Tag Archives: Notepad++

How to set up Notepad++


Get the Notepad++ text editor for Windows. Get the Python programming language. Get the PythonScript for Notepad++ plug-in. PythonScripts can go either here: <Notepad++ program folder>\plugins\PythonScript\scripts (for machine-level scripts) or here %APPDATA%\Notepad++\plugins\config\PythonScript\scripts (for user-level scripts). You can add there also a customizable start-up script, to be run after the original one; just save it as… »»»

How to use Notepad++ to create a log file

2013-08-18 1 comment

The original Notepad of Microsoft Windows has a nice feature to create log files: Save a new file with the text .LOG as its first characters and a timestamp will be appended on subsequent openings. Since my editor of choice nowadays is Notepad++ and I couldn’t find a similar solution for it (maybe I haven’t… »»»