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++ - 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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Simple text template filler [closed]

I have a few text documents that serve as "templates" for final documents. There are fields in each document that I fill to customize the document as appropriate. I'm looking for a simple ...
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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 ...
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How to set Notepad++ GUI text to a bigger font?

I can't seem to find anything about this topic anywhere on the net, so I am asking here. Is there any way to increase visual font styles of the interface's text of Npp? I am not talking about the ...
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ICS file - edit in Notepad++ to merge lines that begin with space

my ICS calendar automatically puts carriage returns in the summary field which causes other programs to truncate on import. I've noticed that the following line to the carriage return always starts ...
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How to limit keyword highlighting when they appear in variable names

I imported a custom language for PL/SQL into Notepad++, and I'm trying to fine-tune the syntax highlighting. I've enabled code folding for multi-line comments, and changed the background colour on ...
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Create macro and hop to next line

so my question is if there is a possibility that a macro ends in the next line. I currently need to edit an xml file in notepad++ and after certain lines I have to add a <br />. I already ...