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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Is there any way to recover unsaved notepad++ docs?

I had to immediate shut down, and I lost about 20 unsaved tabs, is there any way to recover these?
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How can I highlight .htaccess code in Notepad++?

How can I highlight .htaccess code? I downloaded this XML file and I copy and pasted file content to userDefinedLanguage.xml inside my install directory. According to the documentation found here I ...
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Transform a CSV with Notepad++

Suppose I have a CSV file like this: 1,"abc",,,, 2,"def",,,"ghi", 3,,"jkl",,,"mno" Now I need to transform it in 3 steps: Replace all empty spaces with the String NULL Add at the beginning of ...
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Regular Expression notepad++ deleate comments in ( )

I am currently working with notepad++ and would like to deleate text between brackets togeather with the brackets themselves! I would like to use a regular expression. Example: (thisIsAnExample) ...
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Find and Replace in .txt file by extracting data from spreadsheet

I need to replace instances like Manhole Name="1" with Manhole Name="SW3/001" for instance by extracting the data from spreadsheet. Would that be possible using regex, or in any possible way ? ...
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Notepad++: Selecting blocks of code containing a specific word

I need help with trying to copy blocks of code from Notepad++ where it contains specifically the word, "write". All blocks start with < User > and ends with < /User >. There's hundreds of ...
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Find and replace multiple times in txt file

I know this might have been asked before, but I could not find an answer to it. I need to replace the following: CoverLevel="XX" with CoverLevel="0" , this includes XX being any number, without ...
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How can I efficiently switch between smart quotes and vertical quotes in Notepad++?

I'm editing an .hmtl document in Notepad++, and I need to be able to efficiently switch between typing smart quotes ( ‘ ’ “ ” ) and vertical quotes ( ' ' " " ). How can I do this? I would like to use ...
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Notepad++ document map only shows part of file

I'm dealing with a large file of 4400 lines, but the document map only shows a portion of it, meaning I end up scrolling up and down which negates the usefulness of a doument map. How can I make the ...
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Notepadd++: how to add a second KEYWORD group in the built-in style configuration of javascript?

I wanna give a different colour to javascript keywords that represent javascript objects (i.e. functions, true, false, null, document, etc.) In order to do that, I want to add a second KEYWORD group ...
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Notepad++: Automatic “comment line (*)” on newline

is there a way to make notepad++ behave like eclipse with multi-line comments? It would be great if notepad automatically inserts " * " every time I make a new line in a /* */ comment-section. To be ...
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How change the appearance of the programme in Notepad++

When doing Python or Java programming or using any other programming language How to change the appearance of the code, meaning as far as I can see, at a time only the appearance of one ...
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Notepad's .LOG command inside Sublime Text 3

I've been using notepad and notepad++ since forever, but now that i've been coding more I'm using Sublime Text 3. One feature of notepad that I miss most is the .LOG command. When a file has .LOG on ...
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How can one turn off spellchecking in Notepad++?

I have 6.8.3; the solutions given here: How can one turn off spell checking in Notepad++? ... are for version 6.5 or so. The UI items mentioned in the solution are no longer present. That is, my ...
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Text goes beyond border of the window frame

in Notepad++ the line of text goes beyond the window frame:: However, I would like to have it so the text does not go outside the frame: How do I do this in Notepad++?
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automate software/page feature/notepad++ feature?

I'm wondering if there's something I can use to make something easier, it's easier if I explaint through an example. I'm working on a stats change in RPG Maker, and for this feature to work I need to ...
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Regular Expression to match a dot followed by a space inside a tag

I must be missing something quite obvious, but I need to match every dot followed by a space ". " inside these tags: <example:label xml:lang="en">One. Two. Three. Four</example:label> ...
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What is the regular expression in Notepad++ which matches 1 to 8 character words?

I have a very big text file. Every line in this textfile has a one word in it. How do I search for words which are 1 to 8 characters long? [A-Za-z]{1,7} doesn't work.
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Notepad++ How do I delete in between characters?

How do I select in between characters? Turn this. 11144552222/questions/ask Into this. 11144552222//ask
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Search and replace math operations with the result in Notepad++

I have several large txt files the following examples: data="32/3" count id="3" data="0.0237/4" ext min="1" max="3" data="28.69*2" My goal is to search for all the math operations and replace them ...
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Extract calendar event data within an .ics file into separate .ics files

I have a large .ics calendar file that contains multiple calendars. I need to separate the events within the large file into separate smaller .ics files, one for each calendar. The data is all ASCII ...
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Notepad++ User Defined Language line color based on ending delimiter

I have my language working good except on last rule: In the following code: Init: ErrorMessage, ProgressMessage = "" StatusMessage = "No experiment has been performed" pi = 3.141592653589793 ...
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Notepad++ automatically tries to create a file named after the line number of my first error in GHCi

I'm using Notepad++ as my "IDE" of choice for Haskell, and up until recently, it worked fine. Now though, if I have a error in GHCi when I launch the editor, Notepad++ will ask me if I'd like to ...
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Let NotePad++ show consecutive line numbers despite wraped lines?

It is possible to let NotePad++ show consecutive line numbers despite having "wrap" activated? I need to wrap for purpose of overview and so do I need the consecutive line number (despite being it ...
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Why do fonts look better in firefox (waterfox) than they do in notepad++?

If font rendering is handled by the OS for both my web browser (firefox / waterfox), and my text editor (notepad++), why do they look so much worse in the text editor? I see the same subpixel ...
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unknown exception error when I run Notepad++ v6.8.2 when starting Regex Helper

I get an unknown exception error in Notepad++ v6.8.2 when starting Regex Helper? Any suggestions? OS: Win7 64-bit Installed with installer package
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Remove all lines after /

I have 2 lists one with this format: http://www.example.com/archives/573 http://www.example.com/1812.html http://example.com/hello-world/ but i want it in this format www.example.com ...
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Find and Replace with Notepad++

Having a large list with icons to include in HTML icon-picons-abacus icon-picons-add icon-picons-airplay icon-picons-alert HTML Code <div class="col-sm-4 col"><em ...
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Notepad ++ how to configure search box to display ALL text

I have imported a custom XML file in Notepad++ which allows me to analyse log files using a nice color coded theme. When I perform a "find" and the find box comes up the results inside the box only ...
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slow program response when restoring window after some time

On my Dell Notebook, I recently upgraded my RAM from 8GB to 16GB, and the secondary mSata SSD from 32GB to 512GB. First HD is magnetic. On the SSD, I got Intel Rapid Start and Intel Rapid Storage ...
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Notepad++.Find something in find results

Its a simple question.Once I perform a search in notepad++ .Is there any posibility to search something in the result of the fisrt search? Edit. Sometimes i have to do some reports about logs and i ...
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Notepad++ to enter new line and not get indented hotkey?

Auto-indent in Notepad++ sometimes turns out to be very annoying - e.g. when we work with text/note file. Very often do I want to enter a new line and the cursor is NOT indented i.e. at the beginning ...
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Change line comment mark for a given language

When I comment out lines (Edit -> Comment/Uncomment -> Single-line comment, or Ctrl+K) in VBS, Notepad++ inserts REM as the comment marker. I would prefer to have the ' inserted. How can I change ...
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How to copy the result from the last search across a folder without copying results from previous searches in Notepad++?

I performed a search across a folder in Notepad++. How to copy the results from the search without copying the results from the previous searches? I use the latest version of Notepad++ with ...
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Replace a line with a specified pattern

As shown in the example, the number 1 appears in the same column in every line, and in my file, there are 6000 lines like that in total. 1. 1 2. 1 3. 1 4. 1 5. 1 6. 1 7. 1 8. 1 9. 1 I want to ...
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Notepad++ find and replace string or text with new string or text

I have some code several hundred lines long and I want to find each "String" and replace it with a different "String". Example below... $BR360Button.Add_Click({BR360Button}) ...
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Replace every nth instance of a character with a new line in Notepad++

I have a pipe delimited string of NAME|VALUE pairs looking something like this.. Name1|Value1|Name2|Value2|Name3|Value3 What I want to do is to replace every second instance of | with a new line so ...
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How to Replace text inside tag in Notepad ++ from 2 file Xml?

Example: File 1: <CannonExp.xml> <String> <ID> 1 </ID> <ASCII> Memiliki beberapa Giant crossbow yang dapat menyerang jarak jauh. Kelemahan fortress ini ...
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Delete all information you don't need in notepad++ and then put it on separate lines

I want to know how to take a large amount of code and then remove all of the useless stuff that I dont need. For example, take <option value="S1">blah blah blah</option> <option ...
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add closing tag at end of line using notepad++

I have a text document where every line has an opening tag. I need to add a matching closing tag at the end of each line. For example: What I have:<exe>Example text between tags. What I ...
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Notepad++: Strange character with non english language

In win 7 I don't have any problem with notepad++ when using Persian language but after upgrading to windows 10, I can't type characters correctly (see bellow picture). Already entered characters are ...
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My version of Notepad++ does not create backups

What I am trying to do is recover a file that was accidentally "not saved" or "not saved properly". Anyway, I was working with a document and up popped a window asking me to do something with the ...
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Search & replace speed in Notepad++ / indexing

I am using Notepad++ to search and replace in around 60, 000 files, one folder. It only seems to be processing around 2 files per second, is there any way to speed this up? I have an i7 processor ...
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How to insert a line between two lines which match a certain pattern in Notepad++

This is my text file echo Move date ahead 18 days to 30-09-2016 date 30-09-2016 echo Basic Rule Backups echo Move date ahead 1 day to 1-10-2016 date 1-10-2016 echo date ahead 1 day to 2-10-2016 date ...
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Notepad++ regex find/replace adjacent ids

I have a csv file that looks like this: ID, term, functional category GO:0008166,viral replication,P, GO:0008167,sigma virus replication,P, GO:0008168,GO:0004480,methyltransferase activity,F, ...
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How to split a big line into more lines but only after the 5th character group with “@”?

I have a big line like this in notepad++ @asdasd @dsdsds @dosos @sdisidisi @diisdisidi @dfidifidif @ofodofodf .... I want to split this line in more lines. Each with only 5 "@" character groups ...
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Combine custom run command and macro in Notepad++ 6.8

Following very useful guidance by Friedrich Huebler on integrating Stata with Notepad++ I've added a set of run commands that are assigned to: F9 - run selected line F10 - run the whole file I in ...
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Notepad++ Is there a setting to stop from asking me to save on exit?

I'd like the option to have Notepad++ exit, and close individual tabs without asking me if I want to save every file where edited. I tend to run with a lot of tabs open, and am capable of ...
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Notepad++ Force every file format to selected one when opening any file type

I would like to format every opened file in Notepad++ (all files regardless of their extension) to eg. batch or VBS format. Is there a way to achieve that? I've found a setting for formatting new ...
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Delete everything in second column not in parentheses

I have a file that looks like this: gene ID protein Solyc06g062540 (Z) PYROPHOSPHATASE 3 (PTHR20889:SF0) Solyc10g075050 ALBUMIN SUPERFAMILY (PTHR33076:SF11) Solyc07g061760 ...