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Encrypted notepad

Is there a lightweight notepad program that: saves files encrypted with a password asks for the password on Open doesn't ask for the password on Save (since it's already open, no need to re-enter the ...
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Notepad with Encryption

Is there a program with which I can create new text file, set password for it and every time I want to open it, I need to write correct password or otherwise file will not open and remain encrypted. ...
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Is there a text editor which displays column numbers and/or displays text in a grid to quickly glance column numbers?

I basically need a text editor which displays text in a grid, so that I can know the exact column numbers of the text. The numerical simulation software I am using, TOUGH+ (written in FORTRAN), has a ...
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Npp Plugin - Display images inline

Concerning Notepad++ I am searching for a plugin to display image files inline (typical png). E.g. I would like to display my code like this: The original code looks like this: Where the image ...
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Plugin for Notepad++ to reformat my html code

Somebody sent me something like this code snippet below (i honestly don't know where he learnt coding from) <div class="fl spinner2" style="position: absolute; left: 611.5px; top: 302.5px;"><...
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notpad++ alternative for Mac OS with pretty print for JSON and XML

I would like a notepad for Mac OS that pretty prints JSON and XML copied from a server console, just like notepad++ did on pc with JSON and XML plugins.
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Is there a plugin for Notepad++ that shows the helpfiles for PHP commands as overlay?

Once upon a time... I had an editor that I could give a link to the official PHP help files (downloaded from the PHP website and extracted on C:/phpmanual/), and when hovering the mouse over a PHP-...
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Notepad++ plugin to copy text with line numbers

I want to be able to copy a few lines from a text file (could be a log file or a source code file) and each line should be copied with its line number. E.g. if I copy these three lines, it should ...
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Plugin to quickly open a text file based on a file name in a text file

Consider the following text file a.txt, which contains references to a number of other files: See also: b.txt Then read c.txt and continue in d.txt I am looking for a plugin that recognizes the file ...
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Notepad++ plugin for multiline Search & Replace

Notepad++ is great in replacing text, it even allows multiline replacements with the extended rules (\r\n etc.). However, the dialog neither displays search texts in multiple lines nor is the textbox ...
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Auto-save on change in Notepad++

I am looking for a Notepad++ plug-in that automatically save a document whenever a change is made on it in Notepad++, or as a last resort when Notepad++ loses focus. It should work on Windows. Ideally ...
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Notepad++ plugin for Prolog support?

My current favorite thing to program in is Notepad++, but the default version does not support Prolog, which I am now learning in one of my classes. Is there a plugin for that? Alternatively, can you ...
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A notepad replacement that prevents opening multiple instances of the same file (while allowing for multiple instances of itself)

I am looking for a notepad replacement. Free or commercial. I'm on Windows 8.1 Must have features: I want to be able to open multiple files, each in a different instance of the program, while only ...
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Google Chrome like word search in Notepad++

Is there a plugin that makes it possible to do a Google Chrome like word search in Notepad++? After a word search Google Chrome shows the approximate position of the line in which the word was ...
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Lightweight software, Notepad++ and Google Keep features

I am looking for a Web (at work, mobile, Mac) and/or desktop app (at home, Windows) with cloud sync that that behaves like Notepad++, but allows to text search through all the files edited in it. In ...
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Plugin to enable HTML tag auto-closing in Notepad++

Is there a plugin for Notepad++ that works with Windows and automatically creates closing tags/brackets when writing HTML and CSS? For example, when writing <ul> it would create some <li>&...
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XML code alignment in Notepad++

I've been looking around for how to do this automatically and I cannot quite figure it out I am currently editing one of my skins I've released for LOTRO and some of the new code I have isn't ...
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Live preview / WYSIWYG support (plugin?) for Notepad++?

I'm looking for a way to have a split screen view in Notepad++ where I can be editing my HTML/CSS in one pane/tab and be seeing the live preview of what it would look like in a browser OR simply in ...
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Auto indentation plugin for Notepad++

I'm looking for a plugin that can indent code (HTML, CSS, PHP, ASP, etc.) in Notepad++. In Visual Studio (and a few other Microsoft editors), you can auto format a document with a simple Ctrl + K, ...
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