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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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Install directory for Notepad++ Plugin Manager on Mac

After successfully installing Notepad++ on my Mac using Winebottler, I was pleased to see that many of the plugins install just fine using the Plugin Manager. A few plugins such as Compare seem to ...
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Collapse by tag name instead of indentation

I'm using Notepad++ to edit an xml file containing the following repeated structure: <item> <key> <string>[Item's name goes here]</string> </key> <...
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Notepad++ with “sub levels” [duplicate]

I am writing HTML in Notepad++, but I did not find a way of making it more organized. I want, for example, that "head" is more to the right than "html". Example: Notepad++ is like: And i want it to ...
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Notepad++: Replace last appearance of semicolon in every line?

My lines look like this: a;b;c;d e;f;g;h i;j;k;l;m;n;o;p What i want is this: a;b;c;-d e;f;g;-h i;j;k;l;m;n;o;-p I want to add a minus after the last appearance of a semicolon. Any help is ...
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Windows Explorer refreshes desktop icons each time something opens a file

Each time: any program opens "Open", "Save" or "Save as" dialog (i.e. browser, Word etc.) or I start any program which main operation is to handle files (i.e. Notepad++, IrfanView etc.) my desktop's ...
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wine notepad++ 'Open Containing Folder in cmd' set terminal

I'd like to be able to open a folder in a different terminal that the one set by default by wine. Is it possible to modify this option?
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Why is command-line cat different than BBEdit?

In the film industry, it's common to have WAV audio files containing metadata in the iXML RIFF chunk. One easy way to read this metadata is to open the WAV file in a text editor, like BBEdit or ...
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Notepad++ Syntax Highlighting Default

I need some help modifying the default syntax colors. I've already spent too much time trying to research how to change the following shell script default, please help me... ;-( Here's the way I don'...
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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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How do I convert the data from columns to rows using notepad++

Using Notepad++, I want to convert this matrix, A 1 1 2 2 1 B 2 2 2 1 1 C 1 2 1 2 2 D 2 1 1 1 2 to this format (transpose from rows to columns); A B C D 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 2 2
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Notepad++ merge all lines that do not begin with a date

I have .csv file in Notepad++ that contains data like this: 1-6-2018,"(101)","","Sale",-862.96,, "(Sale)",,837.96, ,"Diesel",12.000 Ltr,69.83/Ltr,837.96, "Sales @ 5%",,23.80, ,"Polishing Cloth",1 ...
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How do I sort/search the shortcut mapper in Notepad++?

I wanted to assign a shortcut to Word Wrap, and was surprised there was no easy way to search for a specific keyword in the settings/shortcut mapper, nor could we sort by clicking on the column title. ...
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notepad++: how to recover lost tabs

My Windows XP machine had blue-screen crash and when I restarted, the notepad++ configuration was lost - when I started it, it said something like "Do you want to recover your config.xml?" ...
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Extract specific string from a string with specific ending character

I have a text file and using Notepad++. I have input lines as below (with new line and no set pattern) and want to extract the number before T and output the numbers as pipe delimited. Input (...
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Notepad++ Don't skip to next instance after search and replace

I am using the search and replace function in notepad++. Since it involves some regex, I would like to see the result after each single search and replace. However, if I click on Replace, the instance ...

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