Notepad++ keyboard shortcuts

Notepad++
Ctrl + O

Open file

Ctrl + N

New file

Ctrl + S

Save file

Ctrl + Alt + S

Save as

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Save all

Ctrl + P

Print

Alt + F4

Exit

Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Next document (also shows list of open files). Can be disabled - see Settings/Preferences/Global

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Previous document (also shows list of open files). Can be disabled - see above

Ctrl + 1

...9 (numpad) Go to the specified document on tab bar, between 1 and 9

Ctrl + Page Up

Next document

Ctrl + Page Down

Previous document

Ctrl + W

Close current document

Ctrl + C

Copy

or Ctrl + Insert
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

Copy current line to clipboard

Ctrl + X

Cut

or ↑   Shift + Del
Ctrl + V

Paste

or ↑   Shift + Insert
Ctrl + Z

Undo

or Alt + ⬅ Backspace
Ctrl + Y

Redo

Ctrl + A

Select all

Alt + ↑   Shift + ← ↑ → ↓

Column mode select

or Alt + Mouse left click
Ctrl + Mouse left click

Start new selected area. Only multiple stream areas can be selected this way

Alt + C

Column editor

Ctrl + D

Duplicate current line

Ctrl + T

Switch the current line position with the previous line position

Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

Move current line or current selection if a single stream, up

Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

Move current line, or current selection if a single stream, Down

Ctrl + L

Delete current line

Ctrl + I

Split lines

Ctrl + J

Join lines

Ctrl + G

Launch GoToLine dialog

Ctrl + Q

Single line comment

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Q

Single line uncomment

Ctrl + K

Toggle single line comment

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + K

Block comment

⭾ Tab

(selection of one or more full lines) Insert tabulation or space (Indent)

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

(selection of one or more full lines) Remove tabulation or space (outdent)

Ctrl + ⬅ Backspace

Delete to start of word

Ctrl + Del

Delete to end of word

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ⬅ Backspace

Delete to start of line

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Del

Delete to end of line

Ctrl + U

Convert to lower case

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + U

Convert to UPPER CASE

Ctrl + B

Go to matching brace

Ctrl + Space

Launch CallTip ListBox

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Space

Launch function completion ListBox

Ctrl + Alt + Space

Launch path completion ListBox

Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Launch word completion ListBox

Ctrl + Alt + R

Text direction RTL

Ctrl + Alt + L

Text Direction LTR

⤶ Enter

Split line downwards or create new line

or ↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter
Ctrl + Alt + ⤶ Enter

Insert new unindented line above current

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

Insert new unindented line below current

Ctrl + F

Launch find dialog

Ctrl + H

Launch find and replace dialog

F3

Find next

↑   Shift + F3

Find previous

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Find in files

F7

Switch to search results window

Ctrl + Alt + F3

Find (volatile) next

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + F3

Find (volatile) previous

Ctrl + F3

Select and find next

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F3

Select and find previous

F4

Go to next found

↑   Shift + F4

Go to previous found

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + I

Incremental search

Ctrl + 1

...5: Jump down to next text marked. Use 0 for default found style

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 1

...5: Jump up to next text marked. Use 0 for default found style

Ctrl + F2

Toggle bookmark

F2

Go to next bookmark

↑   Shift + F2

Go to previous bookmark

Ctrl + B

Go to matching brace (caret must be on a brace)

Ctrl + Alt + B

Select all between matching braces (caret must be on a brace)

Ctrl + +

Zoom in and zoom out

or Ctrl + -
or Ctrl + Mouse wheel up and down
Ctrl + /

Restore the original size from zoom

F11

Toggle full screen mode

F12

Toggle post-it mode

Ctrl + Alt + F

Collapse the current level

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + F

Uncollapse the current level

Alt + 0

Fold all

Alt + 1

...to 8: Collapse the level (1-8)

Alt + ↑   Shift + 0

Unfold all

Alt + ↑   Shift + 1

...8 Uncollapse the level (1~8)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + R

Start to record / stop recording the macro

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + P

Play recorded macro

Alt + ↑   Shift + S

Trim trailing and save

F5

Launch run dialog

Alt + F1

Get PHP help

Alt + F2

Google search

Alt + F3

Wikipedia search

Alt + F5

Open file (name at cursor)

Alt + F6

Open file in another instance (name at cursor)

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + R

Open in Chrome

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + X

Open in Firefox

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + I

Open in IE

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + F

Open in Safari

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + O

Send via Outlook

F1

About

↑   Shift + F1

Help contents

⤶ Enter

Next match (same as > button)

↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

Previous match (same as < button)

Mouse left click

Set current line

Mouse left click

(on rightmost status bar pane) Toggle typing mode between Insert and Overtype

Mouse left click

(on bookmark margin) Toggle bookmark

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(on fold point) Uncollapse this fold and all those below

Ctrl + Mouse left click

(on fold point) Toggle collapsed state of this fold, and propagate below

Mouse right click

Pop up context menu

Mouse double click

Select word

Mouse double click

(on location pane, status bar) Go to line

Mouse triple click

Select line


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Program information

Program name: 4 Notepad++ (Developer tools)

Notepad++ is a powerful, open source alternative for Notepad that comes by default with Microsoft Windows. It's advanced code editing features makes it suitable for software developers.

Web page: https://notepad-plus-plus.org


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