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Javascript file crashed and converted to ''NUL NUL NUL" notepad++

I had a for loop with typo (i=0; i<n; i+3), then it ate all the memory, I had to shutdown the PC and and after restart the JS file is all NUL NUL NUL NUL NUL, please help. Please help me recover ...
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Any way to have Notepad++ automatically save on exit?

Is there any way I can get Notepad++ to save and close under one command? For example on hitting Alt-F4, Notepad++ would not only close the program, but also save the document. (manually editing a ...
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Software to automate the download of a list of URLs to special paths

I have a similar question as Software to automate the download of a list of URLs However I have two columns, the first one contains list of URLs (images) to download and the second one (with the same ...
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Is it possible to open links in notepad++ with single click?

I think the default setting in notepad++ is to require double clicking on html links. I have found indication on the internet ( http://osdir.com/ml/editors.notepad++/2007-03/msg00522.html ) that it ...
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Custom word library for notepad++ autocomplete

So, there's already a question about this here, from back in 2010: How do I edit or add to Notepad++ HTML/CSS autocomplete? Since then though, we've gone from version 5.7 to 6.6.9 Using the ...
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Improve display of whitespace on notepad++

Can you improve the visibility of whitespace using notepad++? I tried Settings > Style > Whitespace Symbol, and am able to change the color as needed, but I still find the symbols incredibly small ...
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Can we change comparison view to top-bottom layout

With current version 6.6.9 of notepad++, when I want to compare 2 open files, I will move one of them to another view and synchronize vertical scrollbar to compare them, the 2 views are placed in ...
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Search and replace option in notepad++ for making a dictionary

We've gotten several files from a professor who published his dictionary and we convinced him to make it open source and make it freely available online. So now I've ended up with several files with ...
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How can I use advanced text editing in Notepad ++?

I have a little question. I've saved in a text file all the folders with sub-folders and files library of my music hard-drive and I try to clean this with notepad++. I've removed the path of the ...
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Regex find proper case and exclude some word in notepad++ [closed]

I have some text like this: After a lifetime in the French diplomatic corps, the Count de Gruse lived with his wife in an elegant townhouse on Quai Voltaire. He was a likeable man, cultivated ...
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Can I filter and sort email ids in notepad++ and other text editors?

I have a txt file which has around 20000 email id. I want to know email count from gmail, yahoo, ymail, googlemail, aol, live,custom domain, gmx, and other temporary emails separately. And also i need ...
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second edit fail with Notepad++

I'm modder of the game Men of war. To create mission, I using Notepad++ for editing the files of the game like the "0.mi" mission file (2000kb) in wich all units of the game are scripted. I like to ...
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removal of hyphens only after 10 characters

I have data that has'-' in between. the hyphens are included in the data too. I want to delete the hyphens after every 10 characters but not the ones included within the data. Example: ...
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Code-folding in Notepad++ with two-word keywords?

Notepad++ supports user-defined languages for syntax-highlighting and code-folding (v.2.1.0.12). However, my language has two-word keywords like "begin function" and "end function". Using quotation ...
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Fast attachments with markdown

I have a document like this: A lot of text. insert:good graph:x More text. insert: :y Even more text. insert:another figure:z And I want to change all insert:description:x to ...
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How to read/open a midi file?

I need to read inside the midi file to find the data about the notes for a school project. I tried to open random midi files on notepad++, but it does not open up in hexadecimal format as this ...
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Notepad++ Select last blocks of text

I'm cleaning out a a .txt file with all the pantone colors for use in a script What I want is this: HEX:FEDDOO YellowC 254 221 0 and what I currently have in my textfile is this: Yellow C ...
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Notepad++ syntax highlighting sql within php file

I love Notepad++, partly because of its syntax highlighting: in a .php file, it will highlight <script> blocks as javascript, <style> blocks as css and <?php blocks as php. Ideally ...
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Notepad++ Compare plugin doesn't highlight line changes anymore

I have 2 PCs at work, one with older version of Notepad++ (6.1.7) and one with newer version (6.5.3) and I use it frequently to quickly compare pieces of code or any other strings (I use WinMerge or ...
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Notepad++ vlookup to Excel

I have an XML file that has some specific incorrect text within it. The incorrect text is associated to a specific code that identifies it,. Eg: CODE="RM014" PART="ROOM MONITOR". The issue is that ...
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I have a relatively small file that crashes Notepad++ every time I open it [closed]

For clarity, I know this isn't a bug-report forum. I'm asking for advice on how to fix my file, if I can. My file is 34k (Yes, just 34k, I've opened several larger files). It's just a cold fusion ...
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Is there a way in Sublime Text to display find results in a panel at the bottom of the current window?

This is a highly useful feature in other editors eg. Eclipse and Notepad++ You get to see the list of find results printed as all the containing lines with their lines in the buffer, which gives you ...
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Replace but leave between characters unchanged

I need to replace but leave between characters unchanged: Example: <column name="propertys_uid">30</column> <column name="property_name">Villa</column> <column ...
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Firefox/Chrome etc not under the 'Run' tab in Notepad++

I was fiddling with Notepad++'s preferences in order to change the looks and a few other things. I'm not sure what I did, but now the 'Run in Chrome' etc options aren't in the 'Run' tab. For ...
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Notepad++ Replace Iteration

(I have edited this post for clarity) I have a terribly formatted text document.. Luckily, though terribly formatted, it's reliably terribly formatted and so regex has saved me days worth of work. ...
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Change Notepad to Notepad++

I want to make it so that if I enter "notepad" in a command line, the address bar, or in the start menu search, it will open Notepad++ instead of Notepad. Is there a simple, safe, stable way to ...
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Notepad++ maximum column

How to set notepad++ maximum column into x (x := max column, eg. 100), I know how to set a vertical edge into 100 columns (in this case just to showing us a sign of 100-th columns), but what I want is ...
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Notepad++ replace .|every 5th line with .}

I got a text that ends on every single line with .| And I need to replace the .| on every 5th line with .}
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Reformat text as columns in Notepad++?

Anyone know of a way to reformat either the whole txt file or the selection (I don't really care, either is fine) so that it would would add spaces to align text as columns? example: Green 5 Vest ...
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Notepad++ Fold Icons Missing [duplicate]

I recently tweaked some Notepad++ settings and I somehow turned off the icons for folding code blocks. Whenever I open a JavaScript or C# file now, the collapse code block icons that are located off ...
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How to find and replace lines in one file that match the pattern of lines in another file

I have a scenario with two documents. The first doc has lines of text, and the second doc also has same text with different text before and after this text. They need to be replaced. Doc 1 ...
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Notepad ++ Find word and replace line above and below

Here's my example : class Item478 { position[]={14186.376,18.035046,18340.531}; azimut=-134.41499; id=734; side="EMPTY"; vehicle="Land_LampStreet_F"; skill=0.60000002; ...
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Generate lines with numerical order in Notepad++

I bet somebody else has created a question like this before, but I'm having trouble to find the correct tags so I can have accurate results. I want my Notepad++ to create lines in duplicates but with ...
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Rmarkdown editing + language highlighting in notepad++

R Markdown is an authoring format that enables easy creation of dynamic documents, presentations, and reports from R (source) it is developped and supported by RStudio. I am looking for a ...
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NotePad++ only runs as Administrator or not at all

I recently updated my Windows 7 computer with NotePad++ ver. 6.6.9. To do the update I had to run it as Administrator. Now, every time I run Notepad++, it wants to run as Administrator or not at all. ...
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How to Search in Notepad++ but exclude variations

Does anybody know if I can do the following type of search in Notepad++ please ? Find "league" but ignore/exclude "myleague" & "leagues" ... Thanks in advance, hopefully :-)
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Change notepad++ default search options

When searching in Notepad++, often the check boxes "Match case" and "Match whole word only" are ticked without me having ticked them; I think it happens first time I search after starting Notepad++. ...
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logical cursor movement in notepad++

How to enable logical cursor movement for bidirectional texts in notepad++? Like Notepad on Windows. Now when I start moving through text using arrow keys on keyboard after reaching a RTL sentence ...
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How to switch and merge text lines in Notepad++

I'm using Notapad++ and I have 2 situations here that I'm stuck with, regarding large text files that have lists of verb conjugation for my students, to use with a database of an android app. ...
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How do I add a character at the end of every other line and delete its carriage return

I'm using Notepad++ 6.6.8 How do I add a character at the end of every odd line and also delete its carriage return, so that the next line connects with it. For example I want this text: present ...
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disable notepad++ updates on install or through script - Windows 7

I deploy notepad++ to several computer labs where end users don't have administrative rights. I am able to deploy the software, but I need to turn off automatic updates so they aren't getting popups ...
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Non-standard toolbar in Notepad++ when using “Send To” menu

After installation of Notepad++, I have copied its shortcut into my local Send to... folder (C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo) to be able to quickly open any type of file. In ...
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Notepad++ Ctrl+Y shortcut active in other applications, even after reassigning new combination

Whenever I've got my Notepad++ running in the background, the CTRL + Y combination doesn't work in other applications (e.g. Illustrator or IrfanView). By default it is assigned to a redo function of ...
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Beautify columns (alignment)

I'm using notepad++ and I'm wasting time aligning my columns, is there a way to go from this: hello a blabla world! b blabla asda c blabla fasda d blabla To this: hello a ...
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Using Wildcard find and replace in a CSV CNC file using Notepad++

Hi I have a requirement to remove every occurrence of the "LIP_CUT,number.number," out of pages of code. I am newbie to this type of argument structure and cannot get any results so far. Any help ...
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Save NppFTP information in NPP Portable?

I am using NPP Portable for a while to have always my NppFTP information with me. But last time, all gets broken. So my question ist: how to backup all FTP connections in NPP Portable? I've ...
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Notepad++ how to copy the text (only) which matches the regex expression (not the whole line)

I am looking for a simple way to copy into the clipboard all the "marks" in notepad++. I found that I could copy the whole line that match the regex using the bookmark option. But I'm looking for a ...
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How can I replace around a wildcard in a regex search?

I'm trying to comment out all of the variable type declarations in a script I have, but I've run into this problem a few other times. I'd like to match a string, followed by a variable name, followed ...
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Notepad++ : How to remove second occurrence of comma

I have text lines in Notepad++ like below: 1122, String1, String2, 20202 2222, String3, String4, 21212 3333, String5, String6, 3333333 4444, String8, String7, 44we23 I need to just remove second ...
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Notepad++ not saving user ext for HTML

Notepad++ 6.6.8 right here. I am trying to save the .erb extension as a user extension to Style Configurator > HTML > User ext > "erb" But everytime I relaunch Notepad++ that setting is ...