Software update: Notepad++ 8.3.1

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Version 8.3.1 of Notepad++ has been released. This comprehensive text editor has several 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 their appearance, in order to be able to fix any serious bugs. The following changes and improvements have been made in this release:

Notepad++ v8.3.1 new features and bug fixes:

  • Fix XML tag adding or mark deletion crash issue. (Fix #11128
  • Fix wrong cursor position on opened file & cmdline ‘-n’ param not working regression. (Fix #11131
  • Revert “Enable backup on save (simple) feature by default”.
  • Restore auto-completion insert selection default behavior (now with both ENTER & TAB as expected). (Fix #11178
  • Fix Path Completion not working regression. (Fix #11147
  • Fix target directory parameter (/D=) ignored by x64 installer regression. (Fix #11072
  • Add icons on function items of auto-completion to distinguish from word items. (implementation #11087
  • Fix file dialog “Append extension” checkbox not working on empty folder. (Fix #10436
  • Fix link part of Dark Mode Customized tone not persistent issue. (Fix #11095
  • Fix NPPM_RELOADFILE not working with converted 8.3 DOS file name (from long file name) bug. (Fix #11106

Version number 8.3.1
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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