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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Where does NotePad++ think it is saving to?

I can drag & drop a file into Windows' NotePad and see its contents. I can then drag & drop the same file into NotePad++ and see completely different contents. Initially, no data - but I ...
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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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Erasing a letter and typing, erases characters before

I just downloaded Notepad++ and using to program in C. But, when I trying to erase something in the middle of characters, and start type from there, They replaces with the characters I've entered ...
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Anyone know how to set Notepad++ as default text editor for SAS, Stata and R?

Anyone know how to set Notepad++ as default text editor for SAS, Stata and R? I'm having the hardest time finding anything online (particularly for SAS). Looking for ability to run code from ...
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Change description of file types associated with Notepad++

I recently installed Notepad++ v6.6.6 (On Windows 8 x64) and associated file types. The installer changed file type description of every associated extension to Notepad++ Document. For example, I ...
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Notepad++ : how to reattach the “find result” box?

I accidentally detached the search result box and it's now an independant window. How do I fix that?
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Viewing Column Numbers

How can I view the column numbers in Notepad++ the same way that I can view line numbers? For additional context, I am working with a fixed width file format.
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ConEmu: Run command in open Tab?

I'm using ConEmu (which is already open for the task in this question) with running ipython. Now I want to run a command from a second programm (namely notepad++) to make my edited python script run ...
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Notepad++: Insert comment-sections of same length via Macro/Shortcut?

I'm often using comments (using =====) to divide sections within my files in the same way which look always the same, e.g.: #===========================================# #============== IMPORT STUFF ...
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Is there a way to make Notepad++ auto-complete words on {TAB} instead of {ENTER}?

Is there a way to make Notepad++ auto-complete words on Tab instead of Enter? Currently, if want to type, say, frame, then Enter to begin a new line, instead the Enter will select the first ...
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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 ...