It is a free Text editor. It is a lightweight application and does not take a lot of computer resources. It is very similar to Microsoft Notepad or any other text editors. But it adds up a lot more of features for computer programmers. It is a favourite app used by many users for text and computer editing.
Features of Notepad++5.7.8
It highlights the syntax, different keywords, brackets and closing braces are highlighted.
It has a feature to collapse different blocks of codes. You can collapse and hide your coding if you are don working on it. This makes it much easier to navigate the programme.
It supports most leading programming languages about 50 different programming languages.
Notepad++ is completely customizable.
You can use multiple documents.
Tabs can be dragged and dropped from the top easily using mouse button.
For long files, there is a feature called “Document Map” which shows what area of the document we are currently working on.
Function list button – it is a very handy feature which gives a gist of all the feature present on the application
How to download Notepad++5.7.8?
Click here to download the app
Download the latest version and install it on your PC.
Now, to create a new document -CTRL-N
Choose the language which you need your programme to be in. For example- Python.
To paste the code- CTRL-V
Now, to save the code and save it in your PC -CTRL-S
To open a file – go to tool bar > open button or CTRL-O
To comment/ uncomment – use CTRL-Q
CTRL- F it is used to highlighting the text and helps to find files.
That’s all. Now you can start using Notepad++ like a pro.