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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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 "\\s1-nas-colo-ca\...
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How to remove pending action

Every time I start NotePad++ there's a popup saying: There are still some pending actions to complete installing or removing some plugins I was trying to install Plugin Manager, but I couldn'...
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BiDi in notepad++

When we want to save a file in MS Word as txt, it prompts a window in which we can save the text as bidirectional (BiDi). Is there such a thing in Notepad++?
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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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Find in Files across Multiple Directories with Notepad++

Is there a way to search within multiple directories in Notepad++ in Find in Files I'd like to search the two following locations simultaneously C:\Views\ H:\Views\ Combining them with a comma, ...
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NPP problems with config files

Is there any way to stop Notepad++ from writing its config. files to every folder that I edit a file in. I've tried installing with default options only and it still creates that folder with its ...
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How do I fix line spacing in Notepad++?

I used CCleaner on my pc and restarted. After I restarted I opened Notepad++ and was told that config.xml was gone. Afterwards, my previous opened .txt document was opened but the font and spacing ...
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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 abc....
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How to find the 5th word in a line in Notepad++

How would I go about finding the 5th word in a line in Notepad++? E.g., FILE1: column1,column2,column3,column4,column5,col6,col7 The result I am expecting is the cursor must be on the word column5....
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Replace URLs in Notepad++

I have a list of over 3000 tweets in Notepad++. Almost all of them contain URLs, which I would like to replace. For instance: I am eating apples http://example.com/def and I like it What is ...
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Can't replace LF in NOTEPAD++

Others have said to use \r\n with enhanced search mode on but that doesn't work. There are LFs all over my document but I can't "find" them using any ASCII symbol for LF--^J, ^P, \r, \n, \r\n--...
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Delete shortcut mapping in Notepad++

I'm just trying to delete some of the keybindings in Notepad++ In the shortcut mapper, Settings -> Shortcut mapper .. I don't think I'll use many of these like SCI_WORDPARTLEFT, ...
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Multiple color schemes in a notepad++ text document containing multiple languages

I understand how to associate a color scheme to a certain file type, but i often run into the case where I have a shell script that is a wrapper for an SQL script. My question is can you select ...
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Notepad++ Je suis Charlie edition not allowing Fn button

I just updated my Notepad++ to the “Je suis Charlie” edition and found out that I can no longer use these key combinations on my Lenovo Thinkpad L420: Fn + Play/Pause/Stop/Next/Prev Any suggestions ...
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notepad++ User Defined Language regex

Is there a way to recognize certain text as a keyword Only if it is the first text in the row? I don't see such an option within the 'User Defined Language' -> 'Keywords Lists' options
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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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Notepad++: how to setup a shortcut to enable/disable a preference option

I want to use a shortcut to enable/disable Preferences -> MISC. -> File Status Auto-Detection. How can I do this?
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Find and replace notepad++ with wildcards

I've read about 15 tutorials on regular expression however I'm clearly not getting as I've been unable to tailor it to my problem. I have one set of code which would be found in many different ...
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Replace lines using Notepad++

I have entries in a code that look like this hit_power=0.57 These entries have different variables like 0.4, 0.65, 0.55 and so on, and there is dozen of them in every file. I want to replace ...
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Notepad++ just crashed, I lost all data in a file, can I restore this somehow?

Was working on a PHP file what tells the server what content to display on a page, i added 72 variables all at once in each block of variables i had(72) and when i went to save it crashed and i lost ...
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replace different variables into a single variable

I have XML files with entries like this: <path>D:/Shared/export/Outdoor Stage2/Outdoor Stage2_6_Images\Image_0.jpg</path> <path>D:/Shared/export/Outdoor Stage2/Outdoor ...
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Notepad++ Installation Error: Installation of plugin failed

I installed the newest version of Notepad++ on my Win 8.1 Professional. The version is called "Notepad++ Je suis Charlie edition, Build Time Jan 10 2015 - 17:20:21". The Plugin Manager delivered with ...
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How to add file browsing window to Notepad++

I've been looking into the plugin manager for this, but when i installed the "Explorer" plugin, it totally crashed the application. I was unable to launch it again, untill i removed the .dll from the ...
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RegEx to Remove All Text Between Set Characters

I'm using the Regex functionality in Notepad++ to delete all characters between specific characters. For example I have text file with the following line: table.column NOT IN ('AB1','CD2')$D$AB1,CD2$...
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How do I create folding criteria based on blank lines in Notepad++ for a plain text document?

When I open a doc in NP++, i want the default behavior to be that i can fold paragraphs. When i have a blank line (or two depending on how it works), i want that be a start of a fold block and the ...
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Ghost images on Monitor from applications. Why do they happen and can you kill em off without a reboot [duplicate]

Take a look at the attached picture. There is a semi transparent "Ghost" file path from Notepad++. Notepad++ is not reunning. It was restarted normally several times but it has no bearing on the Ghost ...
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In notepad++, is it possible to freeze the active line

Is it possible to freeze the active line in the text window, regardless of which line of code is actually displayed? I want to be able to view code above and below my active line and stay ...
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How do you find if you have duplicated a hotkey in Notepad++?

In Notepad++ you can easily assign a HotKey to a majority of menu functions using Settings->Shortcut Mapper. In most programs that allow something similar, you are given a warning if you use a HotKey ...
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Repeat last action in Notepad++

In Microsoft Word I can repeat the last action by pressing F4. Is there a way to repeat the last action in Notepad++? Specifically what I'm looking to do is that I select some text in a document ...
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Notepad++ Check line number in search and replace

I am looking at translating guitar tabs into a string of digits! so when I do a search and replace, its wrong... for example Line 1 a 5 is a "A" line 2 a 5 would mean "D" My question is, How can I ...
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Removing Notepad++ Title Path

Is there a way to remove the full file path from the title in Notepad++? Let's say I only wanted the file name to be displayed there. How can this be done?
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Notepad ++ removing text between delimiters

I have some lines of text with this structure: TEXT1:TEXT2:TEXT3 I only need TEXT1:TEXT3 joined together. I want to remove the TEXT2 value. I have tried many options to try sorting them but ...
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Force UTF-8 on every document opened in Notepad++

I want every document that I create or open in Notepad++ to always (no matter what) be encoded in UTF-8. It seems, that either I'm missing something or this is not possible. In Settings > ...
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Accented character issue

I have a bunch of websites encoded in UTF-8. They contain accents and those weird n's with the squiggles over them and all kinds of fun stuff. When I try and open them in any text editor, even ...
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Stop notepad++ from closing all html tags

Is there any way to stop Notepad++ from closing all html tags? For instance, link, meta, and img tags don't need closing. I'm not the fastest in the world, and definitely don't want to complain ...
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remove a string of information after the 9th digit and before a string of set numbers that start with 31117

I need to remove excess info in a list. Basically I want to delete everything after the first space and before the number that begins with 31117. Here is an example: 0300045956 31117016167830 ...
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Delimiter for Multiple lines in User Defined Language - Notepad++

Suppose I have something like this //Example: std::string s; int a = 12; s = boost::lexical_cast<std::string>(a); std::cout << a; The above was an example of a lexical cast Now in ...
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Does notepad++ have the quick scroll pane that Sublime Text have? [duplicate]

Sublime Text (Download) has the following feature that I use it all the time: I would like to know if notepad++ (Download) have this feature. I call this feature 'Quick Scroll Pane' as I do not ...
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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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Adding Markdown Sytnax recognition to NotePad++ via UserDefineLang.xml

I want to add MArkdown as a language to NotePad++. I've downloaded the UserDefineLang.xml file from this GitHub Project. As I understand it, I am supposed to simply copy the UserDefineLang.xml file ...
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How to disable showing recent files in Notepad++?

I didn't find any option in "preferences". How can I do it? a screenshot of preferences in my notepad++:
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Notepad++ Joining a line containing a pattern to the previous line

I have a list of data containing table names and table parameters. In some of the cases, there is supplemental data containing the keyword SourceTableName Table:dbo_mlo_city;ODBC;DSN=blah; ...
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Notepad++: How to trim strings to a maximum length in a huge file?

community i need your help, please! i want to trim strings in a file with about 900000 lines: KAA BSJDKWLADDKHUEW AJMJJ GMEMJRGUMGA GJWEGRJGJALUSGEUIGRL AGUGADJF WE ..... I Want to trim all ...
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Convert specific word to uppercase

I have a document which have a specific words started with underscore ("_"). I need a regular expression for notepad++ to change it to uppercase. I've tried this one but it doesn't work: _\w+
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Add duplicate lines and numbers

i have a URL list like http://www.blabla.com/1/1.jpg http://www.blabla.com/1/2.jpg http://www.blabla.com/1/3.jpg ... http://www.blabla.com/2/1.jpg http://www.blabla.com/2/2.jpg http://www....
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Notepad++ Find Result position

I am using Notepad++ 6.6.9 and somehow by accident I released the Find Result box from the bottom of the screen and I want it to reattach there again. I tried two methods found on superuser but ...
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Poor performance with large .txt

Is there an inherent bug in the design of .txt that signficant performance drops can be experienced when working with relatively large files? Working with a file of over a million characters on ...
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Something took control over Notepad++? [duplicate]

So I was using Notepad++ today and then all of a sudden I couldn't move my mouse or keyboard but there was this message that was being typed out in a new page on Notepad, it was about the freedom of ...
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Notepad++: What does “Mac” format do?

Under Settings > Preferences > New Document > Format, there are 3 options: Windows, Mac, and Unix. I have looked on the Notepad++ Help pages, but it seems they're outdated, the images still ...
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Is there a way to get Notepad++ to associate specific filenames with a language when they lack an extension? [duplicate]

Several systems rely on files without extensions but with the same file names, such as Vagrant which uses Vagrantfile to define a set of VM boxes. I know how to set up file extentions to match ...