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

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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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Printing the output of a running notepad.exe process

Suppose I have a running notepad.exe process on my Windows machine - how do I print it's current contents that a user has entered, into a PowerShell console?
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All my .cs filles open in notepad !! how do i fix it

Well i havent tuch a .cs file in a long time and i wanted to edit my scripts for a game ** they are writen in CS **, i launched visual studio and went to open file went to the script.cs and click on ...
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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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Notepad or Excel altering accented character

I use Excel to construct a plain text file, I copy a bunch of concatenates into notepad, and the Encoding is set to UTF-8, a record on that file uses an accented e, é Opening this plain text file in ...
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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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Select everything above or below the current cursor position (probably in the middle of the file) IN ONE CLICK in Notepad

I want to know what keys I have to press to select THE ENTIRE TEXT ABOVE OR BELOW FROM WHERE I'VE PLACED MY MOUSE CURSOR IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NOTEPAD FILE, BUT IN ONE CLICK. If I press CTRL + A it ...
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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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Add character at End of Line in Note Pad

I want to add the no. 1 at the end of each line in NotePad and not Notepad++ Current: ABC DEF After Adding: ABC1 DEF1
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I'm dreaming of Right click > New Text Document (Notepad)

I want: Right click > New Text Document instead of Right click > New > Text Document WITH EXACTLY THE SAME DEFAULT BEHAVIOUR OF Windows10: Right click > New > Text Document *DEFAULT BEHAVIOUR: It's ...
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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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Notepad inquiry for Windows 10

I want to delete all 1300 or so email addresses and details about them from my Notepad. They were all downloaded and are the only things in my Notepad. I want my notepad to be totally empty. How can ...
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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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Windows 7 notepad font and non western languages

Notepad W7 uses Lucida font to display characters. If character does not exist in Lucida font it tries to find it in another font. I understood W7 search inside fonts is based on C:\windows\Fonts\...
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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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formatting issue in Note Pad file

If I open same file in another computer there is no issue in format, but same file in my computer displays as follows: 7860 PRODUCT FLOW 275 348.60 97 599.00 87 ...
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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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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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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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