EditorConfig plugin for Notepad++
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EditorConfig Notepad++ Plugin

This is an EditorConfig plugin for Notepad++.


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Install from the Plugin Manager

If you have Notepad++ Plugin Manager installed (usually installed by default in Notepad++), you can install in this way.

Launch Notepad++, click on the Plugins menu, then Plugin Manager -> Show Plugin Manager. In the Available tab, find EditorConfig in the list, check the checkbox and click on the Install button.

Install from the Binary Package

  1. Download the binary package from the SourceForge downloads page.

  2. Extract the compressed archive and copy the corresponding dll into your Notepad++ plugin directory(the unicode dll if your Notepad++ version is unicode or the ansi one if you're using the ansi version Notepad++).

Install from Source

Before installation, you must have both cmake and Microsoft Visual Studio installed.

  1. Download the EditorConfig C core and follow the instructions in the README and INSTALL files to compile and install it with Microsoft Visual C++. Note that the EditorConfig C core must be built with the MT option. To build the x64 version of the plugin, the x64 version of EditorConfig C core is needed.

  2. Download the EditorConfig plugin for Notepad++ and extract it.

  3. Open cmake-gui, select the extracted folder as source code directory, and create a directory to build the binaries. Then click the Configure button. When asked for a generator, select a generator without suffix to build the x86 version, or a generator with Win64 suffix to build the x64 version.

    Build options will appear after the configure process has finished. Set EDITORCONFIG_CORE_PREFIX to the install directory of EditorConfig C core, and PCRE_LIB_DIR to the directory which contains pcre.lib (x86 prebuild lib can be downloaded from https://sourceforge.net/projects/editorconfig/files/EditorConfig-C-Core/3rd-party/pcre-8.38/ . For newer version of pcre, or to build the x64 version, you can find the source at https://ftp.pcre.org/pub/pcre/ and build it using CMake).

    Click the Configure button again, and then the Generate button and the Open Project button. This will open the generated project in Visual Studio. If you don't need the debug features you may change the solution configuration type to Release in the toolbar. Then build the project with VS.

  4. If the build succeeded, you should have bin\unicode\Release\NppEditorConfig.dll in your build tree. Copy the dll to your the plugin directory of the Notepad++ directory to complete the installation.

Supported properties

The EditorConfig Notepad++ plugin supports the following EditorConfig properties:

  • indent_style
  • indent_size
  • tab_width
  • end_of_line
  • trim_trailing_whitespace
  • insert_final_newline
  • root (only used by EditorConfig core)

Bugs and Feature Requests

Feel free to submit bugs, feature requests, and other issues to the main EditorConfig issue tracker.