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 can you change the zoom shortcut keys in Notepad++?

The shortcuts for zooming in and out in Notepad++ require using a mousewheel or a number pad, neither of which can be found on most laptops (like mine). You can change the shortcut keys by the menu ...
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Notepad++ 3 Views (windows) open? [duplicate]

In Notepad++ i'm familiar with opening files into new views (Move to Other View). This opens a second window which files can open in. Is there a way to open a 3rd view?
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Notepad+: Adding a Python Function parser / Function List

Are there any improvements that could be made to this? From ArtFunkel on SourceForge: http://sourceforge.net/p/notepad-plus/discussion/482781/thread/515001cd/#31ae <parser id="py_function" ...
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Notepad++ Bookmark lines along document map?

While working in Notepad++ I have the document map open. With long files i'd love to be able to place a bookmark along the scrollbar or near the document map so I can quickly jump to sections of code. ...
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Change number in last row in data seperated with commas in NotePad++

I have rows of data all separated with commas. How can I replace the last numbers after the last commas with the number 5 in NotePad++? For example: How do I replace 9, 17 and 124 with 5 in the below ...
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Notepad++ How to insert a new line when multi-editing?

can I insert a new line when multi-editing in Notepad++? I sometimes have to convert a list of codes like this: code01,code02,code03 to a list like this: code01 code02 code03 Multi-editing ...
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Replace spaces with colon (:) in Notepad++?

Suppose (this is sample data) I have these lines: A W BAKER X CANDLESTICKMAKER Y DOGCATCHER Z I want to change the whitespace ...
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Notepad++ search box has disappeared

I inadvertently detached the search box from the main Notepad++ window. Now that I am using a different multiple display configuration, I can no longer "see" or "find" the search window. Can someone ...
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ANSI to UTF-8 in Notepad++

I have a text encoded in ANSI: When I tried to convert it into UTF-8 (using the Notepad++ menu Encoding > UTF-8), I get some weird characters: I thought that UTF-8 was a superset of ANSI and ...
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How do I disable Notepad++'s “This file has been modified…” message? [duplicate]

Is there anyway to prevent this dialog box from popping up every time a file has been changed? This file has been modified by another program, do you want to reload it?
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Notepad++ auto format php code [duplicate]

In VisualStudio, i hit the keys CTRL+E, D and my C# code gets formatted. Is there a way to do this in notepad++ for PHP code?
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Sorting lines in Notepad++ without TextFx plugin

Current version of Notepad++ is 6.6.3. Version 6.5.2 is the first, that introduced native (without plugin) sorting function to Notepad++. At least that's what they claim. Because, even though we're ...
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How to paste a link in many lines, instead of pasting it manually every time, using notepad++?

I hope this is possible, but didn't manage to find it. Image for clarification:
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Notepad++ does not print to console from perl script

I have following perl script: print "test: "; my $input = <>; print "result: ", $input; I made NppExec command in Notepad++: NPP_SAVE perl "$(CURRENT_DIRECTORY)\$(FILE_NAME)" When I run ...
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Corrupted text file recovery (Win7 x64)

I'm having some difficulties in recovering the contents of a .txt file. While writing to a text file, on a Win7 x64 virtual machine, the host machine crashed. After rebooting, I noticed that the ...
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How can I sort the lines in a text file, by certain character after a question mark, in Notepad++?

i have a lot of quizzes in a text file in the form : Which member of the Big Band era had the hit song 'Pennsylvania 6-5000'? Glenn Miller Who created the 201.5-meter long and 1.5-meter wide ...
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Notepad++ - “Replace with” adds new-line character after replaced text. How do I remove it?

Original text: 2### Test 123 I am doing this operation: Find what: 2### Replace with: 2###\r\nText before Result: 2### Text before Test 123 Desired result: 2### Text before Test 123 For ...
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How can I filter out from Function List?

Notepad++ has a Function List feature that allows for quick jumping to functions. This is all fine and dandy, but I find that if I'm working in JavaScript and use anonymous functions, then it quickly ...
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Notepad++ doesn't save shortcut changes

Notepad++ ver 6.6.3. Settings - Shortut Mapper - Save All - change to F5 This works inside the current session, but next time - the default shortcut values are loaded. How can I save the changes, ...
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Weird behavior when launching app from CMD with/without start

I am writing a batch file Version 1: "c:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\notepad++.exe" start explorer . Version 2: start "c:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\notepad++.exe" start explorer . V1 ...
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How to use a regex to organize song lists, changing their order from “Song - Artist” to “Artist - Song”?

I have a long list of songs in the format "Artist - Song", but I want them to be listed as "Artist - Song". How to change all items automatically with a regular expression, preferably on Notepad++?
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Notepad++ disable document tab undocking

I have had a little look around for the answer for this, but not too sure if I'm using the correct wording :/ Basically, my little sister is using notepad++ to learn some coding, and she has butter ...
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Printing from Notepad++ without word wrap

Is it possible to print from Notepad++ without word wrap? If so, please explain how. (Background: When I print blocks of code, I need word wrap turned off because the indentation of the code is more ...
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Selective Find & Replace to pretty up my C code in Eclipse or Notepad++

I am working on a old C code which have debug statments like this: debug(1, "SomeDebugStmt %s %d", someString, someNumber); ... debug(2, "another SomeDebugStmt number 2 %s %d", anotherString, ...
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How can I replace “/>XXXXX”/> with "/> within a selection

I have a CSV file which I am editing with Notepad++. There is a section of about 500 consecutive lines where I want to replace "/>XXXXX"/> with "/> where XXXXX are numbers. Is there a way to ...
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Can I apply a regex to file filter on Notepad++?

I have a folder full of xml files, and I want to search through them for a particular ID. However, I only want to search the files that are of the format hello_apple_01.xml, hello_apple_02.xml... ...
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Opening a text file in notepad++ and refreshing it at regular interval of time using a bat file

i want to open a text document in notepad++ through bat file which i have achieved . this is the command i am using to open a file. %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe "D:\path of file\file.log" Secondly as ...
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Notepad++: Keyboard Shortcut to Switch Views

I often use Notepad++ in a split-view like shown in the image below. I am really lazy and hate lifting my hand to use my mouse to switch focus from the left view to the right view and vice-versa. ...
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Remove quotation marks around a number (while leaving other quotes)

I want to replace all text like this: "latitude": "32.336533", with this: "latitude": 32.336533, I'm using Notepad++.
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How to show menu bar in notepad++? [duplicate]

The menu bar in notepad++ is missing. I have tried to remove plugins, even reinstate the program, still menu bar is hidden. Any ideas ?
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How to remove extension association using regedit.exe?

Following my post here - Can't un-associate .css extension from Visual Stdio 2013 and the suggested solution - Why are certain default application associations "locked"? What do I ...
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Smart selections (between quotes) for notepad++

def "Abc the quick brown fox jumped over def" print "Hello World" end Suppose my cursor is somewhere between abc and def, how can i make notepad++ select the whole text between the double quotes? ...
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Can't type backslash in Notepad++

When I type the backslash key on my keyboard, nothing happens in Notepad++ I have been using Notepad++ for years and only recently - I think I first noticed this a couple months ago - this started ...
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Adding characters at the end of multiple lines [closed]

What I have: hello What I want: hello1 hello2 hello3 hello4 hello5 But with around 1500 numbers and the word isn't hello. I want to use Notepad++ for this. I don't wanna have to do find: $ replace ...
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Associate .less files with notepad ++

I just love notepad++ however I'm working with .less files and when I open a .less file it's just a normal text not a language (css) no code highlighting is there a plugin or something to make ...
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How to open the tail of 8 GB log files using Notepad++ in Windows?

How to open the tail of 8 GB log files using Notepad++ In Windows? I used Notepad Document Monitor but don't quite get how to use it. I start monitoring and then what? How do I select the large file? ...
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Highlighting search results in Notepad++

I have just downloaded Notepad++ as I use it to work with large data. I usually search for lines missing data so I do CTRL+F and search for ,, as that means my data is missing. After it gives me the ...
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How to disable notepad++ autocomplete

I want to turn off autocompletion on words in notepad++ Or at least have something more discreet.
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Styling a word for all documents in Notepad++

I'm using a program that generates some files with no extension and I'm opening them to see whether it is related to me or not looking at some words in the file. What I need is some plug-in or ...
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How to change Notepad ++ cursor

I was playing around with a friend of mine and accidentally hit a bunch of keyboards on my Windows 7 laptop. I had Notepad ++ open at the time and when I came back to see what I was typing, the cursor ...
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How to use silver searcher in notepad++

On windows, silver searcher is my favorite to search code. and silver searcher is more accurate than the notepad++ internal searcher. Do you know how to use silver searcher within notepad++? and make ...
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Remove lines with more than 3 words?

I'm trying to remove lines with more than 3 words in Notepad++. I can't seem to find the expression for "word" on google, and I can't use the "number of characters" as it wouldn't be feasible.
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Remove Lines with Less than X number of letters Notepad++

How do I remove lines with less than X number of letters/numbers? I see the options to replace words, but that's about it. I've done some Google searches and I have not been able to find this ...
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Notepad++ Removing lines with X number of same words

I do not want to specify the words, I just want to automatically detect lines with similar words. For example, all these lines would be deleted due to having 2+ similar words. Lovely days in the ...
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Different background colors for different file types in notepadd++ [duplicate]

Is there a way to have different background colors, or different themes for different file types or programming languages in notepad++? For example I want to have a dark theme when I have a C++ code ...
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Edit file side by side for translation in notepad++

I have to translate a lot of files in multiple languages. I would like to use notepad++ with "move to the other view" then "Synchronize Vertical Scrolling". The document is written so that lines are ...
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How to align text in notepad++ from left to right margins?

How can I align text to left and right margins by adding extra space between words as necessary? I'm looking for something like the Justified alignment (Ctrl+J) option in Microsoft Word.
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How to solve Notepad++ crashes after DSpellCheck plugin misconfiguration (Dos)?

When you open notepad++, click on plugins and go to DSpellCheck and then click Settings. In the "hunspell dictionaries path" field, enter about 4000 to 80000 'A'. Then it crashes. When it is opened ...
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Automatic Copy to clipboard when deleting bunch of text

Since some time I noticed an irritating behaviour on my PC (Windows 7). Whenever i have a bunch of text. Want to copy part of it (to clipboard), and later select remaining text and delete it with ...
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Remove duplicate strings Notepad++

I have two tabs opened in Notepad++. One contains 450 strings and the other has 180. How do I remove the 180 which also occur in the list of 450?? I'm aware of find and replace - but how to do this ...