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Questions tagged [notepad++]

Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL License.

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Notepad++ dropping tabs when files are moved between directories

I have my Notepad++ preferences set for backup, checking the options to remember current session for next launch, enable session snapshot and periodic backup, and simple backup. My default directory ...
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Can Notepad++ remember line position?

I have TextPad on my home computer, but I can't use that on my work machine. It has an option where it remembers cursor position in certain cases. Here's an example: <li>text one</li> <...
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Remove everything except for the URL's in Notepad++

After manually scraping Google search results with a legal Chrome plugin, I have the following information (for just two search results): The History Teacher (@THTjournal) | Twitter https://twitter....
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Possible way to “merge” sentences that are spaced out far away from each other?

I want to get rid of the space between the sentences, doesn't matter if they conjoin but I'd rather they stay close but under each other.
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Recovering data corrupted by an AutoHotkey script?

I'm using AutoHotkey scripts for automating note taking stuff. Today, some problem occurred and Notepad++ did not respond. I closed the window, and after opening the file, I saw that all my data had ...
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Can Notepad++ detect WHAT exactly changed when it does File Status Auto-Detection?

Since I do all my Notepad++ work over NppFTP, I very frequently get alerts about my files having changed. Basically, as I understand it, that's because FTP retrieved the newest copy and overwrote it, ...
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Notepad++ replace whole words and ignore special characters [closed]

I want to do some word replacements using Notepad++. So for example, I have multiple text files with the string "Yes,"... and I want to replace "Yes" with "No". The default procedure: I open up the ...
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Notepad++ replace all commas between single quotes throughout entire txt document

I want to replace every comma (,) with a hyphen (-), but only when the comma is found between single quotes (') Sample text: ' <style>\nbody,td { font-family: verdana; font-size: 11px; font-...
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Notepad++: Double Click on Tabs bar to open new file

Most browsers. editors, IDEs that are tab-enabled allow for new file to be opened (like Ctrl+N) when we double-click next to the last tab, can this be enabled in Np++ ?
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Notepad++: Find a Method in a source code and delete it except of the argument

I have several thousend files of code. For the future I need to get rid of a method but I want do keep the argument in the same line. I would like to solve the problem with regex in Nodepad++ The ...
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Extract and display only year from each lines on Notepad++ using regex

I have strings like that hack SIGN (2005) g$ 5 Cm Per Second - Makoto Shinkai Collection (2007) Abenobashi (2002) gd Ai City - La Notte Dei Cloni (1986) dfg AIKA (1997) Anna Dai Capelli Rossi (1979) £...
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Joining lines until a “terminating” string is reached

In a file, I have data like the following: 123 456 789 --- 101112 131415 161718 192021 ------ 222223242526 27282930313233 ----------------------- I need to change the lines to look like this: 123 ...
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Notepad++ How to delete everything before the first Colon

Example Text: test3:orange;mango test324:cherry;peach test35:apple;pear I want to get delete the 'test' part on every line. I know there is an expression for deleting everything before the first ...
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Don't match whitespace at the end of line

When I use regular expression to replace white spaces, \s is also matching the end of a line and not just the space in a line. How do I rectify this to just replace the whitespaces in a line.
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How do you mass delete parenthesis and the text contained within?

I recently wrote a book with a friend over the course of several weeks in notepad++. However, we have thousands of notes and the like contained within parenthesis. Is there any way to mass delete the ...

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