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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What is a virtual optical disk file and how do you create one?

I am trying to create a virtual machine using virtualBox and I have finished the whole process of specifying the size, the name, etc. However, when I try to power on the machine it tells me: ...
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Complete the sequence 1 2 3 up to 156 in Notepad++?

I have a fairly simple request, but I can't figure out how to do this in Notepad++. I need to create a list where each line begins with a number, starting from 1 and ending at 156. Obviously I dont' ...
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How to merge list of words (remove duplicates)?

I am editing a long list of unique words (one word per line) in one text file. I used Notepad++ and TextFXTools to merge list of words, and worked OK. I would add new words at the bottom of the list ...
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Styling of Notepad++ end of line (EOL) symbols “CR” and “LF”?

I would like to enable View>Show Symbol>Show all characters but in contrast to Style White space symbolstyle in Language Global Styles I can't find a color setting for the EOL character so I am ...
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Notepad++: Is there a way to remove white spaces in empty lines automatically?

I don't want to delete the empty lines completely, but I want to remove the tabs and whitespaces in them. Eclipse usually does it (through a preference setting I guess) when we save the file. For ...
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How Notepad++'s character encoding works?

Link/Synopsis I've made an "Encoding Test" table on one of my free domains with the sole purpose of gaining understanding of character encodings. Here is the link: ...
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Create a User Defined Language combining 2 languages in Notepad++

I want to have syntax highlighting for Volt, the Phalcon template engine, in Notepad++. The closest I have found online is this one for Twig which seems very similar, so I think perhaps that the idea ...
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How to replace text to nothing after some specific keyword?

I've a list like this (over 1000): Hello*123 Hi*259 King*555 I want to delete *123, *259, *555 from each line and want to make it like Hello Hi King How to do so? I'm using Notepad++
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Notepad++ Jump between opening and closing html tags

If I've currently got a html tag highlighted in Notepad++, is there a way to automatically jump to the closing tag and vice-versa?
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Can I sort the text after a certain character?

I have a large list I'm trying to sort but I'd like to sort the list from the value after a certain character. eg: 241&name=A 123&name=C 645&name=B So I'd like to sort the list ...
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Why am I unable to install the NppExec plugin for Notepad++?

I was trying to install the NppExec plugin for Notepad++ so that I can compile Java in it and run it. After the installation failed to work, I did some more research on compiling and decided to move ...
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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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Notepad++ Regex find line pattern but only replace one line

I am new to regex. I want to modify lines in a text file based on a particular pattern. I was able to write an expression to find the pattern but in the group of line that it returns I want to only ...
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Find and replace blocks of formatted code in multiple HTML files on a Linux server

Many of my sites consists of hundreds of HTML files, and I often have to make changes via "Find and replace" in all files simultaneously. I use a combination of FTP, cPanel's file manager, Notepad++ ...
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Regex Expression in Notepad ++ (Replacing value)

I'm trying to replace a statement that has this pattern: readonly="if(xxxx.x_DATE lt yyyy.y_yyyyy,True,False)" where "DATE" in the statement are dynamic (vary in the file, i.e. 0101, 0102, 0103 etc) ...
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Auto indent in notepad++

I want to auto indent my my text using notepad++. Is there a way to do this? Or I have to install any plugin? I have tried all I know in notepad++ but it seems things are not working. I have even used ...
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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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Notepad++, Insert text from one list into another?

I have 2 lists on separate pages in notepad++, I'd like to add the text from one list to the start of each line on the 2nd list, eg: LIST 1 1abc 2abc 3abc LIST 2 =test =test =test RESULT 1abc=test ...
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How to merge every second row in Notepad++?

I mean, how can I get from this: A B C D E F a result like this: ACE BDF This means I have a table and need the headlines (ACE) to be above the value lines (BDF). So the merge should skip a ...
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Notepad++ comment all lines containing string or all bookmarked lines

I wanted to comment out some java code using Notepad++ e.g. StringBuffer sbTest = new StringBuffer(); sbTest.append("aaa"); sbTest.append("bbb"); sbTest.append("ccc"); sbTest.append("aaa"); ...
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How can I replace the first several characters on multiple lines in Notepad++?

I have a lot text, and I want to remove the first 4 characters in all lines, then insert a character at the beginning of all lines. How can I do this using Notepad++?
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How do I add a number at the end of every line in Notepad++?

I have 23,000 lines, and I need to add the number 1 at the end of every line. How can I do this? Right now: [line1]TEXT [line2]TEXT What I would want: [line1]TEXT1 [line2]TEXT1
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What does STX, SOH, and GS mean in Notepad++ output?

Upon reviewing the MIME source for an email (presumably containing international characters), I see stuff like this in Notepad++ I understand that CRLF is carriage return line feed, but what about ...
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Notepad++ “Find in files” not searching in

I'm doing a search for a term "BasePlugins" in a directory using the "Find in Files" feature of Notepad++. If I use Windows XP's search function in this directory, it will find several HTML files ...
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When I go to use the letters C, A or the directional pad it doesn't work

In Notepad++ when I use the C key a box appears that has the title "Column/multi-selection editor". I was using Notepad++ yesterday but now when I want to type "class", it doesn't work, but when I got ...
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How to know cursor position index in an editor

I'm working with an HTML file, and I need to know my cursor position index in the overall file. In Visual Studio, I can see the line number and column number in status bar. In Notepad++ too, in the ...
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Quickly increment selected numbers in Notepad++

I'm working on a plain text configuration file that has a configuration key format of <type name>_<#>_<Subcomponent name>=<value> To be a little more clear, the ...
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Keep lines below cursor in Notepad++

I use Notepad++ to edit transcripts and I'd like to keep the text cursor in the center of my screen instead of it reaching the last line at the bottom of notepad++ and me having to scroll down to show ...
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Fastest way to comment out multiple lines in Notepad++

In Eclipse it is possible to comment out multiple lines by selecting them and executing CTRL + /: // helloworld Is this possible in Notepad++ as well instead of typing // in front of an individual ...
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Auto format document with Notepad++

In Visual Studio, (and a few other Microsoft editors), you can auto format a document with a simple Ctrl + K, Ctrl + D. This inserts line breaks and tabbing automatically. Is there a similar feature ...
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Need File Adjustement

I have a a huge txt file that looks like this: 1 2 3 4 Générateur De Code PSN Gratuit – 2014 – PSN Codes Gratuit.rar Générateur de code Starpass et Allopass 2014.rar Generateur De Code Starpass ...
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Notepad++ Find string 'a', delete line and subsequent line(s) until string 'b' is found

I am editing a GEDCOM file and removing 'bad' GEDCOM tags. My example is :- I want to search for '2 RIN', delete that line and all subsequent lines until the first characters on the next line is '1 ' ...
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How do I convert code/characters from a row to column

How do I convert code/characters from a row: 1 2 3 4 5 to in a column: 1 2 3 4 5 using Notepad++ ?
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How can I view two files side by side in Notepad++

I would like to split the Notepad++ window so that I can edit two files side by side. How can I do this in Notepad++?
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Notepad++: select text till the end of visual line with SHIFT+END

In Notepad++, when I press SHIFT+END to select text from the current caret position till the end of the current visual line, the whole logical line till its end limited with CR/LF is selected. An ...
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Plain text display in MS OneNote

I have an issue with displaying plain text in Microsoft OneNote. If I paste the text below (the screen taken in notepad++) into OneNote as Keep Text Only, I completely lose the formatting (note, ...
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how to delete the line after a special number?

How I can delete the numbers and characters more than a special number by regex in notepad++? This is a part of text: 1230 مهندسی برق-تبریز 126 مهندسی کامپیوتر-شریف 234 مهندسی کامپیوتر-تهران 786 ...
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Notepad++ variable name syntax highlight

How to add syntax highlight color to local function scope variable, and also block scope variable when using the let keyword, so I can clearly see local from global variables. JavaScript language ...
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Combine two and more regex, not returning variables from 2nd, 3rd regex

Still having problems with this. Trying to replace all text in a file so it just returns certain variables. It's a large file in Notepad++ ^.+?2014(.+?)Heading1Name(.+?)">(.+?)<(.+?>.*$ ...
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Force Notepad++ To Uppercase Non-Selected Text

In Notepad++, I have the UPPERCASE shortcut mapped to Ctrl+U in the shortcut mapper. However, this shortcut only works if text is selected. For example, let's say I have the text "dog" and I place my ...
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Converting text to Title case in Notepad++

Is there a way to convert a block of text to title case in Notepad++? It should turn asdf ASDF aSdF into Asdf Asdf Asdf I see upper case and lower case on the edit menu, but those aren't ...
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Set Notepad++ to enable syntax highlighting for files without extensions?

I'd like to set Notepad++ to enable Ruby syntax highlighting via the Style Configuration for a file without an extension, in this case, Vagrantfile. Any way to accomplish this? Note that other ...
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Is there a notepad++ plugin to view and edit html tables?

I'm using Notepad++ which is great, I don't need a WYSIWYG editor but I just started working on a project that is using datatables and it would be a lot easier to be able to add columns in a visual ...
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Adding linebreaks in notepad++

Is it possible to turn this: 1 My old house 2 My new house 3 My blue house 4 My funhouse into: 1 My old house 2 My new house 3 My blue house 4 My funhouse using Notepad++?
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Find in files on remote server with Notepad++

I have a remote Linux server, and I edit files on it over SFTP in Notepad++ using the NppFTP plugin. When I open a file for editing, NppFTP downloads the file locally to this folder: ...
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Notepad++ permanent line marking?

I need to mark certain lines in notepad++ permanently. They offer a line marking (blue dots in picture) but I can't save the marked state. What are my options?
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Does Notepad++ have an “unclose” command?

For example, I often hit ctrl+w along with ctrl+s when I'm saving documents, causing them to save and then close. I can reopen them if I use the recent files list, but I am wondering if Notepad++ has ...
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Does notepad++ support switching between tabs using numbers

Notepad++ supports either switching between the most recently used tabs or adjacent tabs (depending on notepad++ configuration). I was hoping to switch between tabs like ctrl+1, ctrl+2 etc just as in ...
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Delete lines containing string using Notepad++ [duplicate]

I would like to delete all lines in multiple HTML files containing the following strings: api.addthis.com <!-- span class="invisible">Bookmark Thanks for the help!
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Find files to find multiple instances of the same code with Notepad++

I might have inserted <meta charset="UTF-8"> twice in some HTML files, and there are too many of them to check manually. Is there a regular expression I can use with Notepad++ to search for ...