Microsoft is updating the Windows Notepad app for the first time in years


Microsoft is giving its Notepad app for Windows a shocking quantity of recent options. Whereas the software program large hasn’t up to date Notepad for years, the subsequent Windows 10 replace will embody some extremely requested additions. Microsoft is clearly listening to Windows 10 customers who use notepad for improvement, logs, or easy textual content manipulation.

You’ll quickly have the ability to do wrap round discover and substitute alongside the skill to zoom into textual content by holding down the ctrl key and utilizing the mouse wheel to zoom in and out. Microsoft is additionally including in prolonged line ending assist in order that Unix/Linux line endings (LF) and Macintosh line endings (CR) are supported in Notepad. The standing bar will now be enabled by default in Notepad, and it consists of the skill to show line and column numbers when word-wrap is enabled.

Microsoft is additionally lastly including in ctrl+backspace assist to delete a earlier phrase in Notepad, and efficiency enhancements for giant information. Now you can even search for phrases on Bing by Notepad by merely proper clicking on them to get a brand new possibility. Microsoft’s Notepad additions observe the firm updating its Windows Console for the first time in 20 years, and the shock addition of the Linux command line to Windows 10.

These new Notepad options will seem in the replace at present codenamed Redstone 5, which is anticipated to debut later this 12 months. Microsoft is now placing the ending touches on the subsequent main Windows 10 replace, nevertheless it gained’t embody the standard tabs (Units) function for File Explorer and different apps.



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