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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How to wild-card search/replace in a Specific Area of code in Notepad++

again, I need to automate some content prepping of enormous docs. Here's the sample of what I have: <style tag> Name Description Name ------ ...
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notepad++ don't show the right character despite the right encoding

My UTF8.txt file display all other Unicode characters fine but not the x̄, it show instead a"x" and it's top dash "-"on the right (and not above the x). (When I copy past this x- from np++ to chrome ...
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how to add control charecter CR to the end of line in notepad++

How can I add control character CR with notepad ++ to the end of all lines in ones. File containing informations such pictures graphs videos.There are two control character CR and LF in the file that ...
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is there a place to get/share notepad++ syntax highlighting?

I'd like Notepad++ to correctly style my cshtml files (that's ASP.NET MVC Razor view engine files). Rather than tweak one myself, is there a place I can grab one that's already made? If I do end up ...
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difference in two strings by substring search

Do you think it is possible with notepad++ to do difference of two strings on a substring level?? Check if any element from list1 exists in list2. If so remove it. At the end return only those ...
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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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Delete set of lines in multiple .dat files in Notepad++

I tried searching for a solution but the exact situation was never desribed. Is it possible to delete lines 1 to 85 in multiple dat files with FindReplace in Notepad++?
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LESS and CSS3 syntax highlighting

I found this post on SU, but it doesn't seem to address my needs exactly, so I'll ask a similar question. I normally use PSPad, and I'm also not too scared of Notepad++. They are both good editors, ...
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notepad++ multi-instance settings - what is “open session in a new instance of notepad++”?

What is the difference between "open session in a new instance of notepad++" and "always in multi-instance mode"? I'm not seeing behavior differences.
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Notepad++ auto complete HTML end tags after </ (like Dreamweaver does)

In Dreamweaver typing </ will automatically close the last open tag, so you don't have to type it all out, and it helps if you aren't sure if you closed one or not. Is there a plugin that dose this ...
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Notepad++ ignoring search results on same line

When you perform a search of a bunch of files in Notepad++, if it finds the text you were looking for in the same line multiple times, the search results window will display the same line multiple ...
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Replace multiple words in multiple files

I am using Windows 7. I need to replace multiple occurences of multiple words in multiple text files. For example, suppose there are 20 files. I have a list of words to find, and the words to replace ...
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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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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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How to disable links in Notepad++?

Ever since a few months ago, Notepad++ now automatically makes clickable links whenever you type a URL. I hate it! It makes it much more difficult to edit html documents because instead of clicking in ...
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How to restore a previous version of file in Notepad++

I would like to restore a previous version of file that has been saved. My computer has crushed during work on one of the Files in Notepad++. When I started it again it went blank and few days of my ...
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Show columns from a tab delimited text file in notepad++ [duplicate]

there is an Question of how to select a tab delimited column in Notepad++, but I would like to see the columns, i.e. ajust the tab width so that White space is introduced in order to prevent ...
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How to remove styling for text files in Notepad++

If I open a text file in Notepad++ it defaults to formatting some elements such as numbers, text between apostrophes, backslashes etc. How to I tell N++ to display .txt files with none of this ...
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How to go to the bottom of the file on startup in Notepad++

I know this is completely unreasonable feature for a text editor to have, however, when I edit various files, I almost always have to do it at the end of the file. Is there a feature in Notepad++ ...
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Is it possible to move Notepad++ window while in Post-It mode?

The border disappears and the window is always on top. Is it possible to move it on the screen without exiting the Post-It mode (F12)?
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Merging 3 lines in one with normal spacing between words in notepad++

I have an output of three lines that I want to merge in one line in notepad++ and be able to copy and paste it in excel in one cell (of course the cell will be stretched). Ctrl + J normally does this ...
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How do I change the delimiter options in smart highlighting in Notepad++

Is there a way to change the delimiters for smart selection in notepad++ Eg: Currently in following line only "linklist" word get smart highlighted. /home/austin/Cprogram/testcode/linklist.c but in ...
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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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Notepad++ one instance per each virtual desktop

I have problem with opening .txt file on windows-10. Notepad++ is default program to open .txt files, but when there is notepad++ application already running in other virtual desktop OS will ...
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Replacing a Incremental number text with constant text

I have a XML file I have replace some text like: <instance instanceCode="ZTEST999523" objectCode="ZTEST999523"> <instance instanceCode="ZTEST999523" objectCode="ZTEST999524"> <instance ...
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Replace Carriage Return and Line Feed in Notepad++

I have a file with a mix of CRLF and LF, and wish to remove the LF. I am new to Notepad++ and just downloaded V6.23. I'm using the search/replace dialogue box in extended mode. It will find and ...
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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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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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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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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 ...