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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Notepad++ tabbing out of tags, autocomplete

I'm trying to learn a little HTML. Everyone says to use Notepad++ over notepad. I have autocomplete on. My question: When I type my opening tag and Notepad++ then puts"""" closing tag, how do I ...
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Notepad++: Save code folding status or open collapsed

I have found similar questions as http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9157518/how-to-save-collapse-status-in-notepad and Is there a way to save the code folding in Notepad++?. And ...
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Is it possible to associate a notepad++ plugin with a file extension?

I have installed notepad++ with the jsonviewer extension. Now it is possible to view and browse json in a friendlier format but I would like to do that without shortcut keys or browsing the menu. So ...
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Convert .txt. file from windows-1251 to utf-8

I'm trying to read the cyrillic text that is stored in .txt format. Once I open it with OpenOffice, it is OK. Once I open it with Notepad++, it shows unreadable symbols. Setting Windows-1251 prior ...
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Replace first instance in Notepad++ using Regex

I'm completely new to RegEx and could really use some help with my dilemma. I have a large text file of IP addresses and corresponding hosts: 157.55.33.47 msnbot-157-55-33-47.search.msn.com ...
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Using Notepad++ to replace only a part of the text

In a html file I want to replace <div id="pe1" style="display:none"> <div id="pe2" style="display:none"> .... <div id="pe20" style="display:none"> with <div id="pe1" ...
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Notepad++ disable document switcher mouse shortcut

Notepad++ has this feature where you can right click + mousewheel to scroll between documents. My problem is that I hit this all the time by accident resulting in minor (yet cumulative) annoyances ...
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How can i keep and remove some charecters from specific line notepad++

i have about 1000 of 80000 rows that looks like these lines and with different disposition ...
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Add new line after words matching a specific pattern

I'm trying to add a new line before and after a hyphenated word (one or many hyphens) in Notepad++ Input This is a search-and-replace test which I need-help to figure-out</h2> Output This ...
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How do I process this data with a regex in Notepad++?

I have a database dump, looking like this: ;i:23;s:18:"Product Name1";i:24;s:27:"Product Name2";i:25;s:15:"Product Name3"; [...] All I'd like to get in Notepad++ is this: Product ...
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Performance issues with Notepad++

For some reason, Notepad++ has performance issues when I open a file containing a very long line (+40M characters). The total size of the file is approximately 60 MB. I have to wait several seconds ...
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How do I restore verbose backup (bak) of notepad++ file?

My system crashed and my document is hosed. I have a restore from yesterday morning, but want to see if I can restore any of the .bak files that npp has produced for me. I enabled the verbose backup ...
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HighLight matching tags in php

Have php with echoing html tags. notepad++ 6.4.5 is highlighting ok the tags inside php and outisde php. notepad++ 6.5 is highlighting ok the tags only outisde php and NO HIGHLIGHT inside php code. ...
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Notaped++: pasting in block edit mode in Notepad++?

I can enter the block edit mode using Shift+Alt+A in Eclipse. For Notepad++ they recommend push down the Alt key then select the block you want with the mouse (without releasing the Alt key). ...
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Increment Number in notepad++

I have numbers like 32,33,33.1,33.2,34,34.1,35,35.1,35.2,35.3,35.4,36 and so on. Now is it possible that if I will change the number 32 to 52, then all respective numbers will also change like ...
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In Notepad++, how do I remove characters after a certain character?

In NotePad++, I want to remove everything after the third : character in a line. So, the character would look like: text:moretext:evenmoretext How would I get rid of the evenmoretext?
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Config Eclipse to open files in external editor

We can go in Windows > Preferences, Editors > File Assossiation to config external editor for any file type. I've done that and now I can right click on any file and go Open With to open that file in ...
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How to replace multiple text into div tags using Notepad++?

I'm a new user of Notepad ++ and I need your help. I have several pages templates using shortcodes like this: [div] Block Text1 [/div] [div] Block Text2 [/div] I'd like to find a fast way to paste ...
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how I change this regex to work in these texts [duplicate]

3 days ago a friend give me a code to keep some sentences and delete other sentences that they were not need in notepad ++. Today My teacher told me that this code don't work for all of sentences and ...
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Restore the compare mini-window in Notepad++

In notepad++ when you use compare, there's that miniwindow that shows and overview of changes across the whole document. I've closed that at some point - how do I restore it?
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Record pretty print in macro

How can I record the Pretty Print (XML only - with line breaks) Ctrl+Alt+Shift+B functionality from the XML Tools plugin as part of a macro? Currently I have CDATA-ed xml that comes over the wire ...
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How to keep special strings in notepad++ and delete other strings?

I want to find some special strings in my text and then delete other strings. For example in this sentence: ( (IP-MAT (CONJ vnnd) (NP-NOM (D das) (N wort)) (BED war) (PP (P bey) ...
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How set colors for css selectors if css code is embeded?

I have Notepad++ 6.4.5. Is it possible to set different colors for css selectors if css code is EMBEDDED into php file, as if css code is in a separate file ?
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Is there a Notepad++ addon to add an option to change / set character encoding on the save dialogue?

It really confuses me how Notepad, the crappy Windows application, has this feature and yet Notepad++, the amazingly useful third party alternative, doesn't. Also, because I know people are going to ...
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Extract Mobile Numbers from text file Starting with 0300 or 0321. Like 0300-XXXXXXX, 0321-XXXXXXX [closed]

How can I extract only mobile numbers from my text file? Mobile numbers format is 03xx-xxxxxxx. Text is something like this: 1 Mr.Pervaiz Ahmad Latifi Rajput Traders, W/571, Ratta Road, Near ...
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Notepad++ keyboard shortcut assignment always not working

I like to set a lot of keyboard shortcut (you can call me a shortcut freak) thus I have been assigning quite a lot of shortcuts in the shortcut mapper. After assigning I found out that some shortcuts ...
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Script to port specifc data from doc1 (notepad++) to specific place(s) in doc2

I really appreciate your help with a windows script or regex function that ports specific data from doc1 (xml in notepad++) to specific place(s) in doc2 (notepad++). I'm running win8. Thank you in ...
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Added new autocomplete words to Notepad++ html.xml but they don't autocomplete?

I edited the html.xml file in Notepad++ i've added one new line to test if it would autocomplete but it's not. I added <KeyWord name="form-control" />. This isn't an html tag but a CSS class. So ...
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Saving part of found term when replacing in Notepad++

I want to use Notepad++ to find/replace large chunks of code, but a hefty part of it deals with arrays. How can I put a "variable" in Notepad++'s Find/Replace window so that part of it can be saved ...
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Notepad++ expand/collapse block with keyboard

My question is pretty straight-forward, is there a way in Notepad++ to expand and collapse blocks with keyboard shortcut? I already know about the alt+0 and alt+shift+0 to expand / collapse all blocks ...
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Text editor that shows preview window of CSS classes, ID's and elements [closed]

I use a combination of Notepad++, Sublime and also Dreamweaver. I still use DW because of its really handy CSS Styles window, and for me its the quickest way of navigating through large CSS files. ...
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Change the new file name in Notepad++

Is there a way to change the default new file name from "new #" to something else, or at least remove the space and/or replace it with an underline.
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Notepad++ find in files found nothing

Notepad++ find in files used to work for me a while a go. And I just tried to use it again last week, it found nothing even I know the being searched string is in the directory. I have tried different ...
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merge two rows if first column is same in notepad++

I have the following data 11111 | aff | baucj | blah | blah 13331 | azvaff | bcacj | blah | blah 11111 | aasfff | aascj | blah | blah 13331 | aafzvff | baucj | blah | blah 12221 | arthrf | bacsfucj | ...
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Notepad++ 6.4.5 disable plugins update tab

How to disable Updates tab from Plugins i.e. Launch the Notepad++ shortcut Go to "Plugins"->"Plugin Manager" -> "Show Plugin Manager" Under that there's an Updates tab. Is there a way to disable ...
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Delay in saving files over Windows VPN

I'm connecting to a Windows network VPN from my home PC. Home PC is Windows 7, and work server is Windows Server 2008 R2. There's a noticeable and annoying delay (5 seconds approx) when saving small ...
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Notepad++ issue VBScript code appearing on .html files

Hi guys I am having problems with notepad++. Everytime I close an HTML file there is always a vbscript code that appears below the HTML file. Is this a virus with notepad++? The VB script code does ...
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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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Notepad++ How to cut all text after a specfic character

I have some text I want to edit using Notepad++. The text follows a pattern such as test 1 - test1, test 2 - test2, test 3 - test3 and so on, one per line. I would like to 'cut' all the ...
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Using wildcard search/replace in Notepad++

Here's my problem: In a .txt file, I need to find and replace thousands of instances of syntax like this: (see (a053007djfgspwdf)) or (see (a053007djfgspwdf) and (a54134xsedgeg)) or (see ...
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Display Notepad++ file search results in realtime?

Is there a way to display Notepad++ file search results as they are found, rather than all at once when the search is completed? When searching through large directories, it would be nice to be able ...
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Is it possible to move tabs with keyboard in Notepad++

Is it possible to move tabs with keyboard in Notepad++? I am not talking about moving between tabs but reorganizing tabs with keyboard only.
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Stop extra space on carriage return in notepad++

When I hit return in notepad++ the cursor goes to the next line, as I would expect, but it also adds an additional space on the new line. Is there anywhere in preferences that I can stop this ...
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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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Get <td> tags to include a newline with zen-coding in Notepad++

With notepad ++, I have a slight problem with tag spacing. Normally, what I see with youtube tutorials is: <body> <div class="mainDiv"> <div> <div> ...
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The best syntax highlight for JSON data file in Notepad++

Currently my latest version of Notepad++ displays .json file as below snaphots which looks so dumped. Do you have any sysntax highlight set recommended for json data file? In the photo, @1: key, @2: ...
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How to make Internet Explorer not open extensions

So, I had been using Notepad++ to open many be files - say, .txt, or .log, for example. And that is how I like it. One day, though, internet explorer suddenly started opening them, which I most ...
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Do not show entries starting with . in Notepad++ FTP plugin (NppFTP)

I am using Notepad++ FTP plugin (NppFtp) to remotely edit the files. However, it displays hidden files and directories too (those starting with .). I have tried to change this behavior by going to ...
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Powershell Script Open Files Across Computer and Local

I don't like Microsoft's built in Notepad at all. I prefer to use notepad++, but since it's not built in it's not easy to use from a command line. I am writing a powershell script that can help out, ...
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when i open new file it insert code in notepad++

First i want to tell you that i now i only use notepad++ for assembly language. and i have made assembly my default language by reading this here so when i open new file it highlight as assembly now ...