Software update: Notepad++ 8.4.2

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Version 8.4.2 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++ v8.4.2 new features, enhancement and bug fixes:

  • Fix crash on “Copy Binary Content” command without selection on edit zone. (Fix #11639#11671
  • Fix crashes by re-invoking with command line argument “-udl”. (Fix #11633
  • Make toolbar icons customizable. (Fix #9913
  • Make fold/unfold current level commands toggleable. (Fix #11529#9196
  • Add command line argument for plugin, a related notification and an API. (Fix #11576
  • Fix horizontal scrolling with scroll wheel on Logitech MX issue. (Fix #10490
  • Enhance dark mode. (Fix #11642#11693#11683#11530#10159
  • Add encoding context menu via right/double click on status bar. (Fix #9998#400#756
  • Add gui4cli keywords and fix its style IDs in stylers.model.xml.
  • Display installed plugin versions in Debug Info dialog. (Fix #11284

Version number 8.4.2
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, Windows 11
Website Notepad++
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License type GPL
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