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Notepad++ usefull Shortcuts

I have been using Notepad++ every day for coding reception and work for the past 2-3 years. I don’t remember using the other editor during this complete period. I prefer this editor considerably thanks to various features like syntax highlighting, collapse/expand functionality, ability to open 2 workspaces in the same window, find altogether Open Documents, find in the directory, etc. It supports numerous languages like PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, XML, C, C++, Java, and lots more. Also, it’s many plugins for formatting the code, FTP directly from the editor, file browser, RegEx Helper, etc. It is often used on systems on which you are doing not have the admin permissions (i.e. cannot install new software) or maybe run from a flash drive without even installing on the machine.
It is thanks to the above reasons and lots of more that I like to recommend it. of these features indeed help me in faster development, but there’s another method that i exploit for faster development which is Keyboard Shortcuts. I’m an enormous user of Keyboard shortcuts and use them not just in Notepad++ but in even other software/applications.
Here is that the list of all the keyboard shortcuts as mentioned within the Notepad++ Documentation. i will be able to mark a number of the shortcuts, in bold, that I exploit most often. All the shortcuts are often changed from the Shortcut Mapper which may be opened from Settings > Shortcut Mapper Menu.

File menu
ShortcutAction
Ctrl-OOpen File
Ctrl-NNew File
Ctrl-SSave File
Ctrl-Alt-SSave As
Ctrl-Shift-SSave All
Ctrl-PPrint
Alt-F4Exit
Ctrl-TabNext Document (also shows list of open files). Can be disabled – see Settings/Preferences/Global.
Ctrl-Shift-TabPrevious Document (also shows list of open files). Can be disabled – see above.
Ctrl-WClose Current Document
Edit menu
ShortcutAction
Ctrl-CCopy
Ctrl-InsertCopy
Ctrl-Shift-TCopy current line to clipboard
Ctrl-XCut
Shift-DeleteCut
Ctrl-VPaste
Shift-InsertPaste
Ctrl-ZUndo
Alt-BackspaceUndo
Ctrl-YRedo
Ctrl-ASelect All
Alt-Shift-Arrow keys, or Alt + Left mouse clickColumn Mode Select
Ctrl + Left mouse clickStart new selected area. Only multiple stream areas ca be selected this way.
ALT-CColumn Editor
Ctrl-DDuplicate Current Line
Ctrl-TSwitch the current line position with the previous line position
Ctrl-Shift-UpMove Current Line, or current selection if a single stream, Up
Ctrl-Shift-DownMove Current Line, or current selection if a single stream, Down
Ctrl-LDelete Current Line
Ctrl-ISplit Lines
Ctrl-JJoin Lines
Ctrl-GLaunch GoToLine Dialog
Ctrl-QBlock comment/uncomment
Ctrl-Shift-QStream 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-BackSpaceDelete to start of word
Ctrl-DeleteDelete to end of word
Ctrl-Shift-BackSpaceDelete to start of line
Ctrl-Shift-DeleteDelete to end of line
Ctrl-UConvert to lower case
Ctrl-Shift-UConvert to UPPER CASE
Ctrl-BGo to matching brace
Ctrl-SpaceLaunch CallTip ListBox
Ctrl-Shift-SpaceLaunch Function Completion ListBox
Ctrl-EnterLaunch Word Completion ListBox
Ctrl-Alt-RText Direction RTL
Ctrl-Alt-LText Direction LTR
EnterSplit line downwards, or create new line
Shift-EnterSplit line downwards, or create new line
Search menu
ShortcutAction
Ctrl-FLaunch Find Dialog
Ctrl-HLaunch Find / Replace Dialog
F3Find Next
Shift-F3Find Previous
Ctrl-Shift-FFind in Files
F7Switch to Search results window (was Activate sub view before v5.2)
Ctrl-Alt-F3Find (volatile) Next
Ctrl-Alt-Shift-F3Find (volatile) Previous
Ctrl-F3Select and Find Next (was Find (Volatile) Next prior to v5.6.5)
Ctrl-Shift-F3Select and Find Previous (was Find (Volatile) Previous prior to v5.6.5)
F4Go to next found
Shift-F4Go to previous found
Ctrl-Shift-IIncremental Search
Ctrl-nJump Down (to next text marked using n-th stye. n is 1 to 5, or 0 for default Found style.
Ctrl-Shift-nJump Up (to next text marked using n-th stye. n is 1 to 5, or 0 for default Found style.
Ctrl-F2Toggle Bookmark
F2Go To Next Bookmark
Shift-F2Go To Previous Bookmark
View menu
ShortcutAction
Ctrl-(Keypad-/Keypad+)or Ctrl + mouse wheel button (if any) Zoom in (+ or up) and Zoom out (- or down)
Ctrl-Keypad/Restore the original size from zoom
F11Toggle Full-Screen Mode
F12Toggle Post-It Mode
Ctrl-Alt-FCollapse the Current Level
Ctrl-Alt-Shift-FUncollapse the Current Level
Alt-0Fold All
Alt-(1~8)Collapse the Level (1~8)
Alt-Shift-0Unfold All
Alt-Shift-(1~8)Uncollapse the Level (1~8)
Run menu
ShortcutAction
F5Launch Run Dialog
Alt-F1Get PHP help
Alt-F2Google search
Alt-F3Wikipedia search
Alt-F5Open file (name at cursor)
Alt-F6Open file in another instance (name at cursor)
Ctrl-Alt-Shift-ROpen in Chrome
Ctrl-Alt-Shift-XOpen in Firefox
Ctrl-Alt-Shift-IOpen in IE
Ctrl-Alt-Shift-FOpen in Safari
Ctrl-Alt-Shift-OSend via Outlook

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