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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Alt + Tab in Notepad++

Is there a way to hook the Alt+Tab functionality to F5 from inside of Notepad++? Maybe in the "Scintilla" section? I am constantly: editing, saving (FTP up), then hitting F5, and nothing happens, ...
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Notepad++: disable enter key for auto-complete

Is there any way to disable enter as auto-complete key? I like autocomplete to be switched on for words, but there are times, when I need to new line while auto-complete is showing. I'd like ...
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Notepad++ Regular Help list

Hi i have my list like this : Name | Surname | email | Name | Surname | email | Name | Surname | email | Name | Surname | email | I want to copy all email like this : email email email email How ...
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Sorting Text alphabetically using last word before comma

I'm currently ordered to sort a list with ~250 entries alphabetically. Problem is: Not using the first word(s), or a specific column, but using the last term before the first comma: [li]title ...
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How to run a HTML file from Notepad++?

I'd like to run a HTML page so I configured the Execute / F5 command as following: chrome.exe http://localhost:8080/$(FILE_NAME) It works when the HTML file is located in the root of my Workspace ...
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Replace given char with ASCII nul in Notepad++

I tried extended search --> replace with \0, but it does not seem to work. Instead it deletes all occurrences of the character. Could it be a bug? NB: replacing with \n, \r\n and the like works in ...
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How to Replace Every Space in a Notepad++ Doc With a Null Character?

I copy and pasted the hex (I think it's hex, but I have no clue) from one document to another and all the null characters turned into spaces. How would I change them all back to null characters, ...
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Transform a CSV with Notepad++

Suppose I have a CSV file like this: 1,"abc",,,, 2,"def",,,"ghi", 3,,"jkl",,,"mno" Now I need to transform it in 3 steps: Replace all empty spaces with the String NULL Add at the beginning of ...
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Notepad++ not launching in Windows 7

On my Windows 7 64-bit, Notepad++ nor its PortableApps.com equivalent won't launch. The process and the splash appear, but beyond that it doesn't work, splash doesn't disappear. It's been like that ...
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See specific shortcut binding or sorted list of shortcuts defined in Notepad++

In Notepad++, I'd like to modify key bindings easily, rather than having to guess which bindings are not already being used. Paging through the Shortcut Mapper or even looking at the list of default ...
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Notepad++ regex not working

I am trying to use Notepad++ and regular expressions to remove all XML from Windows' events. My regular expression is as follows: Event Xml:(.|\n)+?Event>\n Example Windows events are as ...
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Batch File to Set Default Programs Without Invoking the Registry

Our organization has the Chrome policy enabled for setting Chrome as the default browser. This setting is mandatory, and cannot be disabled like many of the other policies we have that are ...
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How can I delete everything else from my txt except hungarian texts?

I have a localisation file from a game, and unfortunately, this file conain all localized language, but I only need is, the hungaryan texts from them. I would like to make a video series from this ...
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How to remove everything after a word

How I can remove everything after domain.com/? Example: csa.domain.com/blsbls/lsads asd.domain.com/blabla bsa.domain.com/blsbls I want to to remove everything after domain.com/ so my result will ...
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How to delete all lines in Notepad++ except lines containing a word I need?

I have a text file. I want to keep lines started with <Path>, and delete all the other lines. How can I do it?
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Notepad ++ (REGEX); Invert Selection,

Notepad ++ (REGEX); Invert Selection, The following 2 different codes, it works very nicely. :) now I want to combine these two different code! \bhttps?:[^)''"\s]+.(?:jpg|jpeg|gif|png) ...
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Strange issue with UDL2.0 (notepad++) regarding numbers at the end of strings

I'm currently at the tail end of writing some custom syntax highlighting for a language that is a mixture of lua and xml (don't ask). As it's lua contained within xml nodes, lua code is required to be ...
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remove leading 0 in front of decimal except when a a non-zero number precedes it

I have a column, which has a comma separated values inside each cell that look like this 0.1, 0.2,0.3, 0.4,0.5, 0.8,1.0 1.5, 1.6,2.0, 10.6,10.9, 15.2,30.75 20, 0.25,280.2, 0.29,300.2, 423,530.76 ...
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Expression help for Find and Replace in Notepad++ please

how to replace and but symbol (,) after second number between every five numbers by using replace in notepad++ ? replace 00:00:26092 --> 00:00:30552 00:00:36770 --> 00:00:39933 00:00:40040 ...
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Notepad++ FTP Failure retrieving contents of directory

I've used NppFTP before and it worked fine until an update. I use it to work on a website for one of my classes. Connected -> CWD / 250 OK. Current directory is / -> PORT 192,168,1,74,71,120 ...
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How to copy file (as in file handle, not contents) to clipboard from within SlickEdit or Notepad++

I'm wondering if there is built-in or plug-in functionality for this feature for either of these apps. I'd like to be looking at file open in SlickEdit or Notepad++, and then either from a menu or ...
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add space after nth commas in Excel, Notepad++, or emEditor?

Notepad++ 6.8.8 I want to be able to turn several lines that start like this: 0,2,3,45,67,89,01,234,567,890,123,4567,8901 0,7,8,9,0,11,12,13,14,151,162,173,184 x,z,q,r,n,f,t,a,e,f,z,n,a into 0, ...
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Notepad++ > Switch Tabs > Using side click of mouse scroll wheel

SHORT: How to switch between docs/tabs by side clicking mouse's scroll wheel? LONG: I updated Notepad++ to 6.8.3 and lost the abliity to switch tabs by clicking the mouse scroll wheel to the left ...
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I want to separate URLs from emails in my list

so I have a list of emails and URLs but unfortunately they are combined with each other like you can see in the image: what I want is to separate the URls and emails Is there a regular expression ...
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Possible to use RegEx and Notepad++ to compress repeated words to word counts

I would like to use NotePad++ Find and Replace with RegEx to essentially compress data in a text file. I have data which contains repeated adjacent words such as: [dog][cat][cat][dog][cat] I would ...
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Notepad++: Prefix every line; start every line automatically with

I want to automatically start every new line in Notepad++ with a string, for example 0. I don't want to "replace", I want to prefix. How?
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notepad++ delete all lines in files except specific line

I need to delete all the lines from around 30000 files and leave only a specific line (number 272). The content of the line is different for each file (string of numbers). I've spent quite some time ...
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Why is the system32\drivers\etc folder not displayed in Notepad++ when opened as Administrator in Windows 7

I am logged in as a user who has Adminstrative privileges on my standalone (not part of a domain) PC, which is running Windows 7 x64 Ultimate, and I've opened Notepad++ "as administrator", yet I ...
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Notepad++ shortcuts don't work with custom keyboard

I use a custom dvorak keyboard layout that I made in the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator. It's basically Dvorak, but I have it mapped so that when I press ctrl, all the keys get remapped to their ...
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How to open a big file in Notepad++?

I tried opening a file of 800MB size in Notepad++. But i don't why Notepad++ showed only 269117242 chars 271450112 bytes . Neither it showed any alert message that it is unable to open such a big ...
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Notepad++ highlight to copy feature?

Does anyone know if Notepad++ has a unix like copy feature where it automatically copies anything highlighted to your clipboard?
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Strikethrough in notepad++

Is there anyway I can have text with strikethrough style in notepad++? I use notepad++ for my to-do lists, and being able to assign strikethrough to the highlighted text (especially if it could be on ...
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Extract/delete all other text than whats inside quotation marks (“ ”), and after string

I'm have a very big data output in a .txt file that looks like this: value1="1",value2="2",value3="test3",value4="4" value1="1",value2="2",value3="anothertest3",value4="4" ...
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Default save extension in Notepad++

I see Notepad adds .txt to the save name I choose. I can change this by changing file type when saving. But, next time I must change the file type again. How do I choose the default file type? I see ...
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How to keep highlighted text in notepad ++ even if I restart my computer?

I want to highlight text in my notepad++. I already use the mark option. But it is not permanent. Whenever I restart my notepad++, all the markings are gone. Is there any solution that my highlighted ...
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Use Windows default icon with Notepad++

I do like Notepad++, but I hate its icon. I'm very happy with Windows icons for txt/ini/... files, and would like to keep them. How can I associate Notepad++ with all supported filetypes without ...
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How can I delete every thing after specific character?

How can I delete after "/view"? Anyone please help me :'( Input: ...
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How to export with style token (highlight) in notepad++

I'm using the notepad++ style token to analysis my trace data, and I need to export the content to MS word. The problem I am facing is that, the nppexport will not carry along the **style token* ...
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Notepad++ keyboard shortcut to toggle “Find Result” window

Is there a keyboard shortcut to toggle "Find Result" windows? Or can this be configured in the Shortcut Mapper? I seem cannot find the setting.
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Notepad++ If a line contains a word replace line a certain distance below with a phrase

I'm pretty sure this is possible, and I think it involves Regex, but I have no clue how regex formatting works, and I haven't been able to find the expression I'd need anywhere yet. Basically I've ...
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Notepad++ autoclosing tags that don't need it. How to turn off?

I just started learning HTML and am using Notepad++. I love the feature of autoclosing the tags, saves me a lot of time. I was wondering if there's a way for it to not autoclose the tags that don't ...
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Notepad++ RE Search and Replace

Can someone explain why the following record: 1234 4567 blahblahblah becomes blahblahblah When Search/Replace applied (NP++ v6.9) with: Replace:^\d{4}\h with:(nothing) (Reg Exp) radio on Any ...
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Notepad++: I messed up with encoding of a file

I messed with up encoding in Notepad ++ probably by editing the same file by standard notepad.exe and/or by switching encoding in Notepad++ itself. However, almost everything looks good but some text ...
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Find dialog, SHIFT+ENTER to search in other direction?

In Notepad++, in contrast to most other editors, I cannot use SHIFT+ENTER in the find dialog to search in the different direction (prominently used, to go back to the previous find position). Is ...
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Ignore whitespaces at the end of line during editing in Notepad++

Is it possible to make Notepad++ ignore whitespaces in the end of lines during editing. So that if you press "end" key it will move caret to the last non-whitespace in line. Or do you know other ...
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How do I get Notepad++ to associate a file type with a language? [duplicate]

I have associated .wxs files with Notepad++. So far so good. However, it doesn't remember that it should use XML syntax highlighting. How do I associate a file-type with a Language?
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Converting CSV to fixed-width in Notepad++?

Is there a way in Notepad++ to convert a comma-separated file to fixed width columns? This feature exists in UltraEdit and explained in Working with CSV files, but I am happy with my Notepad++, and I ...
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Notepad++ - Love the document map, but can you remove the scrollbar?

I love the new document map they've added to Notepad++, but it makes the vertical scrollbar redundant for me. I poked through the settings but saw no way to remove it. Is there a way to hide it that ...
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How can I sort the lines in a text file, by certain character after a question mark, in Notepad++?

i have a lot of quizzes in a text file in the form : Which member of the Big Band era had the hit song 'Pennsylvania 6-5000'? Glenn Miller Who created the 201.5-meter long and 1.5-meter wide ...
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Notepad++ - HighLight HTML 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. ...