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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Extract/delete all other text than whats inside quotation marks (“ ”), and after string

I'm have a very big data output in a .txt file that looks like this: value1="1",value2="2",value3="test3",value4="4" value1="1",value2="2",value3="anothertest3",value4="4" ...
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Quickly increment selected numbers in Notepad++

I'm working on a plain text configuration file that has a configuration key format of <type name>_<#>_<Subcomponent name>=<value> To be a little more clear, the ...
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Text editor which enables real-time spell checking

Is there a text editor which enables real-time spell checking like the rich tech editor in Gmail or even typing anything using Firefox? is there a Notepad++ plugin?
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Notepad++ highlight transparency

I use dark themes and when I select a word, Notepad++ highlights all the occurences of that word in the current document. But the highlight color for matches other than the current word is somehow ...
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Notepad++ hotkey to `mark all` search text

What is the shortcut to mark all the text in search box?
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How can I run an unsaved file?

Is there a way in notepad++ to use the "Run > Launch in ..." functions on unsaved files? If you do this, it just tries to open "{notepad++-Dir}\new 1", which doesn't exist of course. I sometimes just ...
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Remove lines containing only a word and a number ? (notepad++, regex)

I have several hundreds of .txt files from which I would like to remove the lines where only the word "Volume" followed by a number appears. The word "Volume" may appear several times in each text ...
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File getting corrupted when uploading with Filezilla

I have been using Filezilla for a long time, but this morning something strange started to happen when i upload from local to server. When i upload file using Filezilla files are getting curropted. ...
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Is there a way to change the look of the expand / collapse boxes and lines in Notepad++?

I was wondering if anyone knows of a way to change how the Expand / Collapse boxes and lines look in Notepad++. For example currently when you place your cursor within a xml or html tag, Notepad++ ...
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Replace all, “But” Regex Notepad++

I have a text file with lines looking like the one below : ('8510851205', 'needthishere', '', ''), I need it to remove everything and leave only needthishere on every single line. How would I do this ...
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Is there a way to perform block folding in CSS with Notepad++?

For example, I wanted to be able to collapse this section block. /* BEGIN FOOTER CSS */ footer { padding: 40px 0px 30px 0px !important; } div.copyright { padding: 60px 0px 0px 0px ...
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How Do You Replace Individual Periods/Full Stops Without Replacing Decimal Points?

A bit of an awkward one, this; I've been gathering data using an eye-tracker, which gives its output as .txt files (Excel is also an option but there are too many samples so notepad it is). I need to ...
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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 get a Table of contents in Notepad++?

Is it possible to get a Table of contents in Notepad++ or if not, is there any text editor that is fast and can provide table of content feature. I am trying to avoid Windows Word which is way too ...
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How can you get the specific spaces you want to remove in notepad ++

Example: I want to remove the space I want to remove the space I want to remove the space How can I remove the word SPACE so that the three sentences will be a complete thought. Is there a ...
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Auto start Notepad++ macro

Is there a way to auto start a Notepad++ macro? I have a macro created but I want it to be run automatically when Notepad++ starts.
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Need help on cuting the entire row using notepad++

i have a file with below lines abc abc.domain.com 123 123.domain.com xyz xyz.domain.com I want to copy all domain.com lines to copy and paste is somewhere in excel. like this ...
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Append to data in an XML attribute using Regex in Notepad++

Newbie alert! I am trying to automatically append some text to the data within an XML attribute - I believe notepad++ will do it but I cant figure out the expression I need to use to search. It ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Unable to replace LF in notepad++

I am unable to replace LF in notepad++. Below are the steps I did ctrl+f Replace tab find what -\n replace with - ~ Though I have many line feeds which I can see when I go to view-show ...
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ahk SetTitleMatchMode stopped working

Problems I had AHK set up on my computer, a few files (programmen.ahk and grammatik.ahk for example) in the same folder /ahk-script I might have installed some program, because the script does not ...
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Notepad++ EOL conversion difficulties from UNIX to windows. How to ensure it stays converted?

I have a .txt file which is in a UNIX/OSX format when it should be in windows. I have tried to convert it in Notepad++ through Edit>EOL Conversion>Windows format. However when I convert it in ...
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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 Undo the “Remove Unnecessary Blank and EOL” in NotePad++

I am using Notepad++ for my coding , just used the their Edit > Remove Unnecessary Blank and EOL feature to remove the space and tabs and compressed the code , but how do i UnDo it ? is there ...
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Replace timestamps by increasing number

Hello again Superuser! I have ~40 .txt files with rows like this: 11:20 : Go to lunch 13:40 : Go to parkinglot 14:40 : Wait for flight to arrive .. (and so on for ~90 lines per txt file) And I ...
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Notepad++ Search by Columns

I would like to search a file only on the first column based on a set of IDs from another file. Copy and paste the results to another output file. For example , My first file contains ABHA-PHY49M ...
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How to insert symbols on Notepad++ before a point?

Anyone have an idea about how to insert symbols on Notepad++ every X phrases (point-separated) and also before every linebreak? I am working with plain text. Thank you in advance.
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Search Replace extended in a html file

i have a little question. I have a big html file and want to replace lots of things inside a lot of times. The only problem i cant solve is a replace with a variable. Example: <image ...
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How to delete words or characters before or after other words or characters in Notepad++

I want these series of characters, or rather strings: www.example1.com www.example2.com To become like these ones: example1 example2 using Notepad++.
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How do I separate words in notepad++, Excel or similar?

Here is the data what I have got. Abdul Rashid a025684t@usa.nit 245 ST.CLOUD VILLAGi CT. # 101 MILPTTAS CA 73634 9600280136 and the output should be like Abdul Rashid ...
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Match (highlight) invalid Hungarian notation variables syntax

We follow our own defined coding standard (Hungarian notation) as per our checklist, using Notepad++: Check that all variables are valid according to Hungarian notation identifier naming convention, ...
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Expression to replace a section of test

I have a large xml file that I'm trying to replace text in and would like to replace sections of the test with other text. Below are example tags that I would like to modify. The section of each tag ...
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Type macro's name in text editor to run it, Is such a thing even possible?

Atm, I'm notepad++ user working mostly on Javascript. And I have a lot of commands that I want to bind to macros. Remember all hotkeys is hard and unpleasant thing. So I wonder is it's possible to let ...
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Notepad++, my regex that works elsewhere, seem not work with Notepad++ search

Hello i got following regex height="(\d*\.\d{3})\d*cm" And problem, while it works on site i did designed it http://gskinner.com/RegExr/ it wont work with notpad++, could someone help me ...
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Notepad++ Drag to ftp

I'm using both explorer and NppFTP plugins for NP++. Is there a way to drag and drop a file from the local explorer window to the remote ftp one?
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pasting a folder through an sftp connection in notepad++

I want to paste a folder through notepad++ to a repository I connect to through sftp. Notepad++ only allows me to upload one file at a time which is not very practical. Any ideas other that winSCP (it ...
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Word list filtering and duplicate removing in multiple files - Tool or Program?

I've a wordlist which contains, username,phonenumber and email. It's gathered from various sources therefore in variable sizes. I need to filter the duplicate username and all things in a row. So far ...
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Using RegEX To Prefix And Append In Notepad++

I found this question on StackOverflow. It worked great but I also need to include lines that have non-alphabet characters in it like: some_name some.name And add prefixes like this: ...
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regex pattern for various number groups

I am parsing a list of code numbers, they have a pattern of 12345.1211. They are space delimited. They sometimes will have a space followed by one - three addition number patterns like: 1221.121 11 ...
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End previous Proccess when a new one is called using NppExec

The message comes up saying would you like to send the exit command so you can run you new proccess. well yes I would but I would like to always do this. There has to be a way to add this in line to ...
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Notepad++ Previous/Next history

Does Notepad ++ offer the same feature of previous/next page as found in Adobe Reader? For example, if I have two files opened named a.txt and b.txt: First I view a.txt line 10. Then I view b.txt ...
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Run a script from within notepad++

I would like to include one awk sript (logtool) which will use an opened notepad++ file to perform some filtering on the file, I used to make it in ultraedit very simply, How can I make it run in ...
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The backspace key doesn't work while editing C++ source files and it encounter a line break,Why and how to fix it?

I just updated my favorite edit tool notepad++ to version 5.8.1. But when i am editing a c++ source files, i can't use the backspace key to delete the current line when the cursor is at the begining ...
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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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I need help in selecting entire multiple lines that starts with unpackcontainer & copy that text to different text file in Notepad++

I need help in selecting entire multiple lines that starts with unpackcontainer (as shown) & copy that text to different text file in Notepad++ on Windows: unpackcontainer -s ...
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Is there any way to replace “|” (L) character to “I” (i) with notepad++?

How to replace any l (upper/lowercase "L") to I (upper/lower case "i") from any word found lowercase or uppercase? EX: MAN SNORlNG should be MAN SNORING or lt's there... should be It's ...