Notepad ++ Hacks

Shortcut keys for Notepad ++ Users

Must know shortcut keys for the developer or users who are using notepad ++ in their daily life.

 

To Perform Basic File Management Operations :




1. To Create a New Document : Ctrl + N
2. To Save Current Document : Ctrl + S
3. To Open Save As .. Dialog Box : Ctrl + Alt + S
4. To Display Open File Dialog Box : Ctrl + O
5. To Close Current Current Document : Ctrl + W
6. To Open Print Dialog Box : Ctrl + P
7. To Close Notepad++ : Alt + F4




Operations On Text Documents :

8. Cut : Ctrl + X
9. Copy : Ctrl + C
10. Paste : Ctrl + V
11. Select All text of the Document : Ctrl + A
12. Undo : Ctrl + Z
13. Redo : Ctrl + Y

To Perform Find and Replace Operations on Documents :

 

14. Open Find Dialog Box : Ctrl + F
15. Open Replace : Ctrl + H
16. Open Find and Replace : Ctrl + H
17. Open Find in Files : Ctrl + Shift + F
18. Open Find in Files : Ctrl + Shift + F
19. Find Next Searched Value : F3
20. Find Previous Searched Value : Shift + F3
21. Select + Find Next Searched Value : Ctrl + F3
22. Select + Find Previous Searched Value : Ctrl + Shift + F3
23. Find (Volatile) Next : Ctrl + Alt + F3
24. Find (Volatile) Next : Ctrl + Alt + Shift + F3




To Perform Search Operations on Documents :

 

25. Incremental Search : Ctrl + Alt + i
26. Open Search Result Window : F7
27. Open Next Result : F4
28. Open Previous Search Result : Shift + F4
29. Go to a perticular line : Ctrl + G
30. Go to matching braces : Ctrl + B
31. Go to matching braces : Ctrl + B
32. Column Editor : Alt + C

To Perform Style Operations :

 

33. 1st style : Ctrl + Shift + 1
34. 2st style : Ctrl + Shift + 2
35. 3rt style : Ctrl + Shift + 3
36. 4th style : Ctrl + Shift + 4
37. 5th style : Ctrl + Shift + 5
38. Find style : Ctrl + Shift + 0
39. 1st style : Ctrl + 1
49. 2st style : Ctrl + 2
41. 3rt style : Ctrl + 3
42. 4th style : Ctrl + 4
43. 5th style : Ctrl + 5
44. Find style : Ctrl + 0
45. Increase Line Indent : Tab
46. Decrease Line Indent : Shift + Tab
47. To Uppercase Characters : Ctrl + Shift + U
48. To Lowercase Characters : Ctrl + U




Bookmark Keys :

 

49. To Toggle bookmark : Ctrl+F2
50. Next Bookmark : F2
51. Previous Bookmark : Shift+F2

Text Directions (View) :

 

52. Text direction : Right-to-Left : Ctrl + Alt + R
53. Text direction : Left-to-Right : Ctrl + Alt + L

Column Edit Mode :




 

54. Text direction : Right-to-Left : Alt + Mouse dragging

Line Operations :

 

55. To Launch Run Dialog Box : F5
56. To Toggle Full Screen Mode : F11
57. To Go to Next Document : Ctrl + Tab
58. To Go to Previous Document : Ctrl + Shift + Tab
59. To Move Current Line Up : Ctrl + Shift + Up Key
60. To Move Current Line Down : Ctrl + Shift + Down Key
61. To Collapse the Current Level : Ctrl + Alt + F
62. To Uncollapse the Current Level : Ctrl + Alt + Shift + F
63. To Collapse Level 1-8 : Alt + (Number 1 to 8)
64. To UnCollapse Level 1-8 : Alt + Shift + (Number 1 to 8)

Operations on words :

 

65. Delete to Start of word : Ctrl + BackSpace
66. Delete to end of word : Ctrl + Delete
67. Delete to start of line : Ctrl + Shift + BackSpace
68. Delete to end of line : Ctrl + Shift + Delete

For Macro Operations :

 

69. Start to record /Stop recording the macro : Ctrl + Shift + R
70. Play recorded macro : Ctrl + Shift + P

To Comment / Uncomment lines :

 

71. To do a Block Comment or Uncomment (Toggle) : Ctrl + Q
72. To Stream comment (Toggle) : Ctrl + Shift+ Q

For Indentation :

 

73. To Selection of several lines, Insert Tabulation or Space (Indent) : Tab
74. To Remove Tabulation or Space : Shift + Tab

Zoom-in and Zoom-out :

 

75. Zoom-in the Document : Ctrl + (Numpad +)
76. Zoom-out the Document : Ctrl + (Numpad -)
77. Zoom-in or Zoom-out using mouse+keyboard : Ctrl + mouse well up/down
78. Restore to original size from Zoom : Ctrl + (Keypad /)

Launch Browsers and Search :




 

79. Launch Firefox : Ctrl + Alt + Shift + X
80. Launch Chrome : Ctrl + Alt + Shift + R
81. Launch Internet Explorer : Ctrl + Alt + Shift + I
82. Launch Safari : Ctrl + Alt + Shift + F
83. Launch PHP Search : Alt + F1
84. Launch Google Search : Alt + F2
85. Launch Wikipedia : Alt + F3

 

Launch Another Instance of Notepad++ :

 

86. To Launch Another Instance of Notepad++ : Alt + F6

Spell Checks & Languages :

 

87. Spell Check Document Automatically : Alt + A
88. Find next Misspelling : Alt + N
89. Find Previous Misspelling : Alt + B
90. Change Current Language : Alt + D

Launch Menu Options of Notepad++ :

 

91. File Menu : Alt + F
92. Edit Menu : Alt + E
93. Search Menu : Alt + S
94. View Menu : Alt + V
95. Language : Alt + L
96. Settings : Alt + T
97. Window : Alt + W




 

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