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Notepad++ 8.1.2

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Notepad++ 8.1.2

Notepad++ is a free source code editor (Notepad replacement), which supports several programming languages, running under the Microsoft Windows environment. It also gives the extra functionality to define a user’s own language for the syntax folding and syntax highlighting.

You can print your source code in color. It allows a user to edit the different document in the same time and even to edit the same document synchronizely in 2 different views. Notepad++ supports full drag and drop.

This project, based on the Scintilla edit component (a very powerful editor component), written in C++ with pure win32 api and STL (that ensures the higher execution speed and smaller size of the program), is under the GPL Licence.

The supported programming languages: ASP, Ada, ASCII art, Assembly, AutoIt, BAT, C, C#, C++, Caml, CSS, doxygen, FORTRAN, HTML, Haskell, Java, javascript, KiXtart, Lisp, Lua, makefile, Matlab, Objective-C, Pascal, Perl, PHP, PostScript, Python, Ruby, Scheme, Unix Shell Script, Smalltalk, SQL, Tcl, TeX, Verilog, VHDL, VB/VBScript, XML.

Notepad++ Features:

  • Syntax Highlighting and Syntax Folding
  • WYSIWYG
  • User Defined Syntax Highlighting
  • Auto-completion
  • Multi-Document
  • Multi-View
  • Regular Expression Search/Replace supported
  • Full Drag ‘n’ Drop supported
  • Dynamic position of Views
  • File Status Auto-detection
  • Zoom in and zoom out
  • Multi-Language environment supported
  • Bookmark
  • Brace and Indent guideline Highlighting
  • Macro recording and playback

Changes in Notepad++ 8.1.2:

  • Make dark mode restartless.
  • Activate dark mode in Windows 11.
  • Make Notepad++ dark mode colors customizable: add 6 more color tone choices.
  • Add customizing dynamically dark mode colors capacity
  • Add command line flag -udl=”UDL name” to open a file by applying an existent UDL via its name.
  • Use always current file directory in File Rename dialog.
  • Fix “Remember last used directory” unexpected behaviour.
  • Fix corrupted encoding text on status bar if shortcut assigned to encode command.
  • Add a Save all confirm dialog.
  • Improve JavaScript auto-completion.

Included plugins:

  • NppExport v0.3
  • Converter 4.3
  • Mime Tool 2.6

Changes in Notepad++ 8.1.1:

  • Fix edit zone not being applied to dark mode issue on another user account in the same machine.
  • Enhance dark mode (make user interface more dark-modable).

Changes in Notepad++ 8.1.0:

  • Fix regression of auto-completion performance issue.
  • Fix Open dialog with “Save” label for “Open” button.
  • Fix Notepad++ crash on dark mode while starting up.
  • Improve look & feel in dark mode.
  • Adapt Tooltips in dark mode.
  • Remove white line under menubar in dark mode.
  • Make multiline and vertical tabs work in dark mode.

Changes in Notepad++ 8.0.0:

  • Add Dark Mode.
  • ARM64 build is available.
  • One button to build them all – build Notepad++ with Scintilla static lib and Boost RegExpr headers.
  • Add new Fluent UI icons for toolbar.
  • Add new feature “Distraction Free Mode” (Menu “View->Distraction Free Mode”).
  • Add new API NPPM_ADDTOOLBARICON_FORDARKMODE for dark mode.
  • Add 1 click action (SHIFT-click) on close button to close all tabs in dockable panel.
  • Add ability of changing select text foreground color (optional).
  • Allow Replace to stop after replacement (optional).
  • Fix append extension feature not working in save dialog.
  • Add ability to reverse line order.
  • Add ability to style only current instance of text.
  • Fix duplicated entries in Auto-Completion pop-up window.
  • Fix Python Function List not showing functions in some circumstance.
  • Enhance Folder as Workspace performance while adding/removing files in bulk.
  • Add Ada, Fortran, Fortran77 & Haskell in function lists.
  • Improve performance of “Open all” command in Search results.
  • Add “Copy Pathnames” command to Search results context menu.
  • Catch regex search exceptions and show exception message.
  • Add MarkAll Preference settings for case and word.
  • Fix regression: Handle “Default Directory” setting correctly in Open/Save File Dialog.
  • Fix a special character in UTF16 file crash issue
  • Add “Append extension” checkbox to Save As dialog.
  • Fix Copy command in Search result is available as there’s no selection.
  • Add padding ability in the edit zone.
  • Make new tab name translatable.
  • Improve character case handling in RegEx.
  • Fix dragged out UDL file is not applied to UDL in the new instance.
  • Add command line parameter for adding specified string to app title bar.
  • Fix Auto-Completion ignoring case issue.
  • Fix “Match Whole Word” option being enabled in RegEx Search.
  • Fix sort with column key selection that appears after tab characters.
  • Fix “Reload Workspace” menu command not working issue.
  • Fix view file in Edge browser failure issue if name contains spaces.
  • Add ability to avoid accumulating multiple search results.
  • Fix UTF-16 decoding/encoding for code points above U+FFFF.
  • Fix “Save As” command removing original path from recent files history issue.
  • Fix function List button tool tips mixed up issue.
  • Remove Microsoft Bing from search engines for Search on Internet command.

Changes in Notepad++ 7.9.5:

  • Fix Notepad++ not starting up due to SaveAsAdmin plugin (for installer package).
  • Fix UNC path with quotes handling in folder & file Open/Save dialog.
  • Fix file doesn’t save as extension type on Windows 7.

Changes in Notepad++ 7.9.4:

  • Upgrade Scintilla from v4.2.0 to v4.4.6.
  • Fix DPI scaling broken while dragging Notepad++ into the 2nd monitor regression.
  • Add “Find in Projects” feature.
  • Fix project workspace changes lost on save cancel issue.
  • Fix folder picker not being launched issue because provided directory is invalid.
  • Fix network path (UNC path) not working in file dialog.
  • Fix shortcut name more than 64 characters makes a menu entry empty name issue.
  • Fix extension appending issue in file dialog.
  • Fix file not turning to modified state (with Session Manager plugin) bug after its content being changed.
  • Add an option to mute all sounds in preferences dialog.
  • Make JSON auto-indent for brace.

Homepage – https://notepad-plus-plus.org

Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (32-bit, 64-bit).

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5 Comments on Notepad++ 8.1.2

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    kaljukass

    Misleading info, this is temporary test version. Final not still available!

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    Pequi

    It was a great program, until the author started "web integration". No reason why an editor should phone out. The minimalist version does not have this "feature", it's what I recommend.

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    cat

    For some reason I never liked the layout of this program. It's almost right, but just not quite. Here's a hard charging alternative: http://akelpad.sourceforge.net/en/index.php

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    Journey

    Thanks for the update..

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    ZOO

    Awsome text editor! :X