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This package was approved as a trusted package on 6/24/2019.

A modified version (fork) of Notepad2 based on Kai Liu's and other people's patches.

Changes compared to the official Notepad2

  • Code folding
  • Support for bookmarks
  • Option to mark all occurrences of a word
  • Word auto-completion
  • Syntax highlighting support for AutoHotkey, AutoIt3, AviSynth, Bash, CMake, Inno Setup, LaTeX, Lua, Markdown, NSIS, Ruby, Tcl and YAML scripts
  • Improved support for NFO ANSI art
  • Support for replacing Windows Notepad using a clean, unintrusive registry-based method
  • Other various minor changes and tweaks

Changed keyboard shortcuts compared to Notepad2:

  • Ctrl+Alt+F2 Expand selection to next match.
  • Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F2 Expand selection to previous match.
  • Ctrl+Shift+Enter New line with toggled auto indent option.

To install Notepad2-mod, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install notepad2-mod

To upgrade Notepad2-mod, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade notepad2-mod


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $tools = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    . $tools\version.ps1
    $package_args = @{
      packageName    = 'notepad2-mod'
      url            = $url
      url64          = $url
      checksum       = $checksum
      checksum64     = $checksum
      checksumType   = $checksumType
      checksumType64 = $checksumType
      fileType       = 'EXE'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @package_args
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $tools = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    . $tools\version.ps1
    $package_args = @{
      packageName = 'notepad2-mod'
      fileType    = 'EXE'
      file        = (Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName "Notepad2-mod ${version}").UninstallString
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @package_args
  • tools\version.ps1 Show
    $version = ''
    $url = "${version}/Notepad2-mod.${version}.exe"
    $checksum = 'EBD0BFD738BA9F07598369D09C91241807C94FE63F6629A0A9C66F2D66D3AED9'
    $checksumType = 'SHA256'

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • XhmikosR


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Notepad2-mod 2224 Friday, June 2, 2017 approved
Notepad2-mod 2504 Thursday, September 15, 2016 approved
Notepad2-mod 942 Wednesday, June 22, 2016 approved
Notepad2-mod 263 Wednesday, June 22, 2016 approved
Notepad2-mod 522 Thursday, April 28, 2016 approved
Notepad2-mod 319 Saturday, April 16, 2016 approved
Notepad2-mod 1690 Saturday, March 19, 2016 approved
Notepad2-mod 1218 Saturday, February 27, 2016 approved
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