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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replace all matches with different text in notepad++

I have list of links in a different text file (one link per line) links[0] = "link 1" links[1] = "link 2" links[2] = "link 3" links[3] = "link 4" I want to add in all the links between " " and ...
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Notepad++ cross device settings

I work with Notepad++ on three computers, a PC at job, a PC at home, and a notebook. If I change any settings or theme I want to get back at home and have the same settings I changed at job and ...
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Add Alt keyboard shortcuts to TextFX menus in Notepad++

Is there a way to add Alt keyboard shortcuts (usually shown as an underlined letter e.g. File > Save) to the TextFX menus in Notepad++ 5.8.6 (the last version before the huge ugly Find dialog)? As I ...
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How to use markdown in notepad++

I am used to writing text in markdown, and I love notepad++ for its light weight behavior. I am looking for a hint as how can I write markdown text in notepad++, which simulates using a markdown ...
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How to make Word Wrap insert newlines in Notepad++

I know kate has a feature that automatically breaks a line with a newline if the line exceeds beyond a certain number of characters like 80. Notepad++ has a word wrap feature under the Views table, ...
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Notepad++ illegal XML character target search using Regex

Fellow Forum Members, I am using the latest version of NotePad++ and I have done a search for illegal XML symbols such as "&", ">", "<", "©" among 200 separate XML files. I found a couple of ...
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Dreamweaver : Auto-correct

In notepad++ when you type a wrong tag or a wrong word the color will stay black instead of blue. How to you set up this preference in Dreamweaver CC? Thanks
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Multi-Editing in Notepad++ select surrounding words

I have Notepad++ 6.7.8.2. I have enabled Multi-Editing. When I control-click on a second location close to a word, this word got selected, and this will happen for any further location selection. Any ...
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Notepad++ set custom zoom

How can I set custom zoom in Notepad++? I want to set it to 90 or 110. The reason I want to do is I use Consolas and font size 10 is too small and 11 is too big.
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Notepad++ can't download files

I am using Notepad++ v6.7.8.2 with the NppFTP plugin. I can access my server files, but when I try to download them I get, -> CWD /public_html/cuislegibney/css 250 OK. Current directory is ...
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How can the font size be changed in Notepad++?

How can the font size be changed in Notepad++? I just downloaded and installed Notepad++ v5.4.5 (I have been using UltraEdit for the last 11.5 years) and can not find a menu command for changing the ...
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How to edit title bar in Notepad++?

Is it possible to edit the title bar display in Notepad++? Actually it shows me C:\Users\Tony\Desktop\lmx.txt - Notepad++ I would like to see for example just this lmx.txt - Notepad++ Thank you ...
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How to set the default language in Notepad++

I mostly use Notepad++ for dealing with XML files. It would be good if Notepad++ parsed and colorized my files based on the XML language when I open the files. Instead, I have to open the file, pick ...
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Notepad++ - How to default new page syntax to HTML or CSS or JS at will [duplicate]

Within Notepad++, there will be days where I know I will predominately be working in HTML, on other days CSS, and special days with JavaScript. When I create a new page in Notepad++, are there ...
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Rmarkdown editing + language highlighting in notepad++

R Markdown is an authoring format that enables easy creation of dynamic documents, presentations, and reports from R (source) it is developped and supported by RStudio. I am looking for a ...
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Can Notepad++ be made to open file links in itself?

In Settings/Preferences, Notepad++ has an option on the MISC. tab under 'Clickable Link Settings' to the right, to Enable to open links found in the edited files. It underlines them and opens them on ...
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Notepad++ - Break Line after a word

I have some text I want to edit using Notepad++. The text input is google.comyahoo.com doctor.comusa.com I want the text output is google.com yahoo.com doctor.com usa.com Thanks for read and ...
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Notepad++ blockwise code fold/unfold (recursive)

Is there a way to fold/unfold a selected block of code in notepad++? I am aware of the shortcuts alt0 and altshift0 (Fold/unfold all), but this is not what I am looking for. I usually start by ...
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Clear find result in notepad++ with keystrokes or plugin

I'm trying to find a keystroke or plugin (that I could assign a hotkey to) to do the following: Focus the "Find Result" window (I know the F7 key does the focusing, but I think it's also a toggle) ...
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Delete text before “=” sign in Notepad++

How to delete a text before "=" in notepad ++. Example 'abc = def' '123 = 456' Output Should be 'def' '456' Thanks
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Wildcard replace in Notepad++ with line breaks at unknown positions

I have an XML file in which I need to replace a certain, reoccuring text. However, line breaks and carriage returns can appear in the text anywhere. The text is always like this: @RELEASED{XXX} ...
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Line Manipulation Reformat text Notepad++ or PSPaD

I have about 40,000 lines I need to look like first line - no paragraph marks. The trouble is, I can't use join lines then use (\d\D+)& $1\n to get like line 1 because of numbers inside of ...
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Notepad++ not opening from certain locations

For quite some time now, I experience a weird behavior of Notepad++. I associated .xml files to Notepad++. For most of the time opening .xml files works fine. Sometimes though, the file won't open if ...
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Treat part of a Regex expression as non-special characters

Let's say I've got a regex expression utilizing some of the special chars, but also a portion with 'normal' text that just happens to have some symbols in. Let's also say I'm too lazy to start ...
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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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Notepad++ extract links from html tag with class

I have a text which consists of different html elements and links like this one: <a href="somelink" class="details btn secondary large">. I want to extract links from a href tag. What are ...
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Save Current Recorded Macro in Notepad++

I'm hoping someone can help, or at least identify this is a known issue. I'm able to record a macro in Notepad++ (Windows 7, 64-bit) and "stop recording" but at any time after that, the Macro menu ...
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Notepad++ Bad Allocation - where do I find the restore files?

My Notepad++ just closed because of "Bad Allocation". I didn't know it would close before it was too late. Eager to work on, I just clicked away an error message that read sth like "All I could save, ...
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Notepad++ - Replace multiple lines with multiple lines

I've got 3 text file with thousands of lines like this: File n°1 name1_a name2_a name3_a name4_a name5_a File n°2 name1_a name4_a name5_a File n°3 name1_b name4_b name5_b What I want to do ...
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A Notepad++ file templates just like pyscripter

In PyScripter when we create a new file templates and use it (Tools > Options > File templates); i can easily give short hand tags like $[ActiveDoc-Name] for automatically update the name of ...
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how to Replace 4th occurence of | with space in each row in notepad++

I have the following huge random data 1231286234|453|1234|xxx|aabbc|xcvxcvxcv|xcvxcvxcv|Xcvxcvxcv 1231286234|453|1234|xxx| aabbc|xcvxcvxcv|xcvxcvxcv|Xcvxcvxcv 1231286234|453|1234|xxx ...
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Notepad++ - Removing the first column in a comma separated file

I have a large CSV file that I need to remove the first column of data. I cannot open it in Excel because Excel converts some of the values in the columns to scientific numbers. I am using Notepad++, ...
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hanging indent continues after empty line, but it shouldn't

In notepad++ 6.7.7 When I start typing this line, it obviously start completely to the left: no indent. OK To type this line I pressed enter after the previous line, typed three spaces and the ...
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Multi-editing and column-mode are buggy in Notepad++?

It will probably be better if I tell you how to see for yourself what I mean rather than try describe it verbally. Take an example like this: this is an example line bluh this is a different example ...
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Notepad++: centralize the screen at the text cursor?

Is there a shortcut to recentralize my vision to the line I am working on with Notepad++, just like emacs' C-l, or something equivalent?
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Run Notepad++ macros on command line

I have a lot of txt files in a folder and what I want to do is creating a Python script wich reads all the files contained in this folder and applies to each of them a n++ macro. To do this I need to ...
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Notepad++ - Merge all lines into one and add separator

So this is my situation: I have a lot of lines like this: line1 line2 line3 line4 And they all start with different spaces. What I want to do is merge all the lines in the ...
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How to Remove Columns from a Notepad++ File

I want to remove a column in the middle of a txt file in notepad++. The length of the file is approximate 50K+ lines so i prefer to not have to hold down a key while the cursor slowly makes its way ...
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How to remove the last character on every line in Notepad++?

In NotePad++ how do I turn this: GingeredRovinsky7|NTDc4MAODY3Mg| into this: GingeredRovinsky7=NTDc4MAODY3Mg I know I can do a find and replace and replace the first | with = However I need to ...
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Notepad++/other editors: How to view same file in multiple columns with auto scrolling?

Is there any editor that allows me to have two columns, where the second column picks up after the last line of the first column? I don't mean cloning like in Notepad++ where I have two open copies of ...
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How to set Notepad++ GUI text to a bigger font?

I can't seem to find anything about this topic anywhere on the net, so I am asking here. Is there any way to increase visual font styles of the interface's text of Npp? I am not talking about the ...
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How can one turn off spell checking in Notepad++?

Notepad++ recently added built-in support for spell checking, and it is enabled by default. Where can I turn it off?
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How do I horizontally scroll in Notepad++?

How to horizontally scroll in Notepad++? I know the way by dragging horizontal scroll bar, but I would like more convenient way: Scrolling with keyboard Scrolling with mouse wheel while holding ...
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Is there a way to perform block folding in CSS with Notepad++?

For example, I wanted to be able to collapse this section block. /* BEGIN FOOTER CSS */ footer { padding: 40px 0px 30px 0px !important; } div.copyright { padding: 60px 0px 0px 0px ...
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how to get column markers with free text editors

Can someone please provide some tips on getting column markers to show (vertical lines) when viewing text files with fixed width column based data. (not csv). Notepad++, wordpad any freebie will do. ...
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ICS file - edit in Notepad++ to merge lines that begin with space

my ICS calendar automatically puts carriage returns in the summary field which causes other programs to truncate on import. I've noticed that the following line to the carriage return always starts ...
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How to activate disabled cloud settings save option in Notepad++?

I received an update from Notepad++ and noticed a new option that allows you to save to various cloud storage services. However, some of the options are disabled. How do I enable them?
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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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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 limit keyword highlighting when they appear in variable names

I imported a custom language for PL/SQL into Notepad++, and I'm trying to fine-tune the syntax highlighting. I've enabled code folding for multi-line comments, and changed the background colour on ...