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Questions tagged [notepad]

Notepad is a basic text editor included in all versions of Windows since Windows 1.0.

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Opening a text file with Excel 16 instead of Notepad

I have an accounting software program that produces all files as .txt files. Before upgrading to Excel 16, I was able to choose Excel as the program to open those files. With Excel 16, I have not ...
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can't change associated app for file (from Property) to Notepad++ [duplicate]

I don't know, even after reinstalling the Windows the same happens - I can't change the associated program from right click > Properties when I want to change that to Notepad++ (for others, it ...
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How to copy/paste hindi text in Wordpad/Notepad in Windows 10? [duplicate]

Whenever I am trying to paste hindi words/texts in text editors like Wordpad, Notepad, Sublime, etc. They are not saving Hindi texts in .txt file. Either the characters get distorted badly showing ...
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Unable to set default program for .cpp file type [duplicate]

I'm using the latest edition of Windows 10 Home on a 64-bit computer. I've been struggling to set the default program used to open .cpp files. At first, it was set to Notepad, but at some point I ...
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Can notepad be replaced with VS code?

Is it possible to replace Microsoft Notepad on Windows 10 as the default editor with VS Code? This repo (https://github.com/grumpydev/Sublime-Notepad-Replacement) shows how it's possible to replace ...
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How to delete all text except for what's inside quotation marks?

I want to remove all text except for what's between quotation marks. How would I go about doing that? Example: Bran could hear the wind in the trees, the clatter of their hooves on the ironwood ...
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Why robocopy still copy an open file, opened by txt editor in windows

From wikipedia, it is told that robocopy will skip copying files in open status. However, when it is under test for robocopy behaviour, the robocopy still copy the opened file by the most simple text ...
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Windows 10 Notepad can't find text

When I paste this into Notepad on Windows 10: "first_name"=>"M", "surname"=>"C", "country"=>"Australia" and then try to find the string "name" with Ctrl+F, it comes up blank: Is Notepad's ...
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How to customize by modifying tab markers in Notepad ++ -

I am just started out to use "Notepad ++", after having used "WordPad" and "Office Word" for years, but I notice the tab settings are hidden somewhere in the menu settings of "Notepad ++". I would ...
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Replacing notepad.exe with sublime text

I have tried the following method: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\notepad.exe] @="C:\\Program Files\\Sublime Text 3\\sublime_text.exe" But it doesn't do ...
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Opening a file in notepad and saving without corrupting

I have a music file that I want to open in notepad and then save as to another location, when I do this it corrupts the file. How can I open and save as the file without corrupting? I have tried ...
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Trying to sort my movie list by negative and positive

i hope this is not too off topic. Tried thinking of sites to help me with this but i hope this is ok. I have a list with 553 movies, a notepad .txt file with titles formatted just like this: Shutter ...
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Force close a file using NirCmd without killprocess

Is it possible to use NirCmd to force close an unsaved Notepad file? I'm currently using this command nircmd win close title "Akshat.txt - Notepad" but if this file is not saved by the user, then ...
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Lost text file from jumplist [closed]

I am missing a text file. The file was usually accessed via a pinned shortcut on a jumplist off of the Notepad shortcut on the taskbar. I don't remember where the actual file was stored. The ...
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How do I recover the content from Notepad when the task froze?

If Notepad (the Microsoft Notepad that comes preinstalled with Windows, in my case Windows 7) froze before I had a chance to save the content to a file, is there a way to recover the content? Notepad ...
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How do I analyze a notepad crash? (Windows7)

from time to time my notepad crashes for no apparent reason: I open the windows notepad editor I type in something After a while I try to save the file through crtl+s That's when notepad "freezes", ...
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How can I make Notepad++ appear when I type “notepad”?

I installed Notepad++ on Windows 10 and set it as the default .txt file editor. However, when I open the start menu and type "notepad" I still get regular Notepad as the top result; Notepad++ is a ...
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Inserting Arabic text in a CSV

I have a strange issue which is killing me. I have a CSV file that is UTF-8. It is made up of some text fields and numeric fields. When I open the file in Notepad/Notepad++ and try to add Arabic ...
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Windows RDP accent and special characters

Windows 10 RDP behaviour seems to have changed post April update. Same hardware, same mouse, same OS, same everything. I'm connected to a remote session (Windows Server 2012 R2) and am experiencing ...
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Why do carriage returns in Excel not visually show up in Notepad when you save the Excel as a Text Tab Delimited?

If you put a carriage return in a cell of Excel (by pressing Alt + Enter), and save your file as a Text (Tab delimited).txt file, the carriage return does not appear when you open the file in Notepad. ...
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How to extract specific value of a large batch of strings?

I have this information from notepad /----- Condition -----/ /-- Min. Height --/ /--- Righting ---/ /--- Heeling ---/ Area Net Draft Roll Trim W Tight ...
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How to support Unicode version 7 in Google Chrome or in Notepad?

currently, I'm working in training Tesseract OCR for Nabataean script language. The problem that I can't display any of Unicode letters for Nabataean that were supported in Unicode Version 7.0. Is ...
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Open Chrome Webpage and Press a button to “vote” using a .bat file

So basically I have this code start chrome https://www.bbc.co.uk Then I want it to click on the main headline. I want to do it in a .bat file. Can anyone help? Thanks
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Why does Windows 7 bizarrely present two different versions of the same file? [duplicate]

I've stumbled across what I consider to be some very bizarre behaviour by Windows 7 (it may apply to later versions of Windows too but I'm testing on Win7) for files in certain locations and I can't ...
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Not able to open txt file with Drivenotepad app in google drive

I have plain text file named "version.txt" saved in my google drive. When i open this with particular "Drive Notepad" app from right click menu, it gives me message Authorization required , don't know ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - Make a batch file that will run Notepad on StartUp

I have the following question: In Windows Server 2012 R2, how to make a batch file that will run Notepad on StartUp? Thanks in advance.
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Accidentally Deleted '.exe' file association in Nullsoft script? [duplicate]

I accidentally changed the `.exe file association with the following Nullsoft script (generated by VBConverter) # MyProg-Standard.nsi installation script # Automatically generated by VB6Converter by ...
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How can the contents of batch files be transferred to notepad or excelsheet?

I have a list of batch files. I want to transfer all the contents of all files into a single notepad or excelsheet, making a list.
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Failing to retrieve my Notepad data. Any trick/workaround?

I'm an active user of Notepad, even though it disappointed me a lot of times because of it lacks of recovery features. My current problem is: I jotted down some things (which I don't really remember ...
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Notepad++: Delete line before specific text on next line

I would like to filter my list and delete all my free subscriptions including the line above it Membership No: Random Number. Is there any way of doing this? Sample data: Membership No: Random ...
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Open up Notepad in Right-to-Left Reading Order mode by default

Is there any way to change default text direction of Windows's Notepad (not Notepad++) to RTL? I mean I want to every time I open a file using Notepad, the Right-to-Left Reading Order get checked by ...
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Notepad++ auto-queue replacement

Is there anyway to auto-queue a statement to replace every time you open a new file? Example: .*[ing|;]$ This statement replaces lines ending in ING, is there a way to queue a list of these to ...
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Notepad ++ snippet

I've found an error with a statement I've been using and I was wondering if anyone could help me break it down and find a fix. When using these statements in the Replace function, I've noticed it ...
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How to remove all misspelled words from text file?

I'm trying to create a proper word list of about 22,000 words, but a vast majority of them are misspelled. I need to find a way to mark all misspelled > remove all marked lines or just remove ...
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Questions on using Microsoft VS Code as Notepad

Im not a programmer or coder, Im a data entry staff encoding Text Books and Magazine Texts. Im using either MS-Wrod or Notepad at work. I stumbled upon this MS VS Code, it's a good typing platform, so ...
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GUI-enabled EmEditor alternative for Ubuntu

I am an NLP research engineer and often work with huge (2-4Gb) text files. I need not only to look through them, but be able to perform searches, including regex-queries. While using Windows OS there ...
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Adding data from text file into prepared Word table

I have text file with content as follows: something1 something2 something3 ... I want to copy it to preexisting table in Word. I mean 1 row from .txt file translates to 1 cell in Word. Copying one ...
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Save names of all new document files to a txt document with log

I need to keep a concise record of all the pdf files I save at work. Is there a utility or script I can run, preferably without installing (stand-alone exe?) that will generate a .txt file or the ...
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Launch original notepad.exe when Notepad Replacer is installed

I use Notepad Replacer. I love Notepad Replacer. However, I want to test something with the original Notepad, but can't open it at all anymore. Not by executing notepad from cmd or powershell, nor by ...
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How To Remove All Lines Containing Any non-ASCII Characters Using Notepad++ or Emeditor

How do I remove all lines containing any non-ASCII keyboard characters? I tried so many times Regular Expressions codes but none work like it should be I even tried this code [^\x00-\x7F]+ but it ...
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How i remove the end

For the example : hezekwawed@21cn.com:74314739 | 47 inferno904011@21cn.com:904011 | 76 quorkscom@web.de:niko1986 | 6 fenhanghsvccu@21cn.com:49878442 | 90 I want to remove only the | 47 ,...
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View changes made to a file in Windows

Yesterday, I made a change to an existing text file using Notepad in my PC (Windows 10). Today, I need to get the old version back. I tried restoring previous versions. But none is there. Is it ...
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Replace Line but keep part of it in Notepad ++

I want to use Notepad++ to find/replace large chunks of code: I have lots of: angles[]={6.2744589,5.4066987,1.4066987}; with 3 values. I need to put all first and second values to 0 and keep the ...
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Removing Closing pop up on Notepad

I have a strange question and I'm no sure is it possible or not. I'm using notepad frequently and I end up with more than 10-15 different files open. Most of them I just use for writing down quick ...
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How to remove lines containing less than 3 letters in Email Before “@”domain in notepad++

hello how do i remove lines containing less than 3 letters in email before @domain since @domains containing already more than 3 letters or 3 letters i want to skip that and search before the @domain ...
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how to delete all lines containing less than 3 letters before “ : ” in notepad++

i want to delete all the lines containing less than 3 letters in the username before or after any other characters but i don't need anything change in the password that's why i say before " : " Full ...
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How can I remove all lines not containing email:password in notepad++ or Emeditor

Full Example File Containing: test@live.com:testing1 Yse@rur:userto astr@oSt@yahoo.fr:str@st5es @username1:password2 user2:@pass3 name@yahoo.com:1password my@example user@gmail.com:password !@#$%^ ...
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How To Remove Lines Containing Any Hash Type in Notepad++

Full example file containing: user:passowrd user:199d8ddda49f7505c8d896c8d2e81011 user:c7c08cc091bbe531449f62dd76e2e7c86e1dfa01 user:8e38fe8363321acd83deb0fc65ea00f9 user:...
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How To Remove Lines Containing Double Email in Notepad++

Full example file containing: clean000@yahoo.com:password0 example1@yahoo.com:example1@yahoo.com example1@yahoo.com:user1@hotmail.com clean111@yahoo.com:password1 example2@live.fr:user2@email.ru ...
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default apps win10 don't show all options

I have installed notepad++ and within that set up the file associations. However in Win10 Apps/Features, I am not shown notepad++ as an option for any of the file types such as .txt, only notepad or ...