Notepad++ : column mode edit

Column mode edit feature allows user to select a rectangular zone, and edit this zone.

$20 contributed, USD

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donho has completed this project.

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License is open-source.

2 people are pledging, and $20 of the pledges have been paid.

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Under Notepad++, the column mode edit feature allows user to select a rectangular zone, and edit this zone with some clicks and types.

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6 comments (oldest first)

Ben 17 years ago * link

Hi donho – definitely a feature I’m keen on, but I’m just wondering if you can upload some evidence of your progress to the downloads page.

Also, just thinking it might be good to show “Notepad++” as a link to your home page in your project details for these projects. Might help potential pledgers get a feel for it. Just write:


donho 17 years ago link


Thank you for pledging on this feature.

What I want is provide a download link of sourceforge when the final version is released.

So just be patient…


Berwyn 17 years ago * link
wolfee 16 years ago link

Hi Donho,

Any document there about how to use the column mode? I just did not find the option. What’s more, I would suggest you work with original notepad++ team to merge the chages … I got 4.8.5 from official notepad++ project and 4.9 from yours, that’s making me a big confused on which features are where ;)

Thanks! Wolfee

srinigenie 16 years ago link

Hold Alt and select the column of text you need.

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