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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Batch replace specific line #s in an xml with specific text (lines) from a 2nd xml file in Windows 7

First of, I'm not a Coder or Unix guy, I'm using notepad++ v6.18 on Win7, so I'd ask that you "dumb it down" for me please :) I've noticed that on the left side of each line within a notepad++ file ...
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Unsquish Text In Notepad++ 5.9.3

The text seems to be very squished horizontally together in my Notepad++. I have gone through the settings but cannot seem to find out how to unstretch it.
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How to have vim left-align indented lines (like is possible in Notepad++)

In Notepad++ there is a linewrap option that can be set to aligned so that indented, wrapped lines align at the same left margin. See also here: How can I indent the wrapped text in Notepad++?. Is ...
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How to get Notepad++ to open files properly in Windows 8?

For some reason in Windows 8 if I try to open a file in Notepad++ by either rightclick > "Edit witrh Notepad++" or by rightclick > open with > Notepad++ it will only bring NPP to the foreground, but ...
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How to highlight repeated occurrences of selection text in Notepad++?

I've been working with Notepad++ and a really wonderful feature of that is that it highlights repeat occurrences of selection text. But ever since I installed Notepad++ 4.1.2 that feature is not ...
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Is there a way to highlight selected string in both views using Notepad++?

Notepad++ highlights all occurrences of selected text in file. Is there a way to make selected text be highlighted in multiple views? For example. I have 2 views. In view 1 I have this text: one ...
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Regex to delete only one word in a phrase where multiple characters are matched in Notepad++

I have a recurring word that pops up everywhere in a page of my that is right built into an HTML page. And I want to delete this word and this word only everywhere by using Regex in Notepad++. The ...
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Same keyboard shortcuts for Notepad++ as in Eclipse

As a regular Eclipse user I found it very useful to adapt keyboard shortcuts to match the Eclipse ones (Such as this one: How do I make Notepad++ delete lines like Eclipse does?) However, as manually ...
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Getting the matlab r2009b multiline comment syntax highlighting in Notepad++

I have Notepad++ version 6.1.8 How can I configure it to highlight the matlab multiline comment %{ ... %} as a comment block? ---EDIT--- I read here that this feature was added to Notepad++ in ...
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In Notepad++, when i close a file and reopen it, 4 space tabs turn into 2 spaces. How can i fix this?

This happens all the time. It screws up my formatting... If i make a tab 2 times (8 spaces) it will turn to one tab (4 spaces) and 1 tab turns to 2 spaces etc. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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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 ...
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Highlighting subroutines in Notepad++

I would like to highlight the contents of IF statements in a slightly different colour from the background, so that I can see them more easily. Is it possible in Notepad++? it would be amazing to ...
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How to change PHP file icon set to open with Notepad++

I just installed Notepad++ and opened a php file using open with, I then checked off Always use selected program to open this kind of file in windows. The file has a notepad icon. How can I change ...
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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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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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How Can I Find Nth Character in Notepad++?

From the following text, I'd like to find a n th character. For example, the 10th character is "u"`. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Pellentesque ac arcu sit amet lorem ...
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How can I select everything between tags in Notepad++?

I am doing some langauge translations of an old HTML website so I am just pasting the new translations from a Word document into the old files. So I have to select everything between the tags (h2, ...
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download ftp folder using NppFtp in Notepad++

I need to download site from ftp. I have Notepad++, so I think I can use NppFtp plugin. I connected to ftp, but I don't see how I can download or copy all site or just any folder. Only when I select ...
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Can I turn off safety prompts on file close?

In Notepad++, I generally run with a bunch of text files that I am using temporarily. It's annoying that I have to click the confirm prompt when closing a file without saving. Is it possible to turn ...
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Find Files That Contain Both Words in Notepad++

In Notepad++ (v5.9), I want to search for files which contain two words. For example, I would like to find all text files in a directory that have both Alpha and Bravo in the file. They may not be ...
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Notepad Merge 2 lines into 1 line

Sorry for my rough English, I try to visualize my question. I have two lists of words, one per line, each list in a separate file: File 1: white fehér green zöld red piros File 2: ...
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How can I use the Lucida Grande font in Windows?

I'm a Windows user but I want to use the Lucida Grande font in Notepad++ and Eclipse IDE. I didn't find that font listed for Notepad++ when I tried to change the font in the style configurator. ...
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Vim style cursor movement for Notepad++

I was just wondering if there was a way to get "vim" style cursor movement (i.e. 'hkjl' movement). After spending much time with vim, I have gotten used to not having to lift my hands off the keyboard ...
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How can I indent the wrapped text in Notepad++?

How can I change Notepad++ setting so that wrapped lines gets indented automatically? Right now I have something like this: some text that wraps to next line some indented text that also wraps ...
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Replacing all special/accented characters with equivalent regular characters in Notepad++

I'm trying to figure out a way to automatically search and replace all special/accented letters/characters (such as Â/Ô) with the equivalent regular letters/characters (A/O) in Notepad++. Tried using ...
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Can Notepad++ show pagebreaks (Win 7)

How, if even possible, can you set Notepad++ to view page-breaks? This can be done in Microsoft Word in the page-break view.
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How can I configure notepad++ to indent spaces consistently?

Let's say I have this bit of code in Visual Studio 2010: If I open this in Notepad++ it looks like this: See that argument2 it out of alignment. It is not super clear but in Notepad++ you can ...
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How to make regex match across multiple lines in Notepad++?

I have a javascript file with millions of lines. The problem is that IE doesn't support , (comma) followed by } (curly close bracket). In Notepad++ I'm able to find all the commas which are being ...
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Regex to filter lines that don't contain coordinates in Notepad++

I have a text file: ===================================================================================================== --NUO--- --IKI- ATSTUMAS MAKS. NUKRYPIMAS ...
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Notepad++'s pesky EOL Format switching — how to remove the invisible (default?) keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+M, Ctrl+J

Notepad++ lets the user specify whether the end of lines (EOL) format for a file should be entirely in Windows, Unix, or Mac formats. Notepad++ also remembers the EOL format type encountered in the ...
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Find Search Replace from landmark to landmark - including everything in between

I have the following string >gi|374638939|gb|AEZ55452.1| myosin light chain 2, partial [Batrachoseps major] AAMGR Repeating sporadically throughout my document and want to remove everything from ...
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Notepad++ Explorer Plugin not showing all Partitions

My PC has 3 partitions C, U and A. I installed Explorer Plugin in Notepad++, it shows the two partitions properly. But for some reason the third partition is not there. I have a lot of project files ...
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Export all regular expression matches in Textpad or Notepad++ as a list

In Textpad or Notepad++ is there an option to export all the matches for a regular expression find, as a single list? In a big text file, I am searching for tags (words enclosed in % %), using ...
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Nested/multiple brace-matching in Notepad++

In Notepad++, is it possible to force all (or at least the 3 or 4 deepest) pairs of braces/brackets/parens/etc. that enclose the cursor to become highlighted? Preferably in different colors for each ...
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Select different parts of an line

I'm new to regexes and have a file that looks like this one: |60|493,93|1,6500| |60|95,72|1,6500| |60|43,88|1,6500| |60|972,46|1,6500| I used the regex (\|60|.*)(1,65) and I was able to find all ...
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Notepad++ saving to a full hard drive

I do a lot of my web development in Notepad++ on a Windows XP machine. The development happens on a remote server (Windows 2003) used for a variety of jobs, so it often fills up. When the hard ...
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How do I set Notepad++ as the default editor?

I want set Notepad++ as the default editor. I tried to set it by right-clicking on a file, then Open With. But I did not see Notepad++ in the resulting list (even after clicking on Choose Other ...
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How to replace '|' in Notepad++

I have too many records which ending as below : en-US||||| But i wanted them to be replace to new line let say en-US newline Note text en and US are different in each records, the ...
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Having two way view in notepad++ of different logs

I am working on a application of which different logs are created and and these logs are getting updates parallely now I want open two logs sententiously that I can do in notepad++ in different tab ...
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Adding a new operator symbol to a custom language in Notepad++?

I'd like to create a custom operator for a custom language I'm highlighting in Notepad++. Has anyone done this in the past? A special character that often comes up in my language is the yen symbol ...
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Delete Lines that contains string NULL

I'm trying to remove all lines that contains NULL, using Notepad++ as follows: Line: NULL,123456789333333 regular expersion I tried: Find: ^.*NULL.*$ replace with: (blank, nothing) it ...
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Notepad++ XML Auto Indent + Tag Closing

I'm migrating a question I posted on stackoverflow to here as it may be more relevant. Here is the question: I'm looking for a way to code XML (mxml, specifically) in Notepad++ such that it follows ...
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Notepad++ find in files filter for files with no extension

I'm using Notepad++'s "Find in Files" functionality to find specific text in a large number of text files across a large number of directories and subdirectories. I understand how to specify file ...
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An explorer pane in Notepad++?

I'd like to have a Windows Explorer-style left pane in Notepad++. Is there an add-on or plugin that accomplishes this?
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Closing right/left tabs in Notepad++

How do you close all the tabs to the right/left of the current tab in Notepad++? Is there a plugin or an autohotkey script that can achieve this?
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Notpad++ colorizing for a particular file extension?

For example how can I set Notpad++ to open .csl files as xml files?
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File switcher sidebar in Notepad++ 5.5

I would like to know how to get a vertical file switcher on the left side i.e. in the left sidebar in Notepad++ 5.5? I would like to have something like this as shown from the gedit editor?
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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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Remove XML node in Notepad++

I have a large XML with the structure below. Now, I want to get rid of the <tuv xml:lang="en-GB"><seg>CONTENT</seg></tuv> nodes, so for each unit only the de-DE part stays ...
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Prevent inadvertent replacement in notepad++

Is there a way to make Notepad++ to ask for confirmation when replacing all instances of a string in a file or files? This is to prevent inadvertent replacement.