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Notepad++ is my go-to Windows text editor. It can open multiple files in tabs, has syntax highlighting, remembers and loads last session, and has lots of plug-in support.


Plugin Manager

  • nppPluginManager

Firstly, it's useful to install Plugin Manager. It's in the form of a .DLL that goes into the standard plugins directory, and an .EXE that goes into the updater directory.


  • MarkdownViewerPlusPlus
  • markdown_npp

MarkdownViewerPlusPlus provides a preview pane that renders your markdown file (though not so prettily. Markdown_npp provides syntax highlighting.


Column Selection

You can select by columns! Either with Alt + Ctrl + arrow keys or Alt + leftmouse + drag.

See Also

tool/software/notepadplusplus.1549772442.txt.gz · Last modified: 2019/02/09 23:20 by rjt