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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I want to add data in the notepad++ [on hold]

sample: Find: http://superuser.com/questions/ask Replace: ...
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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 ...
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Remove unnecessary tags in notepad++

How do I get rid of useless end tags in notepad++ such as Grade/ or Pick_Printer/ that contain no information without disrupting lines that hold values. I've been trying find and replace but haven't ...
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Trying to use NPPExec to save an executable to run a batch file

Following a guide, and on this step: Press Save... in the NppExec window and give this action a name like pdflatex_build. You can now run this script by pressing F6, selecting it from the menu, and ...
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Mac-alternative for Notepad++ with similar layout?

I'm looking for an alternative to notepad++ that runs on MAC OS. The thing is, I need a texteditor that looks as similar as possible to notepad++. A little background: I'll be holding HTML and CSS ...
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How to delete words or characters before or after other words or characters in Notepad++

I want these series of characters, or rather strings: http://www.solomediacion20.com http://www.metaaso.com to become like these ones: solomediacion20 metaaso using Notepad++.
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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++ incorrect syntax highlighting?

So I want to build a XHTML 1.0 Strict based website. Using Notepad++ for syntax highlighting came as an idea to me. But when I tried to put the XML declaration (as stated in the spec, proper XHTML ...
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How do I un-indent code?

I occasionally realise that I need to remove one level of indentation when coding (such as moving code out of loop). The problem is I end up with a bunch of lines all indented more than I want it to ...
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Randomize Huge List - Windows 7

i've been searching for a solution for this but i couldn't find it anywhere. I have a large list, more than 2 million entries. I need to randomize it. I can randomize lists in excel but excel ...
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Notepad++: is there a way to force it to keep the autoindented-whitespace type?

I wonder if we can force notepad++ to respect the previous whitespace character when it autoindents a new line: list[CR][LF] ····item1[CR][LF] ····item2[CR][LF] --->| (notepadd++ screenshot ...
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How can I delete everything after the first column in Notepad++?

I'm trying to get rid of everything after a column in Notepad++. Column mode is not an option. Is it possible? What I have: 70.97.110.40 159 ms [n/a] 21 ...
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Remove CR LF for all lines that are not followed by a specific number

I have 14000+ lines of a database, that I want to edit with Notepad++. All these lines should start with 1000 and I therefore want to delete CR LF at the end of those lines that are not followed by ...
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jump to specific function declaration from command line in Notepad++

With Notepad++ it is possible to jump into a source file at a certain line number using the option "-n" together with the target filename. Now, I'd like to start Notepad++ from the command line and ...
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Unknown Exception when entering particular keystrokes in Notepad++

When I enter the keystrokes -> in a normla file, everting works fine. When I put in <?php and use the same keystrokes again, than a unknown exception appears. If i delete <?php and try it again, ...
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Notepad++ : Do batch text replace

I'm trying to create a dictionary file from several webpages I found online. The dictionary indexes headwords so that they can be easily found in search mode. The information in the webpage is divided ...
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How to remove text that does not contain spaces from a delimited string in Notepad++

I have a string such as brown,Ceilings,flu,hydraulic bar stool,horse saddles,marble tiles. I want to remove the text that does not contain spaces, but keep the text that has at least one space. The ...
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How to minimize all code in notepad ++ using hotkey

Hi all I once do it but now I don't remember. I need minimize all code using one hotkey combination
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Easy way to make many files with names from the list

I have a text file with 30 names in it. I need to make 30 empty text files each called name from the list. Is there an easy way of doing this? Naming 30 text files one by one seems kind of ...
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Using Notepad++ search/replace PHP code with regexp

I don't have experience in regexp so I hope someone will able to help me to change faster than by hands Need to replace objects to arrays like $variable -> child; OR $variable->child to ...
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How can I delete before and after EMAIL in notepad++?

I have this: :814, 'pera', 'name1@gmail.com', '2ed', '', 'da', 0.00, '195..110.18'), >815, 'danka', 'name2@gmail.com', 'd3d6', '0655566', 'da', 0.00, '212..65.82'), *816, 'ana', ...
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How can I make notepad++ remember all instances of itself from last session?

When working with multiple instances of notepad++, each with its own set of files opened, upon OS crash N++ seems to be only remembering one single instance and not the rest. Is there any way to ...
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How to activate disabled cloud settings save option in notepad++?

I geted a new update from Notepad++ and I find a new option which very likeley for me, this the cloud save option. I can't select any cloud storage, maybe that's becouse I living Hungary? I don't ...
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Reformatting vim files

SOLVED, see my answer. However, I figure this question is still a good learning exp for other novices like myself So I am working on this project, but I am working on it both at home and at work. ...
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How to remove the auto correct line in Notepad++

How to remove the damn line that doesn't allow me to move move freely...everytime I try to edit a portion of a code it does edit the entire code, forcing me to write it again...this is insane, it ...
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A function to remove table from a query using notepad ++

I have the following queries: insert into tab1 ( id , name , last ) values ( 1 , 's' ,'t') / insert into tab1 ( id , name , last ) values (2 , 'U' ,'t') / insert into tab1 ( id , name , ...
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Fastest way to comment multiple lines in Notepad++

In Eclipse it is possible to comment 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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Notepad++ regex - numbers

I tried to search for it and experiment it out, but I couldn't figure it out. In notepad++ I have a line like: 102. or 12 and I would like to delete the whole line (so i would need \n\r I ...
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Notepad++ regex

I have a wall of text (no code, numbers or anything like that). The sentences are sometimes split in the "middle" by a "paragraph" or "manual line break". For example: The most obvious part was a ...
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Opening Current Directory Command in Notepad++

I'm new to programming. I have a notepad++ but it doesn't have the "Open current dir cmd" in the run tab....Are there any alternatives for me to open my file notepad++ file in a command prompt? Please ...
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notepad and notepad++ don't show same thing?

I have exported text from Excel in Unicode, like this: then I edit with Notepad++ and change it to my desired form and save it as UTF-8 like this: but when open it it in Notepad it is in ...
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choosing first tab char of line in .txt file and repalce it by new line char in notepad++

I have a .txt file like this: ali is a writer ahmad is an instructor Note: Space between words are created by Tab and need to change it to this form: ali is a writer ahmad is an ...
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How to set word separator chars

In my Notepad++ (v6.6.3), '.' is recognized as word boundary but '_' is not, such that 'a_b' is recognized as 1 word but 'a.b' as 2 (when double clique). How can I define myself for the word boundary? ...
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How do I remove portion of each line from “@” to “|” in notepad++

How do I remove portion of each line from "@" to "|" in notepad++ apple@oranges.com|cake to apple|cake
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Why are backslashes displayed as “₩” (Korean won sign, “W”+strikethrough) in Notepad++?

I have scoured the internet for over 2 hours trying to find a solution that works to resolve this. I am trying to do a space escape in a .css file in Notepad++ and it just keeps showing this weird W ...
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User Defined Language Notepad++

I'm stuck in defining my language in Notepad++ for syntax-highlighting. I would like to define different colors for different output files that i get from a software. The usual string is: @--MESSAGE ...
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NotePad++ Get words with REGEX Pattern of Delimiters

I am currently using this REGEX to get whole words with a prefix of PRE_ \b(PRE_)\S* This works fine for most cases, but I would like to handle cases when a special character is part of the word, ...
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How do I use wildcards in Notepad++ to 'find and replace' all of this text?

I would really appreciate some help with this. I am working with a large corpus of text that has been marked-up with XML script and I need to tidy some things up. More specifically, there are several ...
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How to space or control the line numbers in Notepad++

I am doing some data entry and each entry has about 5 or 6 lines. I would like each data entry to be labeled per the line numbers in notepad. Here is an example image. In this image I would like ...
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Notepad++ Search/Replace Comments { inside } Curly Brackets

is there a way in Notepad++ (whether by Regex or some other way) to replace/remove comments within curly brackets? { some comments { nested comments } need to be deleted } I want to remove the ...
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Copy formatted tabbed table trimmed in excel

I have a texteditor logbook and need also to copy the contents into an excelsheet. Logbook content: 01.01.2000 ---------- Entry One.\t\t\t\t\t8 Hours Entry Two.\t\t\t\t\t20 Minutes ...
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Choose whether to save when quit

I am using notepad++ V6.4.2. When I close a file, it seems to save defaultly without asking me. How can I configure to get the save/not_save option back?
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How to automatically set each new file in utf-8 without BOM?

win xp sp3 notepad++ v 6.6.7 Settings - Preferences - New Document UTF-8 without BOM - is chosen Apply to opened ANSI files - is checked Still when I create a new file and check in Encode - ...
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Notepad++ - Function feature background color

After typing a function name and open brace, Notepad++ will show the function feature dialog. This feature's useful but I don't like the background color, can you suggest any way to change it?
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Create a shortcut for Notepad++ to reopen a closed tab?

To reopen a closed tab in Notepad++ you press ALT+F&1. I was wondering if there was a way to make a macro or program to do this so that I can press link it to the shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+T instead, ...
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How to batch print files in Notepad++?

I want to print a set of files in one go in Notepad++. I tried searching on Google, but with no avail. Is there a plugin or built-in feature (anything) that would allow me to batch print files from ...
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ahk SetTitleMatchMode stopped working

Problems I had AHK set up on my computer, a few files (programmen.ahk and grammatik.ahk for example) in the same folder /ahk-script I might have installed some program, because the script does not ...
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Stop Session Restore in Notepad++ v6.6.7

I like notepad++ plus but hate that by default it always remembers my last session. How can I disable it I thought it was in the misc setting but maybe I am blind but I don't see it there
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How do I enable the Cloud settings in Notepad++ 6.6.7 for Windows 8.1 Update 1?

I updated to Notepad++ 6.6.7 and wanted to move the settings to my OneDrive. But when I open Settings->Preferences->Cloud, the DropBox and OneDrive options are both disabled. How do I enable them? ...