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++ automatically tries to create a file named after the line number of my first error in GHCi

I'm using Notepad++ as my "IDE" of choice for Haskell, and up until recently, it worked fine. Now though, if I have a error in GHCi when I launch the editor, Notepad++ will ask me if I'd like to ...
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Why do fonts look better in firefox (waterfox) than they do in notepad++?

If font rendering is handled by the OS for both my web browser (firefox / waterfox), and my text editor (notepad++), why do they look so much worse in the text editor? I see the same subpixel ...
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How to remove linebreaks in Notepad++?

For example, this: This text has been splitted in lines, and it's longer than 3200 words, so it would be great to find and replace line breaks like these.
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How do I wrap lines in Notepad++ after N symbols?

I would like to have my lines in plain text in Notepad++ wrapped (soft wrapping for display, not insertion of line ends) after a reasonable amount of symbols (like 65 or 80). Is it possible? The only ...
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Notepad++: How to wrap selected text in brackets, parenthesis, quotes?

I'm used to textmate and I'm looking for an editor on Windows that supports this. Notepad++ seems cool, but I when I have some text selected and type an opening bracket it replaces the text with the ...
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Let NotePad++ show consecutive line numbers despite wraped lines?

It is possible to let NotePad++ show consecutive line numbers despite having "wrap" activated? I need to wrap for purpose of overview and so do I need the consecutive line number (despite being it ...
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Multiple vertical marginal lines in notepad++

Is there any way to show vertical lines at different columns, or any other way to indicate the position of several specific coulumns in notepad++?
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Remove all lines after /

I have 2 lists one with this format: http://www.example.com/archives/573 http://www.example.com/1812.html http://example.com/hello-world/ but i want it in this format www.example.com ...
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Find and Replace with Notepad++

Having a large list with icons to include in HTML icon-picons-abacus icon-picons-add icon-picons-airplay icon-picons-alert HTML Code <div class="col-sm-4 col"><em ...
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How to replace only text in a selected column

When I select some text in a column, replace/in selection will become grey. How can I replace text only within a column of selected text in Notepad++?
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How to use markdown in notepad++

I am used to writing text in markdown, and I love notepad++ for its light weight behavior. I am looking for a hint as how can I write markdown text in notepad++, which simulates using a markdown ...
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Notepad ++ how to configure search box to display ALL text

I have imported a custom XML file in Notepad++ which allows me to analyse log files using a nice color coded theme. When I perform a "find" and the find box comes up the results inside the box only ...
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Notepad++.Find something in find results

Its a simple question.Once I perform a search in notepad++ .Is there any posibility to search something in the result of the fisrt search? Edit. Sometimes i have to do some reports about logs and i ...
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slow program response: mainly notepad++

On my Dell Notebook, I recently upgraded my RAM from 8GB to 16GB, and the secondary mSata SSD from 32GB to 512GB. First HD is magnetic. On the SSD, I got Intel Rapid Start and Intel Rapid Storage ...
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Does Notepad++ backup pre-edited files anywhere?

If I've accidentally modified a configuration file using Notepad++, saved it, and then closed the file - is there any possibility that Notepad++ may have saved the pre-modified content in a temporary ...
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Notepad++ to enter new line and not get indented hotkey?

Auto-indent in Notepad++ sometimes turns out to be very annoying - e.g. when we work with text/note file. Very often do I want to enter a new line and the cursor is NOT indented i.e. at the beginning ...
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Change line comment mark for a given language

When I comment out lines (Edit -> Comment/Uncomment -> Single-line comment, or Ctrl+K) in VBS, Notepad++ inserts REM as the comment marker. I would prefer to have the ' inserted. How can I change ...
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In Notepad++, how do I split long lines in several rows?

I usually use Notepad++ for programming, but recently I started doing some writing in it as well. Writing usually involves long paragraphs with no line breaks, and currently those are displayed in ...
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Windows 7 missing Central European characters

I just installed Windows 7 in English and I'm missing Central European characters in Notepad despite of picking "Central European" in [Format > Font... > Script]. In Windows 7 language settings I ...
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Notepad++ Simple Backup

I lost a file while uploading due to internet disconnection and luckily I had 'Simple Backup' pre-selected. Is there a Notepad++ directory where I can get this file back?
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How to get (back) option in Notepad++ to run in a web browser

In older versions of Notepad++ under the run menu there were options such as "Internet Explorer" and "Firefox" that when clicked opened the current script/HTML in the web browser. How do you get it ...
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How to copy the result from the last search across a folder without copying results from previous searches in Notepad++?

I performed a search across a folder in Notepad++. How to copy the results from the search without copying the results from the previous searches? I use the latest version of Notepad++ with ...
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Disabling doc list when using ctrl-tab in Notepad++

I'Is there a way to disable the "doc list" that is displayed when you switch between documents with CTRL+TAB? I'm used to editplus, where hitting CTRL+TAB simply switches the document immediately. ...
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Replace a line with a specified pattern

As shown in the example, the number 1 appears in the same column in every line, and in my file, there are 6000 lines like that in total. 1. 1 2. 1 3. 1 4. 1 5. 1 6. 1 7. 1 8. 1 9. 1 I want to ...
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Notepad++ find and replace string or text with new string or text

I have some code several hundred lines long and I want to find each "String" and replace it with a different "String". Example below... $BR360Button.Add_Click({BR360Button}) ...
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My version of Notepad++ does not create backups

What I am trying to do is recover a file that was accidentally "not saved" or "not saved properly". Anyway, I was working with a document and up popped a window asking me to do something with the ...
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Delete all information you don't need in notepad++ and then put it on separate lines

I want to know how to take a large amount of code and then remove all of the useless stuff that I dont need. For example, take <option value="S1">blah blah blah</option> <option ...
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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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Opening a text file at a certain line (shortcut)

I would like to define a shortcut key which opens a particular text file at a particular line. My preferred editor is Notepad++, but suggestions involving other editors are welcome. How to open ...
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How to Replace text inside tag in Notepad ++ from 2 file Xml?

Example: File 1: <CannonExp.xml> <String> <ID> 1 </ID> <ASCII> Memiliki beberapa Giant crossbow yang dapat menyerang jarak jauh. Kelemahan fortress ini ...
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Replace every nth instance of a character with a new line in Notepad++

I have a pipe delimited string of NAME|VALUE pairs looking something like this.. Name1|Value1|Name2|Value2|Name3|Value3 What I want to do is to replace every second instance of | with a new line so ...
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add closing tag at end of line using notepad++

I have a text document where every line has an opening tag. I need to add a matching closing tag at the end of each line. For example: What I have:<exe>Example text between tags. What I ...
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Notepad++: Strange character with non english language

In win 7 I don't have any problem with notepad++ when using Persian language but after upgrading to windows 10, I can't type characters correctly (see bellow picture). Already entered characters are ...
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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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Search & replace speed in Notepad++ / indexing

I am using Notepad++ to search and replace in around 60, 000 files, one folder. It only seems to be processing around 2 files per second, is there any way to speed this up? I have an i7 processor ...
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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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Notepad++ regex find/replace adjacent ids

I have a csv file that looks like this: ID, term, functional category GO:0008166,viral replication,P, GO:0008167,sigma virus replication,P, GO:0008168,GO:0004480,methyltransferase activity,F, ...
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Associate .less files with notepad ++

I just love notepad++ however I'm working with .less files and when I open a .less file it's just a normal text not a language (css) no code highlighting is there a plugin or something to make ...
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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 insert a line between two lines which match a certain pattern in Notepad++

This is my text file echo Move date ahead 18 days to 30-09-2016 date 30-09-2016 echo Basic Rule Backups echo Move date ahead 1 day to 1-10-2016 date 1-10-2016 echo date ahead 1 day to 2-10-2016 date ...
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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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Notepad++ : how to reattach the “find result” box?

I accidentally detached the search result box and it's now an independant window. How do I fix that?
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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 save font settings in Notepad++

I like the vim Dark Blue style in Notepad++, but I want to use it with Lucida instead of Consolas. When I change the font to Lucida, it is never saved. Is there a way to save a custom style that ...
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How to avoid the need to set fonts every time in notepad++

I installed Notepad++ 6.5.5 in my HP G62 which runs on Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. When I opened it for the first time its font was Courier New with font size 10. I don't liked that font and the ...
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Make style changes in notepad++ permanent

When I select a theme and make changes to the font name and font size, they always default back to original settings whenever I reopen notepad++. Is there a way of making font name and size changes to ...
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How to disable anti-aliasing in Notepad++ 6.7.9.2

I recently upgraded Notepad++ from 6.7.8.2 to 6.7.9.2. Now the content of the documents is anti-aliased. It wasn't the case before. Note that the only the content of the document is now anti-aliased ...
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Is it possible to transpose tabular data in notepad++?

I want to change, for example, 1 0 3 4 3 0 2 12 56 3 2 2 3 4 21 0 5 0 4 9 14 13 6 56 into 1 2 3 4 0 12 4 9 3 56 21 14 4 3 ...
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Notepad++ Is there a setting to stop from asking me to save on exit?

I'd like the option to have Notepad++ exit, and close individual tabs without asking me if I want to save every file where edited. I tend to run with a lot of tabs open, and am capable of ...
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Notepad++: Rule based line highlighting

Is there a way to automatically highlight lines based on predefined rules in Notepad++? I'm not talking about syntax highlighting, but rather about log files readability. I'm looking either for a ...