Software update: Notepad++ 7.8.8

Version 7.8.8 of Notepad ++ has been released. This extensive text editor has several options that are especially useful for programmers, such as syntax highlighting for C, C ++, Java, HTML, XML, and PHP, among others. The program also offers the possibility to edit more than one document at a time or to maintain one document in two different places. If you want to use the latest version, you have to download it yourself. The built-in updater of Notepad ++ offers updates only a week after their appearance, to be able to fix any serious bugs. The following improvements have been made in this release:

Notepad ++ v7.8.8 enhancements & bug fixes:

  • Fix accented characters in ANSI files not found in “find in files” and “replace in files” commands issues.
  • Add an option to improve rendering special Unicode characters by using Scintilla’s DirectWrite technology.
  • Fix URL invisible issue in dark themes.
  • Fix the focus not on the opening new file issue.
  • Fix Workspace (Project panel), Folder As Workspace and function list keep focus issue after double-clicking an item.
  • Add Ctrl + Backspace ability to delete word for combo boxes in Find / Replace dialog.
  • Add the ability to find-all in the selected text.
  • Fix the wrong treatment of backslashes as escape sequences in autocompletion.
  • Enhance the “Remove Empty Lines” command: Allow scope to be limited by an active selection.
  • Fix loading of project & session files by drag & drop not working issue.
  • Fix block selection cursor wrong positions after typing TAB.
  • Add confirmation prompt to “Replace all in all opened documents” command to avoid PBKAC.
Version number7.8.8
Release statusFinal
Operating systemsWindows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016
WebsiteNotepad ++
File size3.86MB
License typeGPL

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