Notepad3 - text editor

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Re: Notepad3 - text editor

#31 Post by webfork »

Midas wrote: Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:10 am Notepad3 defaults to a different locale date and time format
You might have wondered if anyone else would care as you were drafting that, but this is actually a frustratingly common topic for me. Thanks for the excellent detail.

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Re: Notepad3 - text editor

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webfork wrote:You might have wondered if anyone else would care as you were drafting that, but this is actually a frustratingly common topic for me.

Don't tell me about frustration, this is one of my main gripes with most software I test. :(

So much so that I have come to take it for granted -- i.e., unless the dev expressly states otherwise, I expect formats to be excruciatingly non-compliant with international standards.

Thus, this effort isn't really selfless, it's here for the benefit of my future self... ;)

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Midas wrote: Wed Nov 04, 2020 6:27 am Thus, this effort isn't really selfless, it's here for the benefit of my future self... ;)
Of course :)

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Re: Notepad3 - text editor

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Midas wrote: Notepad3 defaults to a different locale date and time format -- i.e., something along the lines of '%I:%M %p %m/%d/%Y' in a Python strftime(?) directive look-alike (e.g., see https://strftime.org/).

All of this is rather confusing because Notepad3 online help (https://www.rizonesoft.com/documents/) is void of any reference and so it took me days to figure it out.

Quick note to point out that Notepad3's Github repo (github.com/rizonesoft/Notepad3) does contain detailed info about the settings in 'notepad3.ini' file.

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So a new version of Notepad3 is out (Ennovy already covered the updated post) but two things that jumped out at me in the update include more markdown support and a dark mode.

The dark mode improvements are clear between new and old versions (new version is lower-left):

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Re: Notepad3 - text editor

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Midas wrote: Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:10 am As it turns out, there was a further INI file at '%PROGRAMFILES%\Notepad3\Notepad3.ini' (my install location in Windows 10) [...]
This cascading configuration prevented other path changes from taking effect...
FYI, enlightenment on a host of Notepad3 INI directives can be found at the following Github entry:

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Re: Notepad3 - text editor

#37 Post by giulia »

hi
beautiful program , but it doesn't support drag and drop ,at least on my w7 - w10 and w11

does it work on yours?
thanks

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#38 Post by Ennovy »

giulia wrote: Thu May 09, 2024 9:10 pm hi
beautiful program , but it doesn't support drag and drop ,at least on my w7 - w10 and w11

does it work on yours?
thanks
Works fine for me :D on Windows 11

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