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From this morning something strange is happening to my Notepad++ editor. When I press ↵ Enter on the keyboard I get some strange symbols:

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What can I do to fix this?

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it's an view option, turn it off via view -> "show end of line"

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    On mine it's under View -> Show Symbol -> Show End of Line – Cameron Apr 12 '10 at 12:43
  • I think it's in different places in different versions. I have version 5.6.6. – Cameron Apr 12 '10 at 12:54
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Indeed, you're seeing control characters in your view. Just for fun, a little bit of CR/LF history.

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You've probably turned on some mode that displays control characters. CR-LF (\r\n in C parlance) is the standard end-of-line sequences in Windows.

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