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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Change highlighted section to a specific font style in a txt file

I wanted to know if this would be possible with Notepad++ (even if it means downloading plugins). Suppose I have a .txt file. This .txt file has some sections that contains some sample C++ code. I ...
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right-shift + right-ctrl locks ctrl key. All characters typed behave as though 'ctrl+' was inserted before the character

Currently using Windows 7 With two keyboard layouts: US Canadian Multilingual Standard. Behavior is seen in MS Word and Notepad++. Right-shift + Right-ctrl changes my language from 'US' to ...
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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 disable showing recent files in Notepad++?

I didn't find any option in "preferences". How can I do it? a screenshot of preferences in my notepad++:
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Notepad++ Joining a line containing a pattern to the previous line

I have a list of data containing table names and table parameters. In some of the cases, there is supplemental data containing the keyword SourceTableName Table:dbo_mlo_city;ODBC;DSN=blah; ...
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Notepad++: How to trim strings to a maximum length in a huge file?

community i need your help, please! i want to trim strings in a file with about 900000 lines: KAA BSJDKWLADDKHUEW AJMJJ GMEMJRGUMGA GJWEGRJGJALUSGEUIGRL AGUGADJF WE ..... I Want to trim all ...
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Convert specific word to uppercase

I have a document which have a specific words started with underscore ("_"). I need a regular expression for notepad++ to change it to uppercase. I've tried this one but it doesn't work: _\w+
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Add duplicate lines and numbers

i have a URL list like http://www.blabla.com/1/1.jpg http://www.blabla.com/1/2.jpg http://www.blabla.com/1/3.jpg ... http://www.blabla.com/2/1.jpg http://www.blabla.com/2/2.jpg ...
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Notepad++ Find Result position

I am using Notepad++ 6.6.9 and somehow by accident I released the Find Result box from the bottom of the screen and I want it to reattach there again. I tried two methods found on superuser but ...
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Poor performance with large .txt

Is there an inherent bug in the design of .txt that signficant performance drops can be experienced when working with relatively large files? Working with a file of over a million characters on ...
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Something took control over Notepad++? [duplicate]

So I was using Notepad++ today and then all of a sudden I couldn't move my mouse or keyboard but there was this message that was being typed out in a new page on Notepad, it was about the freedom of ...
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Notepad++: What does “Mac” format do?

Under Settings > Preferences > New Document > Format, there are 3 options: Windows, Mac, and Unix. I have looked on the Notepad++ Help pages, but it seems they're outdated, the images still ...
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Is there a way to get Notepad++ to associate specific filenames with a language when they lack an extension? [duplicate]

Several systems rely on files without extensions but with the same file names, such as Vagrant which uses Vagrantfile to define a set of VM boxes. I know how to set up file extentions to match ...
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Persistent Name column width of Doc Switcher panel in Notepad++?

In Notepad++ v6.6.9 for Windows, I have activated the "Doc Switcher" panel. Unfortunately, this panel does not remember the width of the "Name" column between sessions. Is there a way to ...
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Sublime Text Show Filanames when using Ctrl+Tab to Browse Opened files

Is there a way to show the list of files when I browse the open files using ctrl+tab keyboard shortcuts. It can be useful in selecting an appropriate file easily and visually. Not a deal-breaker but ...
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Notepad++ find procedure/ function declaration

I need to find a procedure declaration in Notepad++. How should I search using regex to find procedure someproc(..) and not the procedure "includes" external procedure someproc(...) i.e., search ...
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Find and Repleace with notepad++ and Wildcards/Placeholders

Please does someone knowm, how to do the following search and repleace with notepad++ ? from: to_timestamp('01-JAN-16 11.00.00.000000000 AM','DD-MON-RR HH.MI.SS.FF AM'), to: str_to_date('01-JAN-16 ...
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Syntax Highlighting for Column-based Language

I am working with files that have a specific character layout, i.e. bytes 1-10 bytes11-20 FirstName LastName FirstName LastName Is there anyway to specify a language that highlights or ...
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Can you replace between two words? - Notepad++

I got this list and I want to replace everything between ".gif" with the number on the other side ".gif" needs to replaced with everything between > and .gif on the same line So you got ".gif" and ...
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regex delete line contain result in office word 2013

I have a document in word. My paragraphs like: asdfasdfasdf abcYear052014 asdfasdfasdf acbYear122013 I want delete line xxxYearyyyy so in notepad++ I put .*[0-9]201[0-9]$ and replace with ...
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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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Can you reload a file from the server in Notepad++?

In Notepad++ I am using the NppFTP extension and would like to be able to reload the file from the server. There is an option to reload from disc, but that does not get any changes that someone else ...
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keeping right-to-left direction in notepad++

I use ctrl+alt+R to change the direction into right-to-left, but I want to keep it as my default direction so when I close it and open it again, I have the same direction.
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Notepad++ macro for changing a certain part of a string

I want to define a Notepad++ macro that takes any string that contains "foo", and creates its new versions only changing the foo to "bar1", "bar2" etc. so if my file contains abc_foo_def when I ...
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permanently setting curly braces style [duplicate]

When using notepad++ v6.6.3 I can go to Settings > Style Configurator and the select Brace highlighting style to choose my preferred colour style. However, I have to do this every time I open ...
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How to edit TextFX plugin of Notepad++ to have my own timeformat?

I tried Python Scripting but its not working for me. It throwing unexception. But Text fx is working great to add time. So anyone please help me to edit TextFX plugin.
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Find UTF8 characters with RegEx

I have many files (xml, css, js, html) and would like to see everyone who has "UTF-8" characters, because some files are in ANSI and others in UTF-8 without BOM. I tried several "RegEx" to the ...
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Notepad++ crashing when closing document tab since flash drive is removed

I was attempting to help the friend of a friend open a Word file that for reasons unknown to them had become corrupt. I gave Notepad++ a go after some other tries with other software, thinking I ...
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Open multiple files in notepad++ from a directory and subdirectory. I have file names in .txt file comma separated

I want to open multiple files in notepad++ or any other editor(where I can replace string in all files) from a directory and subdirectory I have file names in .txt file comma separated.
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Collapse regions using user defined language

I'm trying to add a User Defined Language in Notepad++ to allow regions in my documentation file to be collapsible. Header Sample -------------------------------------------------------------- -- ...
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Syntax highlighting of inline comments wrong for INI files

When editing an INI file, if I put an inline comment at the end of a declaration then the color of that comment is not the same as the color of the normal comment below. How can I make them the same? ...
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Notepad++ - Regex Helper

The past few updates have caused the regex helper plugin to raise an error when I try to open it: This happens on ALL machines I have notepad++ running on. Does anyone have any idea how to get this ...
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Select lines that contain anything different from 0.00

I have multiple lines in a notepad++ document and I want to find all the lines that contain something other than "0.00" Ie Timetaken: 2.39 Timetaken: 1.30 Timetaken: 0.75 Timetaken: 0.00 Timetaken: ...
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Notepad ++ Heredoc and Nowdoc PHP

Is there a way to fix the incorrect syntax highlighting in Notepad ++ for heredoc an nowdoc? It doesn't recognize the ending tag and makes the rest of the document highlighted as if it were in quotes. ...
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Notepad++ function list: Account for jquery listeners in javascript class

Notepad++'s function list works decently well with PHP and Javascript. I am having an issue with DOM listeners breaking my FL structure though. Does anyone know how to solve this? Here's a ...
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Delete multiple lines if one line contains certain string in notepad++

I have multiple lines for my website and now I want to clear up a few of them. Is there a way I can mark (or atleast delete) groups of lines that all contain a certain string? For example. ...
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Notepad++ backup corrupt

A while ago I was using Notepad++ 6.4.5 and I got a blue screen of death so the pc crashed. after restart I found that the txt file I was working on was blank in windows Notepad and only had the word ...
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Notepad++ Not loading workspace

Usually when I open Notepad++ it shows the workspace I was using previously. Today however, it is showing a blank workspace and when I select 'Reload Workspace' it says 'Can not find file to reload' ...
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How to view Unicode characters Paragraph Separator and Line Separator in Notepad++?

How can I see Unicode characters Paragraph Separator and Line Separator in Notepad++? If I select View - Show Symbol - Show All Characters, I still can't see these two characters. For example in ...
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NotePad++ - How to remove or replace newline characters?

Within my notepad++ environment, I have the following value on a page... test me out </li> I can search and find the ending </li> value with.... \n</li> but what do I need to ...
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Remove characters before string?

I have a huge CSV with content like so: 9,4300~SEAFOREL (VZ-1000984) 10,050T~KEERLA SWER (VZ-1000985) 11,RI-10~Richmond No.10 33kV (VZ-1000983) 12,366.FC~HUNT (VZ-1001094) I want to get the ...
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Why isn't my FTP server saving files properly?

I'm using Notepad++ with it's FTP functionality to edit files on my local machine. I also have FileZilla server running on my local machine which I am connecting to. I know this is a strange way of ...
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Plug-in command in Notepad++ Macro

I'd like to create a Notepad++ Macro executing the following commands: 1) Plugins -> Compare -> Compare. 2) View -> Word Wrap. Is that possible? Is there another workaround for the ...
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Notepad++ - How to remove everything after the last backslash “\” on a line in a text file

I have a list of about 30,000 files (with paths) that need to be individually copied along with their folder structures. Unfortunately, the paths are very long and the file copy utilities that will ...
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How to remove text before link

I want to remove everything before a link in some text. I'm using Notepad++ and have tried several regular expressions but nothing works correctly. What I want: Before 92812/abc.png', ...
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Copy specific text from notepad++

I have some text in notepad++ like this. I would like to get copy the text in quotes in the line, whose next line have text as "No links found" links in 'abc' as of time-spec 'now': No links found. ...
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Notepad++ RegEx Help Please

I would like to use notepad++ to remove all text after the / in a domain url. I have a huge list of domains and some of them have a specific page or address after the domain name. I want to strip the ...
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Notepad++ How to disable selected text as default Find text

My version is v6.6.9 and this behaviour seems to be there from my first use of Notepad++. Is there any way to disable notepad++ to use the current selected text as the default text in Find popup? ...
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How to remove lines in NPP?

I have text like this : Number,Name,IDclient,Workhours and I need to remove the first 3, and leave only the Workhours. How can I do that in NPP?
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How to “mark” multiple “words” in notepad++

I hope I explain this correctly... Using notepad++ I am trying to "mark" multiple words. I tried adding a "," between each word I am looking for in the "find what:" portion of "mark" but with no ...