Tailing in Notepad++

  • Be nice if someone added the ability to turn on file tailing so that when I am looking at say log file that I know will be updated every now and then, it will auto scroll to the bottom.

  • I agree a “tail” feature would be useful, however Windows isn’t really set up to handle tailing of files like a Unix system is. However, you can kind of get this to work the way you want. Under Settings > Preferences > MISC. under the File Status Auto-Detection you can enable the “Update Silently” and “Scroll to last line after update” options. Not perfect but it is at least helpful.

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