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Undo/Redo History

Display a list of the latest undo/redo actions. It's possible to execute several undo/redo operations in one action.
 

Repeat

Re-run the latest menu action. The action is displayed between [] - brackets, e.g. "Repeat - [Join Lines]".

Only selected menu item actions can be repeated. Toolbar button or keyboard shortcut actions can not be repeated.

Some actions like undo/redo are ignored and not repeatable.
 

Cut and Copy

Cut or copy the selected text to the clipboard. This will work with multiple selections as well.
 

If nothing is selected, the entire line + linefeed is cut. When pasted the line will be pasted above the current line in the document. This feature can be found in Visual Studio and can be used to duplicate the current line.
 

Copy As

Copy the selected text, convert it to RTF or HTML code and place it in the clipboard.
 

Cut/Copy Special


 

Cut and Append

Cut selected text and append it with the clipboard content.

 

Copy and Append

Copy the selected text and append it with the clipboard content.

 

Copy and Paste

Copy the selected text to the clipboard and paste the old clipboard content into the document text.
 

Paste

Paste text from the clipboard. It is possible to paste the content into several locations when using multiple selections or if several text cursors have been placed in the document.
 

Paste special


 

Paste and select

Paste the clipboard content and select it.
 

Smart paste (Shift+Ctrl+V)

The paste function will try to preserve the indention of the copied text even if it's placed in a very different position.

In column mode you can use it to paste a single line of text to all selected rows.
 

HTML Source

Get the HTML source in the clipboard and paste the HTML snippet included in the data. This can e.g. be used to copy HTML source from Internet Explorer.
 

RTF as HTML

Get the RTF clip in the clipboard and paste it as HTML code. The RTF2HTML conversion is very simple and may not be perfect. Very few elements are supported and you may have to edit the pasted text manually.
 

 

Delete


 

Delete (Del/Delete key)

Delete the selected text.
 

Delete word

Delete text from the text cursor position to the next word.
 

Delete previous word

Delete text from the text cursor position to the previous word.
 

Delete to begin of line

Delete text from the text cursor position to the beginning of the line.

 

Delete to end of line

Delete text from the text cursor position to the end of the line.

 

Delete to begin of sentence

Delete text from the text cursor position to the beginning of the sentence.
 

Delete to end of sentence

Delete text from the text cursor position to the end of the sentence.
 

Delete sentence

Delete the current sentence.
 

Delete blank lines

Delete all blank lines in a selection. Blank lines include lines containing tab, space and all other Unicode white space characters.


 

More line operations


Split lines

Split the current line, or selected lines, at the word wrap margin.
 

Join lines

Join all selected lines into one line. Unnecessary white space characters are removed between the lines. If no selection is made, the current and the next line is joined.
 

Join lines (prompt for options)

As above but you are prompted for some options before the lines are joined.
 

Compress lines

Remove some blank lines to make the text more compressed. Double blank lines become single blank lines and single blank lines are removed. Blank lines may contain tab, space and Unicode white space characters.
 

Move lines up

Move the current line up. You can also move a selection upwards. (This feature is sometimes called "Swap lines up".)
 

Move lines down

Move the current line down. You can also move a selection downwards. (This feature is sometimes called "Swap lines down".)
 

Insert text on each line...

Insert text on each selected line. Text can be inserted at the beginning or end of the lines. Incremental numbers can be inserted at the beginning of each line and may include text, e.g. "Pos 1: " or "Line 1. ". The number is incremented and the result may look like below:
 

Line 1. Some text...

Line 2. and some more text...

Line 3.
 

There are several options in the dialog window to trim text or skip blank lines.
 

Delete blank lines

Delete all blank lines in the document or selection.
 

Delete duplicate lines

Delete duplicate lines in the document or selection.
 

Delete redundant blank lines

Delete multiple blank lines and leave only one blank line. Blank lines may contain tab, space and Unicode white space characters.
 

Duplicate line N times

Duplicate the current line multiple times. Enter the number of duplications you want in a dialog.

 

Capture Clipboard

Capture all text clips added to the Windows clipboard and paste it to the current document. The "paste" document is marked with a different tab color. A sound is played and a new line is added after every capture/paste operation.


 

Clipboards


Windows Clipboard (Shift+Alt+0)

Use the standard windows clipboard.

 

User Clipboard 1 - 5 (Shift+Alt+1  ..  Shift+Alt+5)

Switch to one of the user clipboards. Use the normal cut, copy and paste functions. The cut or copied text is stored in the user clipboard instead of the windows clipboard. You can switch back and forth as you wish.

NOTE: The user clips are not stored between sessions.

 

Select


Select All (Ctrl+A)

Select all text in the document without scrolling the window.
 

Select Brace Enclosed (Shift+Alt+B)

Use this function to select all text between braces e.g. inside a single or double quoted string, text between parenthesis or text between HTML/XML tags.

Inside a HTML/XML tag - the tag, except the brackets, will be selected. Unless you're inside an attribute value, in which case the attribute value will be selected.
 

HOW TO USE: Place the text cursor inside the brackets/string or between tags and hit "Shift+Alt+B".
 

Select Brace Enclosed (with braces) (Shift+Alt+X)

Use this function to select all text between braces, including the braces. Select entire strings, parenthesis or HTML/XML tags.

Inside a HTML/XML tag - the tag is be selected. Unless you're inside an attribute value, in which case the attribute value string will be selected.
 

HOW TO USE: Place the text cursor inside the brackets/string or between tags and hit "Shift+Alt+X"
 

Select Line

Select all text on the current line.
 

Select Word

Select the current word under the text cursor.
 

Select Tag

Select the tag under the text cursor. Both the start and end tag will be selected including everything in between the tags.
 

Select to begin of line

Select text from the text cursor position to the beginning of the line. In word wrap mode text is selected to the beginning of the current row (execute twice to select to the beginning of the line).
 

Select to end of line

Select text from the text cursor position to the end of line. In word wrap mode text is selected to the end of the current row (execute twice to select to the end of the line).
 

Select all below current line

Select all text below the current line.
 

Select all above current line

Select all text above the current line.
 

Select sentence

Select all text on the current sentence.
 

Select to begin of sentence

Select text from the text cursor position to the beginning of the sentence.
 

Select to end of sentence

Select text from the text cursor position to the end of sentence.

 

 

Multi selection


Add word and find next (Ctrl+D)

Add the currently selected word as a selection and find and select the next instance of the word.
 

Skip word and find next (Ctrl+F3)

Skip the currently selected word and find and select the next instance of the word.
 

Undo selection (Shift+Ctrl+D)

Undo last operation.

 

 

Insert Date/Time (F5)

Insert the current date and time into the document at the cursor position.
 

Insert File...

Select a file and insert the file at the current text cursor position.
 

Read-only

Toggle the document read-only state. The file attribute on disk is not changed.
 

Synchronized editing mode

Edit several instances of the same word at ones. Select a block and enter "sync mode". All instances of the current word, at the text cursor, will be highlighted and can be edited simultaneously.
 

RTL Edit...

Edit selection, or current line, using a right-to-left editor. It's a simple plain text editor opened in a window allowing you to enter some text using an RTL layout. This can be useful when you have to edit e.g. Arabic in an HTML or XML file.
 

 

Column


Insert/Fill columns

Insert a text on every line in the selected column.
 

Insert ascending numbers...

Insert ascending numbers in the selected column. In the opened dialog some options can be set. The number to start from, how much the number should be increased with each new line and the alignment of the inserted numbers.
 

Clear

Replace the selected text with spaces.
 

Numerical Statistics

Show some simple statistics on selected numbers. Be sure to only select numbers. If a line contain other characters then numbers, it will be ignored.

 

 

Column Mode

Check this if you want to switch on/off column mode. In column mode you can edit several rows at ones. E.g. drag the mouse down. A line should now be visible. You can now edit that column in the usual manner.


 

 

 




 

 

 

 

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