If you do not know Notepad in Windows 10 then this article will help you know about its features and how you can get help from it.
Learn to open Notepad in Windows 10
- Before understanding the uses of Notepad, it is essential to know where it is located in Windows 10. Here is the simplest way to find Notepad
- In Windows 10 – Move to Cortana and hunt for “Notepad.”
- Done, you need to double click it, and it will appear on the screen.
Uses of Notepad
Notepad Works great on XML Files
Notepad works great with XML files. It lets you create & edit the XML docs faster and simply.
The Notepad is an excellent tool available in Windows 10 which helps display the XML data structure graphically presented in the form of a tree structure.
The interface has two panes
- One for structure
- Second for value
You also get the feature to include attributes, text, elements, comments to the XML docs by making the tree structure on the left -hand side pane and feed in the values to the text boxes adjacent to the right pane.
Creating, opening and saving text files becomes more comfortable with Notepad
When you decide to use Notepad, you get the options displayed in the File menu like
- Save As
- Page Setup
You can view the keyboard shortcuts alongside for faster action
Remember, the files will be saved with the extension .txt in Notepad Plain text
Turn ON Word Wrap in Notepad
Notepad, as a default setting comes with Word Wrap option turned OFF. It means the content you type will fit in a single long line until you hit enter.
Going to the Format menu will have two options-
Word Wrap & Font
You get the choice of hitting enter while the text you typed gets the correct margin in the Notepad window. But, it will elongate the lines. To view simultaneously what you sorted without having to scroll altogether to the right, turn ON the Word Wrap option.