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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Fast attachments with markdown

I have a document like this: A lot of text. insert:good graph:x More text. insert: :y Even more text. insert:another figure:z And I want to change all insert:description:x to ...
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How to read/open a midi file?

I need to read inside the midi file to find the data about the notes for a school project. I tried to open random midi files on notepad++, but it does not open up in hexadecimal format as this ...
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Notepad++ Select last blocks of text

I'm cleaning out a a .txt file with all the pantone colors for use in a script What I want is this: HEX:FEDDOO YellowC 254 221 0 and what I currently have in my textfile is this: Yellow C ...
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Notepad++ syntax highlighting sql within php file

I love Notepad++, partly because of its syntax highlighting: in a .php file, it will highlight <script> blocks as javascript, <style> blocks as css and <?php blocks as php. Ideally ...
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Notepad++ Compare plugin doesn't highlight line changes anymore

I have 2 PCs at work, one with older version of Notepad++ (6.1.7) and one with newer version (6.5.3) and I use it frequently to quickly compare pieces of code or any other strings (I use WinMerge or ...
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Notepad++ vlookup to Excel

I have an XML file that has some specific incorrect text within it. The incorrect text is associated to a specific code that identifies it,. Eg: CODE="RM014" PART="ROOM MONITOR". The issue is that ...
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I have a relatively small file that crashes Notepad++ every time I open it [closed]

For clarity, I know this isn't a bug-report forum. I'm asking for advice on how to fix my file, if I can. My file is 34k (Yes, just 34k, I've opened several larger files). It's just a cold fusion ...
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Is there a way in Sublime Text to display find results in a panel at the bottom of the current window?

This is a highly useful feature in other editors eg. Eclipse and Notepad++ You get to see the list of find results printed as all the containing lines with their lines in the buffer, which gives you ...
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Replace but leave between characters unchanged

I need to replace but leave between characters unchanged: Example: <column name="propertys_uid">30</column> <column name="property_name">Villa</column> <column ...
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Firefox/Chrome etc not under the 'Run' tab in Notepad++

I was fiddling with Notepad++'s preferences in order to change the looks and a few other things. I'm not sure what I did, but now the 'Run in Chrome' etc options aren't in the 'Run' tab. For ...
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Notepad++ Replace Iteration

(I have edited this post for clarity) I have a terribly formatted text document.. Luckily, though terribly formatted, it's reliably terribly formatted and so regex has saved me days worth of work. ...
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Change Notepad to Notepad++

I want to make it so that if I enter "notepad" in a command line, the address bar, or in the start menu search, it will open Notepad++ instead of Notepad. Is there a simple, safe, stable way to ...
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Notepad++ maximum column

How to set notepad++ maximum column into x (x := max column, eg. 100), I know how to set a vertical edge into 100 columns (in this case just to showing us a sign of 100-th columns), but what I want is ...
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Notepad++ replace .|every 5th line with .}

I got a text that ends on every single line with .| And I need to replace the .| on every 5th line with .}
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Reformat text as columns in Notepad++?

Anyone know of a way to reformat either the whole txt file or the selection (I don't really care, either is fine) so that it would would add spaces to align text as columns? example: Green 5 Vest ...
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Notepad++ Fold Icons Missing [duplicate]

I recently tweaked some Notepad++ settings and I somehow turned off the icons for folding code blocks. Whenever I open a JavaScript or C# file now, the collapse code block icons that are located off ...
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How to find and replace lines in one file that match the pattern of lines in another file

I have a scenario with two documents. The first doc has lines of text, and the second doc also has same text with different text before and after this text. They need to be replaced. Doc 1 ...
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Notepad ++ Find word and replace line above and below

Here's my example : class Item478 { position[]={14186.376,18.035046,18340.531}; azimut=-134.41499; id=734; side="EMPTY"; vehicle="Land_LampStreet_F"; skill=0.60000002; ...
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Generate lines with numerical order in Notepad++

I bet somebody else has created a question like this before, but I'm having trouble to find the correct tags so I can have accurate results. I want my Notepad++ to create lines in duplicates but with ...
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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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NotePad++ only runs as Administrator or not at all

I recently updated my Windows 7 computer with NotePad++ ver. 6.6.9. To do the update I had to run it as Administrator. Now, every time I run Notepad++, it wants to run as Administrator or not at all. ...
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How to Search in Notepad++ but exclude variations

Does anybody know if I can do the following type of search in Notepad++ please ? Find "league" but ignore/exclude "myleague" & "leagues" ... Thanks in advance, hopefully :-)
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Change notepad++ default search options

When searching in Notepad++, often the check boxes "Match case" and "Match whole word only" are ticked without me having ticked them; I think it happens first time I search after starting Notepad++. ...
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logical cursor movement in notepad++

How to enable logical cursor movement for bidirectional texts in notepad++? Like Notepad on Windows. Now when I start moving through text using arrow keys on keyboard after reaching a RTL sentence ...
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How to switch and merge text lines in Notepad++

I'm using Notapad++ and I have 2 situations here that I'm stuck with, regarding large text files that have lists of verb conjugation for my students, to use with a database of an android app. ...
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How do I add a character at the end of every other line and delete its carriage return

I'm using Notepad++ 6.6.8 How do I add a character at the end of every odd line and also delete its carriage return, so that the next line connects with it. For example I want this text: present ...
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disable notepad++ updates on install or through script - Windows 7

I deploy notepad++ to several computer labs where end users don't have administrative rights. I am able to deploy the software, but I need to turn off automatic updates so they aren't getting popups ...
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Non-standard toolbar in Notepad++ when using “Send To” menu

After installation of Notepad++, I have copied its shortcut into my local Send to... folder (C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo) to be able to quickly open any type of file. In ...
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Notepad++ Ctrl+Y shortcut active in other applications, even after reassigning new combination

Whenever I've got my Notepad++ running in the background, the CTRL + Y combination doesn't work in other applications (e.g. Illustrator or IrfanView). By default it is assigned to a redo function of ...
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Beautify columns (alignment)

I'm using notepad++ and I'm wasting time aligning my columns, is there a way to go from this: hello a blabla world! b blabla asda c blabla fasda d blabla To this: hello a ...
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Using Wildcard find and replace in a CSV CNC file using Notepad++

Hi I have a requirement to remove every occurrence of the "LIP_CUT,number.number," out of pages of code. I am newbie to this type of argument structure and cannot get any results so far. Any help ...
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Save NppFTP information in NPP Portable?

I am using NPP Portable for a while to have always my NppFTP information with me. But last time, all gets broken. So my question ist: how to backup all FTP connections in NPP Portable? I've ...
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Notepad++ how to copy the text (only) which matches the regex expression (not the whole line)

I am looking for a simple way to copy into the clipboard all the "marks" in notepad++. I found that I could copy the whole line that match the regex using the bookmark option. But I'm looking for a ...
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How can I replace around a wildcard in a regex search?

I'm trying to comment out all of the variable type declarations in a script I have, but I've run into this problem a few other times. I'd like to match a string, followed by a variable name, followed ...
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Notepad++ : How to remove second occurrence of comma

I have text lines in Notepad++ like below: 1122, String1, String2, 20202 2222, String3, String4, 21212 3333, String5, String6, 3333333 4444, String8, String7, 44we23 I need to just remove second ...
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Notepad++ not saving user ext for HTML

Notepad++ 6.6.8 right here. I am trying to save the .erb extension as a user extension to Style Configurator > HTML > User ext > "erb" But everytime I relaunch Notepad++ that setting is ...
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Setting font size to 13 in Notepad++

The font-size select list in Notepad++ doesn't have an option to set the font size to 13. The options are 10-11-12-14, so while it can be set to 11, how can I set it to 13? Please note that using Ctrl ...
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Notepad++ RegEx replace XML file

I have looked around a lot on here but cannot find a solution to my problem and an a noob when using RegEx's. I am trying to change a XML file with tags that look like this: <key>Date ...
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How can I automatically open files in an editor in Windows

I work with a lot of different data in text files and the extensions are used for categorizing what data is contained so windows is always complaining that it doesn't know what to do with these files ...
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Installed Qt 5.3, Notepadqq still finding 5.2.1 instead?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 64-bit. I am trying to install Notepadqq, the port of Notepad++ from Windows to Linux. I know about Vim and Emacs but I am used to Notepad++ and I like it. I ...
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How To Search & Replace From a Word to another in The Same Line?

Like I said,, I want to search each line, from a word at the beginning of the line, To another word at the end ! For Example, let's say that I've a text file, that contains these lines :- 1.RA.xm: ...
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Notepad++ macro for “find all in current document”

I want to have macro which will search all %%% in my current document. But the saved macro seems to do nothing but move the focus from document. Any ideas? The recorded macro, found in ...
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Don't include 'Line #' after searching for specific lines in Notepad++

I'm really newbie with this software, and here is my problem. I did a search for a specific word in Notepad++ as "Find All in Current Document", but in the results it includes "Line #". I need to ...
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How can I automate this task in Notepad++

I've a text file with around 200+ table names. Sample like this T_BCPCOMITEE_EA4 T_BCPEMERSIT_EA4 T_BCPROLE_EA4 T_BDR_AG_EA4 T_BDR_CRITERIA_EA4 I need to take the table name and add a select ...
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Upping all seconds of X value

I have a subtitles file. What regex should I use in Notepad++ to up every line of 2 seconds? 00:01:15,444 --> 00:01:17,613 should become 00:01:17,444 --> 00:01:19,613
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Notepad++ ; How to remove lines with similar data

so like the title says, I want to remove lines with similar datas as some other lines. I'm kind of working on a game project, and removing repetitive lines would help a lot. For example, there is a ...
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Multiline find and replace wrapper with wildcard inside

I'm trying to put a wrapper around a bunch of fields that already exist. I want to convert this: <div class="editor-label"> @Html.LabelFor(Function(model) model.FirstName) </div> ...
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Notepad++: Change Keyboard shortcuts for Scintilla commands not working

Notepad++ 6.6.9 Windows 7 I've read this post but it didn't help for my problem. I tried to change the keyboard mapping to delete a line with Ctrl+D (like in Eclipse). I modified the Scintilla ...
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Notepad++ doesn't apply my custom word style

I want to add keywords for system methods/commands like console, document, Math , ... Notepad recognizes the keywords, but doesn't format it with the colors... stylers.xml <LexerType ...
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Notepad++ remove comma from string

I have about 5000+ lines in a csv file. Part of each line looks like this: ...Name 1:, Smith, John, Name 1 #:... ...Name 1:, Doe, Jane, Name 1 #:... I need a regex that will remove the comma ...