Notepad++ Portable clean the local folder.

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Notepad++ Portable clean the local folder.

#1 Post by vmars316 » Wed Feb 15, 2017 10:30 am

Hello & Thanks ,
I notice that Notepad++ writeup has this comment :
"Alternatively, X-Notepad++ and Notepad++ Portable clean the local folder."

Pls , what does "clean the local folder" mean ?

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#2 Post by webfork » Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:40 pm

vmars316 wrote:what does "clean the local folder" mean ?
Many wrapper programs function by cleaning up what a program leaves behind. I think the cleaning that this program suggests is the way it throws the config files into a directory separate from the EXE, readme, etc.
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#3 Post by JohnTHaller » Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:34 pm

IIRC, Notepad++ used to have a hard coded recovery directory at C:\N++RECOV which would be left behind on the local machine if Notepad++ crashed. Not sure if that is still the case.
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Re: Notepad++ Portable clean the local folder.

#4 Post by Midas » Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:04 am

It could also be a reference to '%LOCALAPPDATA%'... :?

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