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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
1answer
6k views

Make XML Tools plugin work with Notepad++

I downloaded the latest Notepad++ from the official website, then tried different libxml.dll files to make XML Tools plugin work. Last one I tried was from here (should be official rep): ...
0
votes
1answer
667 views

Quick file search for text

I was forced to use Visual Studio and wave off my favourite Notepad++. Now after coming back to Notepad++ I can see how slow it searches for fiels, where Visual Studio had "Solutions" where files ...
0
votes
1answer
339 views

Arabic/Urdu text scrambled

I had created a file in notepad++, converted its encoding to Characterset->Arabic->ISO-8859-6 and copied and pasted some text in Arabic then closed the file. but when I reopened it, all the text had ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

Unable to display html entity &#1235 into notepad++

I'm unable to display html entity character &#1235 into notepad++ v6.2.3 I took the output of html entity &#1235 character, which displays correctly from the web browser, and it displays as a ...
1
vote
2answers
588 views

Notepad++ Regex Help in cleaning up file

I've got a csv file (the column separator is "<;>" ,the text delimiter is the double quote and the row separator "crlf") of more than 18000 lines. However,many of the data contained within the ...
0
votes
2answers
96 views

How to remove part of line after “:” in Notepad++?

I want to delete first part of email:pass. Keeping everything after ":" EXAMPLE: test0@aol.com:a59e1bbbdb3bd9d8e6be1651ac59ca5f to a59e1bbbdb3bd9d8e6be1651ac59ca5f
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to remove all the characters on a line before a specified character

I am trying to figure out how to rip all the TLD's from a huge list of domain names. Rather than copy paste each one i'd just like to remove ALL the text before the '.' Before: exmample1.com ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

How to replace a specific character between specific words?

Would you be able to help me in finding out how I can use the Notepad++ Find/Replace function to replace a specific character between specific words. Please see the example below, I would like to find ...
0
votes
1answer
398 views

How to add new line of text after a specific text in Notepad++?

How to insert a new line of text after a specific text in Notepad++? For example, I want to add a text in a new line after <g:condition>new</g:condition>.
1
vote
3answers
358 views

Removing carriage returns (^M) from certain lines without modifying every line

I have some fairly long C++ files, and git diff --check is reporting that there are a few carriage returns ^M on about 15 different lines. This is on a Windows 7 machine. After searching through ...
0
votes
2answers
104 views

Spaces in the beginning of lines in Notepad++

Is there any reason, why Notepad++ treats spaces as an average characters and thus pushes it to a new line, instead of "hiding" them at the end of line (when line-breaking mode is of course turned ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

I get Notepad++ v6.5.1 - unknown exception error

Today I am running into a problem with Notepad++. Any time I try to run it ( or just open a txt file ) I get the "unknown exception" error. Error window title also says Exception On WM_CRE... , but ...
1
vote
1answer
275 views

How do I delete highlighted syntax in Notepad++?

I have just started learning HTML in Notepad++ and I am playing around with the tags a lot. When my cursor is inside of an open or closed tag both are highlighted automatically in purple. I was ...
0
votes
1answer
68 views

How I can delete the lines that contain “ + ”?

I want to delete the lines which containing + . I tried some codes but my effort wasn't successful. Before: DET NOUN . PRON CONJ NOUN ADP PRON VERB PRT VERB ADP NOUN . DET VERB VERB . ADP CONJ ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How to add something every x line

How do i add Keyboard : E : KeyDown DELAY : 1300 Keyboard : E : KeyUp DELAY : 200 TO Every X Line in a text document?? anyone? =) Like every 9 line i want == Keyboard : E : KeyDown DELAY : 1300 ...
1
vote
2answers
594 views

Notepad++ visibility for BOM

How to use the 6.2.3 version of Notepad++.I want to know how to make visible of BOM chanracters.I tried with menu list available but no use. But those characters are available only at Linux ...
-1
votes
2answers
57 views

How to delete word and all words after that

I have this URL: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=611377065590688&set=a.320150204713377.74079.229899403738458&type=1 I want to be: ...
0
votes
1answer
85 views

How to join strings in the lines that ended with special string?

I have a text in this format: NP00000 Fp NP00000 Fp NP00000 Fp NP00000 Fc NCMS000 AQ0MS0 Fp NP00000 Fc NCMS000 ...
0
votes
1answer
279 views

saving notepad++-file in windows 8.1

I´m writing files for a website in notepad++. For previewing I use Wampserver and the files are stored in de .../wamp/www/-directory. Using all this on my netbook with Windows 7 starter I never had ...
1
vote
0answers
46 views

Move last character in line to specific column?

I have a coordinates list, and I'm searching for a way to move the last character (B) to a specific column (column 75). For example: 51 544598.83 5099537.14 117.54 404115B
1
vote
1answer
42 views

notepad++ to start with new window

How can you set notepad++ to always start in a new window? Whenever I open it, it always starts with the last saved document I have. I know you can click the button new window or use alt f6, but is ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How to merge lines every 3 rows in Notepad++?

Like this: A B C D E F G H I To this: A B C D E F G H I It's a 2500 rows file, so i wouldn't just ctrl+j it.
0
votes
1answer
235 views

Notepad ++ automate swap lines

I want to swap to lines that start with an specific word with each other (mind you, the FULL line) automatically, using replace with regex or whatever else, here's an example on what I want to do: ...
0
votes
1answer
176 views

Save indicator in Notepad++ [duplicate]

There used to be an option in Notepad++ that when you save a file, it showed a green vertical bar on the left, and when you make any change, it turns yellow. This behavior is in Visual Studio and SQL ...
0
votes
2answers
114 views

How to delete a line in Notepad using Replace?

I have very large log file , there are lot of useless stuff in that. So can anyone tell me how to delete a whole line if that particular line has matching string ? for ex: i want to delete every line ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
489 views

Automatically use specific language in Notepad++ for files with no extension

Specifically, I want NPP to remember to use Ruby syntax highlighting whenever I open a Vagrantfile. These don't have an extension, and I tried adding "Vagrantfile" to the user extensions in the style ...
0
votes
3answers
393 views

Is it possible to dump the names of all the open files in notepad++ to a file?

So, I dragged and dropped multiple files onto notepad++. The files came from different directories and were selected using different criteria. So, I have many files open in Notepad++. Now I need to ...
1
vote
1answer
292 views

Notepad++ Undo undoes whole replace history

In Notepad++ (v6.5), having done a series of Find-and-Replace-All's, hitting CTRL-Z seems to undo the whole series. Hitting CTRL-Y redoes the whole series. Can you undo only the last Replace-All ...
0
votes
2answers
743 views

notepad ++ highlight matching div

When I select a div in notepad ++ it would highlight the matching div via the line on the left (next to the line numbers). I've just installed Notepad a fresh on a new machine and its no longer ...
0
votes
2answers
521 views

No final new line in notepad++ documents

I'm writing bash shell scripts with Unix line endings using notepad++. However, the final line never contains a new line. I must manually create it by pressing "enter" and having a blank line in my ...
2
votes
2answers
390 views

Find and Replace one character in the middle in Notepad++

I am trying to find and replace an arrangement of 6 letters\special character\numbers. For example they appear as such in my original code DEVICE_NAME","CB2_02 DEVICE, DEVICE_NAME","CB3_09 DEVICE, ...
2
votes
1answer
553 views

Possibilities of splitting Notepad++ into more than 2 windows

I would like to open 4 Notepad++ windows at once, in the same pannel. Currently, I am only able to split it into two, and would like to know if there is a plugin that enables 4 views at at same time, ...
0
votes
2answers
179 views

Notepad++: remove all border-radius in my css

I'm trying to understand how to remove all the border-radius' in my css file. The format is: border-radius: *px; But I tried with every combination of * and . and couldn't get it to work. The count ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

Insert new line before each operator [duplicate]

Suppose I have a line like this: abc + def - vfg * I want my output to be like this: abc def vfg If only a single operator is there, I can replace: \r\n+ with + but how to do it irrespective ...
4
votes
1answer
453 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
94 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
603 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
181 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
89 views

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" ...
1
vote
0answers
340 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
60 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
821 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
72 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
151 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
331 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
687 views

Notepad++ - 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. ...
0
votes
1answer
106 views

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). ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
984 views

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?