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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Notepad++ replace .|every 5th line with .}

I got a text that ends on every single line with .| And I need to replace the .| on every 5th line with .}
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Reformat text as columns in Notepad++?

Anyone know of a way to reformat either the whole txt file or the selection (I don't really care, either is fine) so that it would would add spaces to align text as columns? example: Green 5 Vest ...
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Notepad++ Fold Icons Missing [duplicate]

I recently tweaked some Notepad++ settings and I somehow turned off the icons for folding code blocks. Whenever I open a JavaScript or C# file now, the collapse code block icons that are located off ...
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How to find and replace lines in one file that match the pattern of lines in another file

I have a scenario with two documents. The first doc has lines of text, and the second doc also has same text with different text before and after this text. They need to be replaced. Doc 1 ...
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Notepad ++ Find word and replace line above and below

Here's my example : class Item478 { position[]={14186.376,18.035046,18340.531}; azimut=-134.41499; id=734; side="EMPTY"; vehicle="Land_LampStreet_F"; skill=0.60000002; ...
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Rmarkdown editing + language highlighting in notepad++

R Markdown is an authoring format that enables easy creation of dynamic documents, presentations, and reports from R (source) it is developped and supported by RStudio. I am looking for a ...
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NotePad++ only runs as Administrator or not at all

I recently updated my Windows 7 computer with NotePad++ ver. 6.6.9. To do the update I had to run it as Administrator. Now, every time I run Notepad++, it wants to run as Administrator or not at all. ...
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How to Search in Notepad++ but exclude variations

Does anybody know if I can do the following type of search in Notepad++ please ? Find "league" but ignore/exclude "myleague" & "leagues" ... Thanks in advance, hopefully :-)
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Change notepad++ default search options

When searching in Notepad++, often the check boxes "Match case" and "Match whole word only" are ticked without me having ticked them; I think it happens first time I search after starting Notepad++. ...
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logical cursor movement in notepad++

How to enable logical cursor movement for bidirectional texts in notepad++? Like Notepad on Windows. Now when I start moving through text using arrow keys on keyboard after reaching a RTL sentence ...
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How to switch and merge text lines in Notepad++

I'm using Notapad++ and I have 2 situations here that I'm stuck with, regarding large text files that have lists of verb conjugation for my students, to use with a database of an android app. ...
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How do I add a character at the end of every other line and delete its carriage return

I'm using Notepad++ 6.6.8 How do I add a character at the end of every odd line and also delete its carriage return, so that the next line connects with it. For example I want this text: present ...
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disable notepad++ updates on install or through script - Windows 7

I deploy notepad++ to several computer labs where end users don't have administrative rights. I am able to deploy the software, but I need to turn off automatic updates so they aren't getting popups ...
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Non-standard toolbar in Notepad++ when using “Send To” menu

After installation of Notepad++, I have copied its shortcut into my local Send to... folder (C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo) to be able to quickly open any type of file. In ...
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Notepad++ Ctrl+Y shortcut active in other applications, even after reassigning new combination

Whenever I've got my Notepad++ running in the background, the CTRL + Y combination doesn't work in other applications (e.g. Illustrator or IrfanView). By default it is assigned to a redo function of ...
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Beautify columns (alignment)

I'm using notepad++ and I'm wasting time aligning my columns, is there a way to go from this: hello a blabla world! b blabla asda c blabla fasda d blabla To this: hello a ...
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Using Wildcard find and replace in a CSV CNC file using Notepad++

Hi I have a requirement to remove every occurrence of the "LIP_CUT,number.number," out of pages of code. I am newbie to this type of argument structure and cannot get any results so far. Any help ...
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Save NppFTP information in NPP Portable?

I am using NPP Portable for a while to have always my NppFTP information with me. But last time, all gets broken. So my question ist: how to backup all FTP connections in NPP Portable? I've ...
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Notepad++ how to copy the text (only) which matches the regex expression (not the whole line)

I am looking for a simple way to copy into the clipboard all the "marks" in notepad++. I found that I could copy the whole line that match the regex using the bookmark option. But I'm looking for a ...
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How can I replace around a wildcard in a regex search?

I'm trying to comment out all of the variable type declarations in a script I have, but I've run into this problem a few other times. I'd like to match a string, followed by a variable name, followed ...
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Notepad++ : How to remove second occurrence of comma

I have text lines in Notepad++ like below: 1122, String1, String2, 20202 2222, String3, String4, 21212 3333, String5, String6, 3333333 4444, String8, String7, 44we23 I need to just remove second ...
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Setting font size to 13 in Notepad++

The font-size select list in Notepad++ doesn't have an option to set the font size to 13. The options are 10-11-12-14, so while it can be set to 11, how can I set it to 13? Please note that using Ctrl ...
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Notepad++ RegEx replace XML file

I have looked around a lot on here but cannot find a solution to my problem and an a noob when using RegEx's. I am trying to change a XML file with tags that look like this: <key>Date ...
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How can I automatically open files in an editor in Windows

I work with a lot of different data in text files and the extensions are used for categorizing what data is contained so windows is always complaining that it doesn't know what to do with these files ...
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Installed Qt 5.3, Notepadqq still finding 5.2.1 instead?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 64-bit. I am trying to install Notepadqq, the port of Notepad++ from Windows to Linux. I know about Vim and Emacs but I am used to Notepad++ and I like it. I ...
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How To Search & Replace From a Word to another in The Same Line?

Like I said,, I want to search each line, from a word at the beginning of the line, To another word at the end ! For Example, let's say that I've a text file, that contains these lines :- 1.RA.xm: ...
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Don't include 'Line #' after searching for specific lines in Notepad++

I'm really newbie with this software, and here is my problem. I did a search for a specific word in Notepad++ as "Find All in Current Document", but in the results it includes "Line #". I need to ...
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How can I automate this task in Notepad++

I've a text file with around 200+ table names. Sample like this T_BCPCOMITEE_EA4 T_BCPEMERSIT_EA4 T_BCPROLE_EA4 T_BDR_AG_EA4 T_BDR_CRITERIA_EA4 I need to take the table name and add a select ...
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Multiline find and replace wrapper with wildcard inside

I'm trying to put a wrapper around a bunch of fields that already exist. I want to convert this: <div class="editor-label"> @Html.LabelFor(Function(model) model.FirstName) </div> ...
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Notepad++ doesn't apply my custom word style

I want to add keywords for system methods/commands like console, document, Math , ... Notepad recognizes the keywords, but doesn't format it with the colors... stylers.xml <LexerType ...
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Notepad++ remove comma from string

I have about 5000+ lines in a csv file. Part of each line looks like this: ...Name 1:, Smith, John, Name 1 #:... ...Name 1:, Doe, Jane, Name 1 #:... I need a regex that will remove the comma ...
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Notepad ++ : How to Replace as the description

I have lines like these abye/>abye abys/>abys aced/>aced aces/>aces I want it like this abye abys aced aces Is it possible? If it is then please someone show me the way.
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notepad++ didn't show reload message box

Yesterday I was working with someone and he used the application to run my script, but he have changed the settings in the notepad++. You know when you overwritten the files, the notepad++ would ...
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Keep tclsh open after running script through notepad++

I'm currently writing a tcl script using Notepad++. I've edited the F5 key such C:\TCL\bin\tclsh.exe "$(FULL_CURRENT_PATH)" This will open a tcl shell & run the current script I am writing. I ...
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How to make smart highlighting case sensitive in Notepad++

According to the release notes for Notepad++ 6.1.7, the smart highlight feature has an option for being case sensitive. How do I enable the case sensitive option?
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How to make SlickEdit's search results look like Notepad++

I use "find in files" (grep) and the search results very often for navigating code. Currently I use both SlickEdit and Notepad++ at different times. Both applications do this "find in files" but ...
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Adding some commands from e.g. WordPress to Notepad++

I code a lot with NP++ for WordPress. My question is, is it possible (or an extension available) to have several commands (do_shortcode(); if_has_thumbnail; etc...) pre-defined? Like suggestions ? ...
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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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How to get vim like split open (horizontal) in notepad++

I would like to use notepad++ like vim split open in horizontal mode. Opening files in vertical mode can be done by move file to other view. I need to open files in vertical. Is there any plugin ...
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Notepad++ spellcheck not work with “comment tag”

I am using plugin DSpellCheck in Notepad++ When editing an XML file I noticed that the spell checker does not check inside the "CDATA", like this: <![CDATA[My testt]]> What causes this is the ...
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Replace a character in middle of characters using regular expression in notepad ++

These are the variable names in a C code its been used in like 100 files i need to replace it by small cases as shown below in a folder having like 100 files any one please help me out how to do it ...
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Notepad++: Disable/lock zoom

I have a Surface Pro 3 with the type cover, which includes a touchpad. While the touchpad is a nice feature to have, it is difficult to use with Notepad++ for one reason: pinch zooming. Because the ...
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How do I sort lines in numeric order in Notepad++?

Using Notepad++ v6.6.8 with TextFX. How do I sort lines in numeric order rather than alphanumeric? That is I want lines to sort like: 1 2 10 11 15 20 not: 1 10 11 15 2 20
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Notepad++ replacing all numbers after a certain string

After opening a config file for a game, I notice there is strength 5 strength and the '5' can be any random number. How do I replace every number after the word "strength" to a 1?
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Notepad++ Using User-Defined Language to highlight a substring

I'm working with a programming language without a proper IDE and I'm using notepad++ as my editor. I've set up a user-defined language and it's working pretty well, but I have a problem in that if ...
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Notepad++ For Normal Text and Syntax Highlight?

I want to use Notepadd++ for taking notes on python programming language. I want to write some normal sentences and also write codes on same page simultaneously. I don't want to show line numbers for ...
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Find and replace using wildcard/regex characters in Notepad++

I have an HTML Code with the following structure: <td class="tar"> <div class="bubble in"> Some Text, I want to keep! And maybe even an image: <img src= ...
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Changing DateTime format in multiple CSV files

I've got multiple csv files with this structure: text, text, 01/27/2001 01:00:00 PM I need to update ALL csv files with this datetime format: text, text, 27-Jan-2001 13:00:00 Is there a known ...
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Notepad++: Transpose list to specific number of columns

This question is similar to: Transpose column to row I want to change a list into a specific number of columns separated by commas. So if I want 2 columns. I want to change this text: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ...
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Add a character before and after a specifc character

I need to add a " after and before a comma, ie. Hello, World will become Hello"," World From what I see, I cannot figure out how to do this with Notepad ++ If this is not possible, which program ...