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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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