Notepad++ v4.9 Workers' Day Edition

Notepad++ is a free (free as in "free speech", but also as in "free beer") source code editor and Notepad replacement, which supports several programming languages, running under the MS Windows environment.

You will love this version. At least I do.

Notepad++ v4.9 steals a few of functionalities shamelessly from the other softwares. For example smart highlight (highlight all same tokens while a word is selected) from Eclipse, Auto-hide menu (toggle by Alt or F10) from IE7 and "Highlight all" in Incremental search from Firefox.

There're a lot of goodies in this release. Take your time to discover them.

Download Notepad++ v4.9 Official Release here :

Notepad++ v4.9 fixed bugs and added features (from v4.8.5) :

1. Add smart highlighting feature (double click a word to highlight all the same word in the document).
2. Enhance visual effect of Mark all feature.
3. Enhance Incremental search dialog docking.
4. Enhance Incremental search : add Highlight all feature.
5. Add auto-hide menu feature (IE7 style menu - Alt or F10 to toggle)
6. Enhance tool bar GUI usability (display a chevron while some tool icons hidden).
7. Add style transparency feature, right click on color to enable.
8. Fix the files not opening by DnD bug.
9. Enhance Find Replace dialog : Add "Extended" option - search (and replace) for tabs(\t), newline(\n\r), and a characters by it's value (\o, \x, \b, \d, \t, \n, \r and \\).
10. Bug fixed : Find dialog always scrolls text into view now.
11. Add places bar in save as dialog
12. Fix non-recognized relative path bug in command line mode (under Dos prompt).
13. Add 2 messages for doc monitor plugin.
14. Fix the transparency bug (in Styler Configurator).
15. Make search in hidden directory (for Find in files) optional.
16. Fix the replace bug while replacing nothing.
17. Fix the F3 searching direction bug.

Included plugins :

1. TexFX v0.24a
2. NppExec v0.2 RC3.2
3. Spell Checker v1.3.1
4. MIME Tools v1.4
5. FTP_synchronize v0.9.6
6. NppExport v0.2.7.3
7. Compare plugin v1.5.1
8. Light Explorer v1.4
9. Doc Monitor v2.1

For further information about this project, see:
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Posted by Don HO 2008-05-01