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Notepad++ Reviews

A free source code editor which supports several programming languages running under the MS Windows environment.

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  • My Story and the Importance of Text Editors in Transitioning to Linux.
    Your biggest mistake was installing Notepad++ trough snap. If you would've installed it from their website and run it directly trough wine, you would've had a much better experience. Snaps are retarded, and should never be used. Its one of the main reasons why I don't recomend anyone Ubuntu, and many of the Ubunut-based distros. - Source: Reddit / 2 days ago
  • Help with the %TIME:~6,2% set dt=%dt: =0% ECHO %dt%>> command in a bat file please?
    I do use Notepad++ (as seen here: for writing code files, so I'm not sure if that is close to or the same as the UI from github. - Source: Reddit / 11 days ago
  • Is it worth round tripping back into MC from Resolve?
    This is where pre-processing comes in. Making sure brackets are used for non-spoken things, like [laughs], or [unintelligible] or [skip this part] can help. Also ScriptSync™'s temporal resolution (and the width of Avid's Script window) is dictated by the length of the lines in the script, so running that through something like BBEdit or Notepad++ to limit line lengths automatically can improve how quickly you can... - Source: Reddit / 14 days ago
  • Any good tools for making mods?
    No tools are needed to get into DF modding, but a .txt file editor of some kind. Your computer comes with one installed (always, unless you’re using some very strange custom setup), but I recommend getting one that is less crud than the built-in, like notepad++. For your first mods, copy-and-paste from other creatures, and read the wiki’s introductory guide. - Source: Reddit / 15 days ago
  • In windows 10, are there better text editor options than sublime text if you want dark color by default, fast opening/operation, make text big and wrap to next line so never have long horizontal lines of text?
    Notepad++ has recently added dark mode (if you need a text editor and not an entire IDE). - Source: Reddit / 20 days ago
  • LG WebOS suddenly transcoding (burn SRT)?
    Check subtitle file encoding. Make sure it is UTF-8, not UTF-8-BOM or some other format (Easy to check/change with Notepad++). - Source: Reddit / 25 days ago
  • What could you recommend a must have for PC essentials
    Notepad++ - Open source text editor (notepad, but better). - Source: Reddit / 28 days ago
  • Trying to edit controls from the gbarunner2 config file on my pc but the control setting aren’t coming up. Am i dumb can someone please help me
    NB! The text file will have to be in Unix (LF) file format. On Windows this can be changed with a source code editor like Notepad++ by right clicking 'Windows (CR LF)' on the bottom status bar of the window and selecting Unix (LF). - Source: Reddit / 28 days ago
  • Help Creating updatable personal GitHub Kodi Repo
    I am doing same thing gonna make repo for older versions of FEN that first link is the shiz find a good text editor that can execute code like notepad +++ so that you can run the generator file but even that github really walks you through it. Not to mention youtube is your friend I would suggest getting the github desktop app. Now like these guys said you can really text edit everything its time consuming but... - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Is there any way to export with pixel grid showing?
    Open the .svg file in a code editor (Visual Studio Code, Notepad++, Atom). If you don't have one, a plain text editor will do. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago

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