Software update: Notepad++ 8.1.2

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Version 8.1.2 of Notepad++ has been released. This comprehensive text editor has various features 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 the same time or to maintain one document in two different places. If you want to use the latest version, you have to download it yourself. Notepad++’s built-in updater only offers updates a week after they appear, in order to be able to fix any serious bugs. The following improvements have been made in this release:

Notepad++ v8.1.2 bug fix and improvement:

  • Make dark mode restartless. (Fix #10121)
  • Activate dark mode in Windows 11. (Fix #10136)
  • Make Notepad++ dark mode colors customizable: add 6 more color tone choices. (Implementation #10128)
  • Add customizing dynamically dark mode colors capacity (Implement #10145)
  • Add command line flag -udl=“UDL name” to open a file by applying an existent UDL via its name. (Implementation #10102)
  • Use always current file directory in File Rename dialog. (Fix #10095)
  • Fix “Remember last used directory” unexpected behavior. (Fix #10115)
  • Fix corrupted encoding text on status bar if shortcut assigned to encode command. (Fix #10146)
  • Add a Save all confirm dialog. (Fix #2124, #9931)
  • Improve JavaScript auto-completion. (Fix #9858)

Version number 8.1.2
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019
Website Notepad++
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License type GPL
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