I have a custom file extension, and Notepad++ does some weird coloration to it by default. I want N++ to treat every file with this extension as "Normal Text" language. I know can where I would maybe change it from Settings > Style Configurator > Language, but "Normal Text" isn't listed in the list of languages.
The extension is presumably listed in the
langs.xml file as an associated default extension for a particular language.
You can remove a default extension by opening the
langs.xml file in the Notepad++ data directory. This directory depends on your settings, but is generally either in the same folder as the Notepad++ installation or in
As an example, the default extensions for ActionScript are listed in the
ext field of the
<Language name="actionscript"> element.
<Language name="actionscript" ext="as mx" commentLine="//" commentStart="/*" commentEnd="*/">
You can remove the extension by simply deleting it here, saving the file and then restarting Notepad++.
The one drawback about this is that you would likely need to repeat this step after any Notepad++ update that updates the