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

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Opening csv file with notepad with two different desktop running both windows gives different results

Opening csv file with notepad with two different desktop running both windows gives different results One of the desktop when opened, it's kind of lined nicely with newline, but somehow the other one ...
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How to join multiple long sentences numbered into multiple lines(notepad ++) (without wrapping)

I have copied 20 sentences from the document, but when I paste it into notepad ++ it shows 27 lines. How can I process it out into exactly 20 lines on notepad ++(at the beginning of sentences are ...
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Notepad strange characters [duplicate]

I’m trying to edit a steam game save file but when i go through steam and open the save file it’s full of weird characters and none of it is making sense. I’ve downloaded notepad ++ and it’s the same ...
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Restore Notepad to your preferred size and position in Windows 8

How to change back and restore the default size and location of Notepad window as well as font and other settings to it's previous state in Windows 8.1?
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How to best highlight a portion of a large list in notepad?

I use shift and left click, then move down, but it is very slow. When I try moving it faster, the highlighting stops.
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How to replace Notepad with Sublime Text 3

Is there a way to completely replace Notepad with Sublime Text 3, i.e., the files that would normally open with Notepad should open with Sublime Text 3, not just with ..txt files.
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Win10: Notepad: How to change the default font?

I am a heavy user of notepad. (notepad.exe, part of the Windows OS) I sometimes increase to a rather large font, when I am screen sharing an outline. Generally, this font size setting is lost when I ...
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How does a Windows Notepad display multiple fonts?

What I have known is, Notepad can display texts with a particular font only. But recently I pasted some texts from MS Word which were in Segoe UI font into the notepad which contains other texts too. ...
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I see a weird language in Windows's Notepad when I open a image in with it [duplicate]

While just playing around with Windows’ features, I did the following: Right clicked on an image. Clicked on "Open with…" Chose Notepad And the following appeared: I did this with many ...
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How to make my last Worlds copy to the first in notepad++

So i need help I want to copy all my last word to the first word example: ^=/system/priv-app/Hearingdro_Tablet_V4_N ^=/system/priv-app/SetupWizard ^=/system/priv-app/ANTRadioService to: ...
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Book marking specific lines and leave some

I have a text that contains a lot of lines with random letters and numbers example: - Hello 54676541 r26549546432 3475-u How 354321 r32153432 23219-u Are you etc, I want to keep the first line and ...
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Notepad keeps defaulting (and saving!) to UTF-8 instead of ANSI, how can I get ANSI?

From what I have been reading, Notepad should use ANSI encoding by default. Well, in my case it doesn't -- it defaults to UTF-8. It is infuriating because I have tried creating a blank .txt file, ...
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Block Notepad from editing

I generate a document in .txt format (because the document is printed with an old dot matrix printer). The problem is: User edit some data before printing the document, thats why I want to find some ...
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How to prevent opening multiple copies of a .txt file?

On my windows desktop, I have created shortcut to a file abc.txt. If I click on it twice, it opens two copies of the same file. I want that by the second click, already opened file should come to ...
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Timestamp: Pressing F5 notepad gives time 1st then date. How do I do date 1st then time?

When I open notepad, I can press F5 to give me the time in the format I desire and then the date in the format I desire, where the formats I desire are based on windows settings. The only thing ...
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UTF-8 vs UTF-8 with BOM

The latest Notepad.exe has a Save as UTF-8 and UTF-8 with BOM. Is UTF-8 with BOM the old UTF? What is UTF-8 now?
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Minimum version of notepad.exe to support unix newlines

A while back, Microsoft announced their development build of notepad finally supports unix style newlines (\n). However according to a colleague, this is not the case in a Windows 10 testing ...
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Replacing certain values with function in Notepad++

My .csv file contains a lot of the following: "123",bpm The value is changing, so it's not always 123, but it's always three digits. I would like to change all of these three digit values with 10 ...
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I created a new windows user but cannot open notepad?

I created a new windows user but I cannot open/start notepad in it. user accounts Administrator Anilmeena(I created this account) Problem: when I login to this 2nd account. and try to open ...
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Changed “open with” for .txt from notepad to notepad++ - how can i regain print from the context menu?

I'm lost on this one. I've been farting around in the registry for days, and asking on general type forums like tenforums.com So far no luck. I've set txt files to open with my portable notepad++ ...
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What are these unknown symbols that show up in my HTML when using Notepad?

These characters can be found by me in Notepad when writing HTML. It absolutely causing problems for me. I can’t even delete it! So does anyone knows this symbol is or why it appears? I’ve tried to ...
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Compare Two Files and Remove the Duplicates

What is the easiest way to compare 2 files and deleting the duplicates found on both files. I'm aware you can do this easily on a linux box with certain commands, but how would I go about achieving ...
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How to duplicate multiple of the same .mp4 video in notepad

in notepad, I am just playing around with spamming things and i was trying to make multiple of the same .mp4 video pop up at the same time but only 1 would pop up at any given stage. How could I have ...
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Add Current line to a pattern

I have a file with 2000 lines. I want to add the current line number between the (). For example: c-data (1).json c-data (2).json c-data (3).json c-data (4).json A screenshot of example test data:
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Windows Notepad, how can I disable saved find-and-replace values?

In Windows' Notepad, when I use the find-and-replace feature, it saves the values I used therein and displays them next time I use the feature. I don't want it do. How can I disable this? I can see ...
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My notepad txt file turned into weird characters

Some years ago I wrote some notes in a .txt file (plain text) on Notepad and when I opened it recently it appeared with these weird characters. I don't know at what point it turned out like that, but ...
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replace notepad with notepad++ --> The Process does not own any identity

A time ago, I set notepad++ as a debugger for notepad, in order to automatically open it instead of the default editor. See this for example. I did this by just Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\...
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tab key action in Notepad++ vs in Windows Notepad

When I press the tab key at the beginning of a sentence in Notepad++, this happens: (Note how the entire column of text is tabbed.) When I do the same in Windows Notepad (the built-in app that's ...
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Why doesn't Notepad's Undo function work correctly?

This has been an issue across multiple Windows iterations of Notepad: the undo function, more often than not, doesn't undo the last X actions/characters, rather, it wipes the entire notepad of ...
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Notepad ++ How to remove text from the url

I've been trying this for an hour and can't seem to get the right regular expression any ideas? This: src="https://www.mywebsite.com/embedframe/84398934/need-this-text-and-the-forward-slash-before-...
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How to paste from Notepad into Word without getting extra line breaks after every line

When I copy text from Notepad and paste it into Microsoft Word (2016) there is an extra line break after every single line. How do I prevent his from happening? I found a way to delete all blank ...
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How to set default font for Windows Notepad?

From an unknown reason Windows Notepad changed its default font from its original, unproportional (monospaced) one, to the other, a proportional one. There is no problem with changing it after ...
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searching a string in multiple docs and note pad documents

I have multiple files in docx format and notepad .txt files. I want to search for a particular string like #search string# it might be present in any of the multiple docx or .txt or .rtf files. Is ...
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Compiling Error in flutter: NoSuchMethodError: The getter 'isEof' was called on null

While trying to debug my flutter app on my emulator I randomly started to get this compiling error. I tried upgrading my flutter to the latest release. Not getting any formatting or otherwise errors ...
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Batch file to configure notepad settings

I have plain text (.txt) reports, in order to be printed correctly (final users will print the report). I need to configure notepad settings. as: margins: let: 8 right: 8 top: 4 bottom: 4 font: ...
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How can I create an exact replica of a file in notepad?

How can I create an exact replica of this file in notepad? In particular how do I achieve multiple lines or split the lines exactly as in the picture ?
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How do I undo a default download program to an unsupported program?

I am not tech-savy. I was trying to download bank statements via csv file to upload them to quickbooks. I couldn't open them so I chose the default option as Notepad. I then realized that I shouldn't ...
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How to draw ASCII art through cmd to textfile(notepad)?

I was exploring the banner command on linux and am wondering to use something of that sort to put into text files in Windows10. I have tried cowsay and figlet, didn't like the cow/tux talking to me ...
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How can I copy all line of a notepad file that contain a specific word? [closed]

I have a large notepad TSV file that I need to copy all lines that contain a specific word in them and then paste them into an excel file. How do I go about doing this? Thanks!
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Windows Notepad's search string is saved somewhere

I frequently search within notepad for a string. After a few searches Notepad brings that string by default into the search window. That means that string is saved somewhere. Anyone have a clue where ...
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Arabic characters do not display correctly when saving and reopening text file

When I save a text file with arabic letters from Notepad, they do not show correctly after reopening. Instead it shows ??????. Example, this is my file in Notepad: Then after saving, closing and ...
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Notepad++ merging different lines with duplicate words [closed]

I have some tough work to do let me explain as best as i can. Merge the duplicate words on different lines. Example: i like 33 big black cars122 cars122 notfree The result i want: i like 33 big ...
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Auto Insert date into Notepad

I am using Notepad - the standard plain old plain old in Windows 10 Home 64. I had been typing up some notes and one of my sentences was not correct - I accidentally pasted some text over what I was ...
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How can I get Notepad to show white margins on the top and sides, like in Windows Vista/7?

I recently got a Windows 10 computer that I've been customizing to visually resemble my previously-owned Windows Vista & 7 computers. I'm making great progress towards finalizing my customization,...
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Recover deleted text in a saved .txt file on windows 7

So my problem is with a text document(.txt) which I've been using for months, editing and saving stuff, once I accidentally deleted some of the text and saved it. I'm very interested if there's a way ...
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Notepad++ find, replace etc

I have a question regarding notepad++. I have this text: And this second one: Basically I want to delete the countries that appear in image 2, from image 1. How can I do this?
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NotePad ++ : Delete characters before and after specific string

-rw-rw-r-- 1 pstambia pstambia 131721 Apr 9 2018 DPT_p_EXT_CONTRACT.deliv -rw-rw-r-- 1 pstambia pstambia 122364 Nov 28 22:56 DPT_p_EXT_CRC.deliv -rw-rw-r-- 1 pstambia pstambia 137893 Apr 9 2018 ...
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Delete too long words in a code

I have a list of words in one line, separated by commas and quotation marks, like this: "WORD1","WORD2","WORD3"... I would like to know if I can delete the words that are more long that 9 ...
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Why do Excel line breaks not transfer into Notepad?

When copying a cell with line breaks in Excel and pasting it into Notepad, the text is pasted onto one line. Why is that?
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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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