Having the context menu option, “Open with Notepad++” (my favorite FREE Windows text editor) is invaluable, making it easy to quickly and easily open files with just a (right) mouse click or two. This registry hack is nothing new, it’s been around forever… think of this as a refresher course. Also note that you can use this same […]
Notepad++ is probably the best text editor for Windows – and it’s FREE. It has a huge range of features for working with text files, scripts, HTML files, etc. Here are some pointers on just a few of those features. 1. Set Language to match your codeOne very nice feature of Notepad++ is the ability to color pieces […]
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Notepad++ is a source code editor for Windows. It is distributed as free software. The project is hosted on SourceForge.net, from where it has been downloaded over sixteen million times. This project, based on the Scintilla editor component, is written in C++ with only Win32 API calls using only the STL in order to increase performance and reduce […]
Notepad++ : start using a real text editorHave you ever used Notepad? It’s very simple, which is good. However, it lacks the power and features of more advanced text editors.Notepad++ is a free and very powerful text editor. Here are some Notepad++ features: Syntax Highlighting and Syntax Folding Print text in color User Defined Syntax Highlighting Auto-completion Edit […]
The information in this post will benefit anyone looking to understand how to use Notepad++ extended search mode and regular expressions. Notepad++ is an excellent text editor and replacement to Microsoft’s notepad.exe. Since the release of version 4.9, the Notepad++ Find and Replace commands have been updated. It now has a new Extended search mode that allows you […]
Switch to Extended search mode in the Replace dialog. Find what: rnrn Replace with: (leave this blank) Press Replace All. All the blank lines are gone. * rn is a newline character (in Windows). * rnrn finds two newline characters (what you get from pressing Enter twice).