This is a little off topic from my usual posts on Microsoft Dynamics GP, although it is related.
I recently did some work for a client developing a new EFT File Format and needed to verify that the file form,at loaded into live was the same as that in test which had passed UAT (a few versions had been floating around).
I figured the easiest way was to export both files and then use Notepad++ to compare the files; I was sure that I’d done this before, but I couldn’t immediately see the option to do so.
I then remembered that it was a plugin which I’d installed which added the ability. To add plugins to Notepad++, launch the plugin Manager ( ):
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Notepad++ is my favourite tool for writing blog posts, VBA and PHP scripts. I recently did an upgrade of it on one of my PCs and encountered changed behaviour. Prior to installing the update when I double clicked on a word, only that word was selected; however, after the upgrade, when I double clicked a word, the whole line was automatically selected:
I did some prodding around in the Preferences (Editing tab. Unmark the Enable current line highlighting and click Close and the previous behaviour was restored:
) and discovered the resolution on the
I’ve been both building a new test environment as well as rebuilding a number of computers recently. This has lead me to doing repeat installations of some of the software I use. This is something I have done many times in the past, but this time around I encountered an issue with Notepad++.
Every time I started the application, it opened with the change.log. It didn’t matter if I closed the file, the next time I opended Notepad++, the change log was open again. If I deleted the file, then Notepad++ was throwing errors.
After a little prodding around I discovered that the problem was down to how I had created the pinned shortcut on the taskbar:
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