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 to Undo the “Remove Unnecessary Blank and EOL” in NotePad++

I am using Notepad++ for my coding , just used the their Edit > Remove Unnecessary Blank and EOL feature to remove the space and tabs and compressed the code , but how do i UnDo it ? is there ...
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How do I make NppExec open Git Bash in its own window?

I installed the NppExec plugin for Notepad++ to be able to run Git Bash from inside the application, but it runs the script within the built-in console in Notepad++. This makes the colors disappear, ...
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“Edit with Notepad++” stays in screen

After i did some editing with Notepad++ i noticed that the option thats in the menu when you right-click a file didn't go away. Does anyone how to get this away? Tried killing notepad and explorer, ...
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How to replace a specific character between specific words?

Would you be able to help me in finding out how I can use the Notepad++ Find/Replace function to replace a specific character between specific words. Please see the example below, I would like to find ...
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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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How to make Notepad++ open each file in new window?

There is -multiInst launch parameter that lets you open more than one instance of Notepad++, but how to make it launch a new window every time when I click on "Edit with Notepad++" or "Open With..." ...
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notepad++ user defined background colour

I'm trying to use a custom syntax highlighter, but I can't set the background colour. This is wrong, how do I colour the empty background / white space, per file type not a global override?
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How to capitalize text in Notepad++ [duplicate]

If I remember correclty there was a function in Notepad++ that changed text (UPPERCASE or lowercase) to Capitalize text ('capital case' or 'title case' - not sure). Is this function "hidden" in some ...
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How to make Notepad++ take over from the standard notepad.exe

I could do this easily with TextPad, then I got irritated with Textpad once I'd played with Notepad++. Now that I've removed Textpad: I want Notepad++ to take over the right-click > Edit option in ...
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Notepad++ Webkit plugin - Multiple Html

Is it possible to have multiple html on one command? ex: FROM: content1 content2 content3 content4 highlight the list then click a "custom key" then the result should be <ul> ...
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How can I count the total number of times a specific string was found in a text file, and store it in a variable?

I'm using Notepad++ with KiXtart script to automate automate a process. I would like know how I can count the total number of times a specific string was found in a text file and store it in a ...
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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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Quick file search for text

I was forced to use Visual Studio and wave off my favourite Notepad++. Now after coming back to Notepad++ I can see how slow it searches for fiels, where Visual Studio had "Solutions" where files ...
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Notepad++ Delete Lines with Find & Replace

Does anyone know how to delete a line using Find & Replace in Notepad++ ? In my Find query it finds the proper lines okay: ^.pPrev.$ In the Replace field, I leave it blank thinking the line ...
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What is the way to use FTP and Notepad++ (without using its build-in FTP or a FTP client like FileZilla)?

I use Notepad++ for more than 2 years now, and there's only 1 thing that it needs for me to be perfect: a actually-working-ftp-plugin. It has an FTP plugin, written by someone that meanwhile left the ...
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View only files without extension in File choose Windows 7

In Windows 7, When i open a file choose dialog from notepad++ or notepad or wordpad or from some other editor software, how can i filter files to view only files without any extension? I know that we ...
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Compare plugin in notepad++ is too bright. Any fix?

Anyway to choose a better color scheme for the notepad++ compare feature? I can't read any of it!! I tried to report the bug on sourceforge but couldn't figure out how to make a new ticket and gave ...
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Automatically use specific language in Notepad++ for files with no extension

Specifically, I want NPP to remember to use Ruby syntax highlighting whenever I open a Vagrantfile. These don't have an extension, and I tried adding "Vagrantfile" to the user extensions in the style ...
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How to get user defined language in Notepad++ to follow master formatting?

I have successfully created a user defined language file in Notepad++ and this file has formatting, highlighting, etc. What I am hoping to do however is tie these into the main theme is. But it looks ...
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Make XML Tools plugin work with Notepad++

I downloaded the latest Notepad++ from the official website, then tried different libxml.dll files to make XML Tools plugin work. Last one I tried was from here (should be official rep): ...
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Arabic/Urdu text scrambled

I had created a file in notepad++, converted its encoding to Characterset->Arabic->ISO-8859-6 and copied and pasted some text in Arabic then closed the file. but when I reopened it, all the text had ...
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Selecting range of lines in Notepad ++

How do I select specific range of lines in Notepad++ quickly? I have a text file that has over 1M of lines and I need to delete some fragments from it, but selecting lines manually just takes too much ...
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Notepad++ doesn't show Russian letters

I'm trying to setup the translation file (.php) but can't get Notepad++ to display the Russian text. The file was created on a PC with Russian Windows 7 (Windows Notepad) and everything looks fine ...
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Unable to display html entity &#1235 into notepad++

I'm unable to display html entity character &#1235 into notepad++ v6.2.3 I took the output of html entity &#1235 character, which displays correctly from the web browser, and it displays as a ...
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Is it possible to dump the names of all the open files in notepad++ to a file?

So, I dragged and dropped multiple files onto notepad++. The files came from different directories and were selected using different criteria. So, I have many files open in Notepad++. Now I need to ...
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Notepad++ Regex Help in cleaning up file

I've got a csv file (the column separator is "<;>" ,the text delimiter is the double quote and the row separator "crlf") of more than 18000 lines. However,many of the data contained within the ...
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Closing right/left tabs in Notepad++

How do you close all the tabs to the right/left of the current tab in Notepad++? Is there a plugin or an autohotkey script that can achieve this?
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How to remove part of line after “:” in Notepad++?

I want to delete first part of email:pass. Keeping everything after ":" EXAMPLE: [email protected]:a59e1bbbdb3bd9d8e6be1651ac59ca5f to a59e1bbbdb3bd9d8e6be1651ac59ca5f
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How to remove all the characters on a line before a specified character

I am trying to figure out how to rip all the TLD's from a huge list of domain names. Rather than copy paste each one i'd just like to remove ALL the text before the '.' Before: exmample1.com ...
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How to add new line of text after a specific text in Notepad++?

How to insert a new line of text after a specific text in Notepad++? For example, I want to add a text in a new line after <g:condition>new</g:condition>.
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Batch replace specific line #s in an xml with specific text (lines) from a 2nd xml file in Windows 7

First of, I'm not a Coder or Unix guy, I'm using notepad++ v6.18 on Win7, so I'd ask that you "dumb it down" for me please :) I've noticed that on the left side of each line within a notepad++ file ...
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Remove lines ending with a specific format in Notepad++

I've got a simple array in Notepad++: bla.vmt" bla.vtf" bla_exponent.vtf" I want to get rid of the lines ending with .vmt and _exponent.vtf.
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How to select non contiguous lines of code in Notepad++?

What key enables the selection of non-consecutive lines in notepad++ ? I have some Matlab code I have edited with notepad++. I would like to select distinct (non consecutive) blocks of code in order ...
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Notepad ++ automate swap lines

I want to swap to lines that start with an specific word with each other (mind you, the FULL line) automatically, using replace with regex or whatever else, here's an example on what I want to do: ...
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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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Spaces in the beginning of lines in Notepad++

Is there any reason, why Notepad++ treats spaces as an average characters and thus pushes it to a new line, instead of "hiding" them at the end of line (when line-breaking mode is of course turned ...
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I get Notepad++ v6.5.1 - unknown exception error

Today I am running into a problem with Notepad++. Any time I try to run it ( or just open a txt file ) I get the "unknown exception" error. Error window title also says Exception On WM_CRE... , but ...
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Can I search and replace in a Notepad++ macro?

I'm trying to create a macro in Notepad++ that allows me to do a few standard Search & Replaces. I can get the macro to do everything (add lines, add characters) except search and replace. I ...
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How do I delete highlighted syntax in Notepad++?

I have just started learning HTML in Notepad++ and I am playing around with the tags a lot. When my cursor is inside of an open or closed tag both are highlighted automatically in purple. I was ...
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Notepad++ visibility for BOM

How to use the 6.2.3 version of Notepad++.I want to know how to make visible of BOM chanracters.I tried with menu list available but no use. But those characters are available only at Linux ...
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How to add something every x line

How do i add Keyboard : E : KeyDown DELAY : 1300 Keyboard : E : KeyUp DELAY : 200 TO Every X Line in a text document?? anyone? =) Like every 9 line i want == Keyboard : E : KeyDown DELAY : 1300 ...
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how to use codefolding feature of notepad++ for normal text documents

When i open an reg file in notepad++ file in notepad++ , I see the amazing functionality to minimize and maximize the subkeys of a base key by clicking on that little arrow on the left .can I get this ...
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How I can delete the lines that contain “ + ”?

I want to delete the lines which containing + . I tried some codes but my effort wasn't successful. Before: DET NOUN . PRON CONJ NOUN ADP PRON VERB PRT VERB ADP NOUN . DET VERB VERB . ADP CONJ ...
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Cutting & Pasting Vietnamese characters from a PDF

I'm trying to copy/paste a bunch of Vietnamese text from a PDF document to Notepad++ (or anything, nothing works). The pasted text is different than the source text. What would be the best way to go ...
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delete word and all word after that

this is Url https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=611377065590688&set=a.320150204713377.74079.229899403738458&type=1 I want to be: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=611377065590688 I ...
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Excel: Highlight all instances of a phrase like in notepad++

If I select a phrase in notepad++ it will highlight all other instances of that phrase. Is there a way to do this in Excel as well?
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Vim style cursor movement for Notepad++

I was just wondering if there was a way to get "vim" style cursor movement (i.e. 'hkjl' movement). After spending much time with vim, I have gotten used to not having to lift my hands off the keyboard ...
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How to join strings in the lines that ended with special string?

I have a text in this format: NP00000 Fp NP00000 Fp NP00000 Fp NP00000 Fc NCMS000 AQ0MS0 Fp NP00000 Fc NCMS000 ...
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How can I start line numbers on a specific line in Notepad++?

I would like the line numbers to start after the header info, at the NOP. Is there a way to specify which line the numbering starts on? 1 /JOB 2 //NAME MASTER 3 //POS 4 ///NPOS 0,0,0,0,0,0 5 ...
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saving notepad++-file in windows 8.1

I´m writing files for a website in notepad++. For previewing I use Wampserver and the files are stored in de .../wamp/www/-directory. Using all this on my netbook with Windows 7 starter I never had ...