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Windows Notepad Gets its First Update in Decades

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2018/07/12 10:12:05 (permalink)
https://www.techpowerup.com/245945/windows-notepad-gets-its-first-update-in-decades
 
Whenever the next major update arrives Notepad will finally get an update after years and years. Notepad is getting an under-the-hood performance boost that will let it work with large text files more responsively. More functionality is added to the status bar (which stays hidden by default). The status bar now allows you to zoom in and out of text (this doesn't change font size, only its display). To zoom in/out, hold down ctrl, and turn the scroll wheel up or down. The status bar also displays cursor position in lines and columns, and character encoding. Notepad will also, at long last, receive support for *nix and Mac line endings. Lastly, ctrl+backspace (deleting a previous word instead of a character) will finally be supported.

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    bobmitch
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    Re: Windows Notepad Gets its First Update in Decades 2018/07/13 06:04:27 (permalink)
    Good to see the update.  I often use it.  Thanks for the info...I had no idea...

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    Re: Windows Notepad Gets its First Update in Decades 2018/07/13 08:30:00 (permalink)
    Glad to see an update finally.

         
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    Re: Windows Notepad Gets its First Update in Decades 2018/07/13 08:55:21 (permalink)
    on feature I posted was the ability to zoom in an out
     
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    Re: Windows Notepad Gets its First Update in Decades 2018/07/15 17:16:52 (permalink)
     
    I use it, and any update is appreciated.

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    Re: Windows Notepad Gets its First Update in Decades 2018/07/16 23:10:49 (permalink)
    i wish they'd just buy a license to include notepad++ in windows and just toss out legacy notepad
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    Re: Windows Notepad Gets its First Update in Decades 2018/07/16 23:49:00 (permalink)
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    i wish they'd just buy a license to include notepad++ in windows and just toss out legacy notepad

    I use notepad quite a bit. It's one of the few things I have pinned in my taskbar for making quick notes.
    But, I agree that Notepad++ is SO much better in so many ways. I dabble with web and microcontroller programming in Notepad++ and love its context highlighting, formatting, layout, and plugins. Unfortunately, Notepad++ isn't quite as "light" for simple use. I think they both have their place.
    post edited by ty_ger07 - 2018/07/16 23:52:07
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