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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Find all instances of a string where the line doesn't begin with a comment character?

I'm doing a Find in Files for a few strings; "V1.10", "V1.01A", "V1.2" I'd like to find all instances of those values (fine if I have to run 3 different searches) except for lines that start with ' ...
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Delete metadata in multiple files

How do i use Find and Replace in Files in Notepad++ to delete the following lines from multiple files? <meta name="perc_linkback" id="perc_linkback" content="xxxxxxxxxxx"/> and <link ...
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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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Using wildcard in notepad++ to replace a very specific range of entries/values

Well I'm trying to find out how to use wildcards in order to change a quite specific value, mainly in xml files. Here is an example of how the file looks: <skill skill_name="alchemy_s18" ...
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Alternative Notepad++ Shortcut Mapper? [on hold]

TL;DR: Is there shortcut manager, that repeats functionality of Visual Studio's (2013) shortcut manager for Notepad++?* Is there a Shortcut Mapper plugin for Notepad++ that offers the following ...
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notepad++ - Applying CSS styles for SCSS files?

In Notepad++, I have some SCSS files for which I would like the syntax to be highlighted like CSS files are. How do I do this in Notepad++? In other words, I would like to apply the same styles to ...
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Notepad++ work space project using server directory

I have a notepad++ workspace with a project, when i right click the project it gives me "Add files from directory", which is great for local files. But I am logged in via notepad's FTP plugin called ...
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Notepad++ Convert single column of csv data into multiple-value rows

Problem: File with 10,000 records, csv (comma separated) Sample Data: one, two, three, four, five, six, I need to create groups of rows e.g. one, two, three, four, five, six How can I accomplish ...
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Variable as argument to Wine

The variable $INPUT_FILES in Case 1 has the same content (string) that is used in Case 2. Why in Case 1 I have problems with spaces in the name "2015 01 09.1.txt", but in Case 2 not? How can I fix ...
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How To Change Tab Font Size In Notepad++

Just like the title says, I'm trying to change the font size in Notepad++ to the default font size. I don't know why it's so huge.
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Merge & Reformat text

I have a lot of Bible text looks like Gen 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Gen 1:2 The earth was empty, a formless mass cloaked in darkness. And the Spirit of ...
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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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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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Notepad++ move lines up and down and change order

I have a text file with containing links and I want to change the order of them. Can I automate this or do I have to do it manually? My file is like this: http;//filefactory.com/file/xxxxxxxxxxxx ...
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How to highlight PHP, HTML & JavaScript at same time with Notepad++?

The file extension and language is PHP, and need to highlight HTML and JavaScript at the same time with the main language PHP in Notepad++ Example of code to highlight: <?php $form_name = ...
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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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Auto newline in notepad++

In my text documents, I often want to keep lines to 80 characters. So I watch the column number in the lower right corner and go to a new line once I get close to 80. The problem is, when I have a ...
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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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Breaking the line in between the code in Notepad++

I have a file with line(s) that look like this: <url><loc>URL</loc><lastmod>Date</lastmod><changefreq>Time</changefreq> I'm editing the file in Notepad++, ...
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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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Is it possible to stop Notepad++ from searching inside binary files?

I just discovered via an unfortunate accident that the Find in Files feature in Notepad++ searches files inside RAR archives. After running several "find and replace" queries, all the RAR files I had ...
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Notepad++ Hangs On Close

I'm using Notepad++ on Windows 8.1. Until recently it closed just fine when I clicked the X but now when I do so it doesn't close but rather freeze the application. When I repeatedly click the X the ...
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replace all matches with different text in notepad++

I have list of links in a different text file (one link per line) links[0] = "link 1" links[1] = "link 2" links[2] = "link 3" links[3] = "link 4" I want to add in all the links between " " and ...
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How to recover or decode the old version of a corrupted text file?

I have edited a .txt file on Windows 7 with Notepad++ yesterday. Then I put the computer to sleep after saving the document. Today I wasn't able to wake the computer so I restarted it. As soon as I ...
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Notepad++ cross device settings

I work with Notepad++ on three computers, a PC at job, a PC at home, and a notebook. If I change any settings or theme I want to get back at home and have the same settings I changed at job and ...
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Dreamweaver : Auto-correct

In notepad++ when you type a wrong tag or a wrong word the color will stay black instead of blue. How to you set up this preference in Dreamweaver CC? Thanks
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Multi-Editing in Notepad++ select surrounding words

I have Notepad++ 6.7.8.2. I have enabled Multi-Editing. When I control-click on a second location close to a word, this word got selected, and this will happen for any further location selection. Any ...
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Notepad++ set custom zoom

How can I set custom zoom in Notepad++? I want to set it to 90 or 110. The reason I want to do is I use Consolas and font size 10 is too small and 11 is too big.
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How to edit title bar in Notepad++?

Is it possible to edit the title bar display in Notepad++? Actually it shows me C:\Users\Tony\Desktop\lmx.txt - Notepad++ I would like to see for example just this lmx.txt - Notepad++ Thank you ...
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Notepad++ - How to default new page syntax to HTML or CSS or JS at will [duplicate]

Within Notepad++, there will be days where I know I will predominately be working in HTML, on other days CSS, and special days with JavaScript. When I create a new page in Notepad++, are there ...
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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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Notepad++ - Break Line after a word

I have some text I want to edit using Notepad++. The text input is google.comyahoo.com doctor.comusa.com I want the text output is google.com yahoo.com doctor.com usa.com Thanks for read and ...
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Clear find result in notepad++ with keystrokes or plugin

I'm trying to find a keystroke or plugin (that I could assign a hotkey to) to do the following: Focus the "Find Result" window (I know the F7 key does the focusing, but I think it's also a toggle) ...
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Notepad++ can't download files

I am using Notepad++ v6.7.8.2 with the NppFTP plugin. I can access my server files, but when I try to download them I get, -> CWD /public_html/cuislegibney/css 250 OK. Current directory is ...
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Delete text before “=” sign in Notepad++

How to delete a text before "=" in notepad ++. Example 'abc = def' '123 = 456' Output Should be 'def' '456' Thanks
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Wildcard replace in Notepad++ with line breaks at unknown positions

I have an XML file in which I need to replace a certain, reoccuring text. However, line breaks and carriage returns can appear in the text anywhere. The text is always like this: @RELEASED{XXX} ...
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Line Manipulation Reformat text Notepad++ or PSPaD

I have about 40,000 lines I need to look like first line - no paragraph marks. The trouble is, I can't use join lines then use (\d\D+)& $1\n to get like line 1 because of numbers inside of ...
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Notepad++ extract links from html tag with class

I have a text which consists of different html elements and links like this one: <a href="somelink" class="details btn secondary large">. I want to extract links from a href tag. What are ...
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Treat part of a Regex expression as non-special characters

Let's say I've got a regex expression utilizing some of the special chars, but also a portion with 'normal' text that just happens to have some symbols in. Let's also say I'm too lazy to start ...
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Save Current Recorded Macro in Notepad++

I'm hoping someone can help, or at least identify this is a known issue. I'm able to record a macro in Notepad++ (Windows 7, 64-bit) and "stop recording" but at any time after that, the Macro menu ...
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Notepad++ Bad Allocation - where do I find the restore files?

My Notepad++ just closed because of "Bad Allocation". I didn't know it would close before it was too late. Eager to work on, I just clicked away an error message that read sth like "All I could save, ...
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Notepad++ - Replace multiple lines with multiple lines

I've got 3 text file with thousands of lines like this: File n°1 name1_a name2_a name3_a name4_a name5_a File n°2 name1_a name4_a name5_a File n°3 name1_b name4_b name5_b What I want to do ...
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A Notepad++ file templates just like pyscripter

In PyScripter when we create a new file templates and use it (Tools > Options > File templates); i can easily give short hand tags like $[ActiveDoc-Name] for automatically update the name of ...
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how to Replace 4th occurence of | with space in each row in notepad++

I have the following huge random data 1231286234|453|1234|xxx|aabbc|xcvxcvxcv|xcvxcvxcv|Xcvxcvxcv 1231286234|453|1234|xxx| aabbc|xcvxcvxcv|xcvxcvxcv|Xcvxcvxcv 1231286234|453|1234|xxx ...
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Notepad++ illegal XML character target search using Regex

Fellow Forum Members, I am using the latest version of NotePad++ and I have done a search for illegal XML symbols such as "&", ">", "<", "©" among 200 separate XML files. I found a couple of ...
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hanging indent continues after empty line, but it shouldn't

In notepad++ 6.7.7 When I start typing this line, it obviously start completely to the left: no indent. OK To type this line I pressed enter after the previous line, typed three spaces and the ...
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Notepad++: centralize the screen at the text cursor?

Is there a shortcut to recentralize my vision to the line I am working on with Notepad++, just like emacs' C-l, or something equivalent?
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Run Notepad++ macros on command line

I have a lot of txt files in a folder and what I want to do is creating a Python script wich reads all the files contained in this folder and applies to each of them a n++ macro. To do this I need to ...
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Notepad++ - Merge all lines into one and add separator

So this is my situation: I have a lot of lines like this: line1 line2 line3 line4 And they all start with different spaces. What I want to do is merge all the lines in the ...
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How to Remove Columns from a Notepad++ File

I want to remove a column in the middle of a txt file in notepad++. The length of the file is approximate 50K+ lines so i prefer to not have to hold down a key while the cursor slowly makes its way ...