aims to enhance the capabilities of
by allowing you to execute applications and commands directly from the text editor. The plugin comes in handy for programmers who work with Notepad++ on a daily basis, allowing them to write and run scripts without requiring a thrid party application.
All the configuration options are available from the ‘Plugins’ menu. You can instruct the application to execute all kinds of commands, such as running other programs, compiling source files, migrating text to other programs and so on.
Scripts are saved for later reference and launching, so you don’t have to write the same command over and over again. Furthermore, previous commands can be executed with just a click.
NppExec provides support for ANSI, OEM and UTF-8 encoding methods, thus it allows you to write commands in various languages. You can set it to prevent the display of internal messages and save all the files upon execution.
The command console can be displayed within the main window of NotePad++, offering one-click access to writing new commands.
Various filtering options are available for the output: wildcard characters can be used for excluding and including masks and duplicate or empty lines can automatically be eliminated from the syntax. The replacing filters can help you automatically substitute multiple strings, while masks can be highlighted using the designated function.
Automatic script execution at startup / closing, text and background color customization, comment insertion, shortcut keys are other advantages that this plugin brings you.
NppExec is a handy tool for programmers who rely on Notepad++. It bundles useful features for automating common commands, generating and executing scripts.