comma separated file, and would like to delete the last column. thanks
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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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Is it possible to automate Notepad++, specifically the search and replace across files?

Is it possible to automate Notepad++, specifically the search and replace across files? I want to be able to automate the search and replacement of placeholder values across a number of file types, ...
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Notepad++ instant search

I am searching for a plugin or stuff that will allow to instantly search in notepad++... Like Visual Studio search does... I mean CtrlF and when hitting by eg. tes immediately first occurence of ...
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How to compile C++ code in Notepad++

I'm trying to code in C++ using Notepad++. As far as I know, Notepad++ needs to have scripts compiled by an external compiler (if this is not true please let me know) so I'm looking at using Eclipse ...
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Regex to match “a string of length less than X resides between two ”>“ symbols”

The have text in this form: >xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx >xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxx > I need regex to match all >xxx... if there is ...
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How to fetch only email ids from a long text file?

I have text file with 1000s of words. This text file also contains several emails in it. I wanted to fetch all those emails only from the text file. Can someone pls help me. I have tried several ways ...
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Replacing double quotes with single quotes in windows notepad++

I have a file which has contents similar to this... 10004 "ALCAZAR " 115.0000 : 1 1.00000 1.042060 2.70188 10 Now I want to replace all the double quotes in that file with that of a single ...
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Need help to replace string in Notepad++ using regular expresson

I am trying to replace content /*6efdc4d230be4cf90bd9cefdffaeb74e*/ var ...
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How to copy multiple-line-regex outputs into clipboard using Notepad++

I have a fasta file containing genome sequences of multiple viruses. Example: >gi_138375030_Human_papillomavirus GAAAGTTTCAATCATACTTTATTATATTGGGAGTAAAAAAAA... >gi_94481944_Human_herpesvirus_3 ...
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How can I make Notepad++ “save as” default to a file extension based on the selected syntax highlighting language?

Let's say I write a Java class in Notepad++. I choose "java" in the language menu, and when I save the file it will automatically be a .java file. Well atleast it used to. I just reinstalled notepad++ ...
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How do I delete text between 2 characters?

For example I have: Apple:123456789:pear watermelon:57952161354:kfc How do I delete the text that's between the ":" to get this: Apple:apple watermelon:kfc
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How to find and replace line(s) in multiple files using Notepad++?

I have been messing with notepad++ for a bit now and am confused as to how to go about doing this: I have a line in multiple files (Within a root directory) that I am searching for. Example: ...
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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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How do I remove everything after second “:” in Notepad++

I am not sure if this is possible but I would like to change candy:apple:good to candy:apple
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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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How can I modify Notepad++ here delim?

I want to document bash scripts with perl pod comments, as explained here. cat<<=cut perlpod =cut Unfortunately, notepad++ does not consider the = character as being part of the here delim, ...
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Is this list of Notepad++ plugins still accurate?

I found this list of Notepad++ plugins and there is no date on it. It mentions sublime text being new, so it may be a little out of date. http://www.guidingtech.com/31357/notepad-plus-plugins/ Is ...
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Specific use case for wildcards in Notepad++

I'm trying to prep HTML code for further editing in WYSIWYG editor and I want to simplify the process as much as possible. Here's an example of my string <p>C P U xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx</p> ...
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Why is my KML data appearing all in one line in Notepad++?

I have a KML file of Dutch national statistics which is a series of multiple layered KML files that I need to extract. I know exactly what I am looking for and what I need to extract, but why does my ...
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Printing Block Markers in Notepad++

Is there a way to print the visual block indicators in addition to the linemarkers in notepad++? Example:
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How to update only at the end of line only for the first line in 650 files all at once

I have to update in 650 files. Sample case Example: Apple 001 Mango 002 Banana 001 Grapes 003 Expected : Apple 001|Red Mango 002 Banana 001 Grapes 003 Here : Red is the appending text at the ...
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Notepad++_text search of file names and content

I have not figured out how to do a simple search from within Notepad++ for a text string in (either filename or content) for a set of ascii text files created with Notepad++. As of now, the files ...
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Restore last save on Notepad++

I opened Notepad++ and add some notes on already opened hosts file and saved it. Then I noticed my Windows hosts file is missing a line. Is there any way to undo to before the last save (ctrl + z ...
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Notepad++ inserts braces with commas, how to disable it?

Notepad++ has very annoying feature of inserting braces with commas for lines that contain interpunction and I'm unable to find out how to stop it. For example, If I type: hello, I don't want ...
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Find and replace first digit with notepad++

I have a bunch of numbers like this: 001 001 002 002 002 003 003 003 003 all the way up to 100. using the search and replace is there a way to just change the first number so that i could get it up ...
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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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Comman line alternative of Notepad++ regex [duplicate]

I Have .rtf file in which I generally do Notepad++ regex find and replace then and bookmarks and then copy/remove bookmarked line. My find strings contains following types of elements Search ...
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Cannot create a link to Notepad++ in Cygwin

I am trying to make a link to Notepad++ in Cygwin but I face the following error: KD@HPi7 /home/kd/ns-allinone-2.35 $ ln /cygdrive/c/Program\ Files\ \(x86\)/Notepad++/notepad++.exe np ln: failed to ...
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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 do I get Notepad++ to correctly syntax highlight a *User Defined* language?

NP++ 6.8.5 (latest) I added a language to Notepad using the 'Define Your Language', 'Import' function. This works great. However, I have to explicitly indicate the language type every time I open a ...