How to make Notepad++ have a Launch in Edge



  • How to add Launch in Edge in Notepad++
    -TFleck

    METHOD 1 (Short Version)
    
    1. Find “shortcuts.xml” (usually in C:\users\ %username%\appdata\roaming\notepad++)

    2. Edit the file.
      Then copy and paste this under “<UserDefinedCommands>”

      <Command name=“Launch in Edge” Ctrl=“no” Alt=“no” Shift=“no” Key=“0”>$(FULL_CURRENT_PATH) &quot ;microsoft-edge:// "</Command>

    3. Save, then open or restart Notepad++

      METHOD 2 (Longer Version)

    4. Find “shortcuts.xml” (usually in C:\users\ %username%\appdata\roaming\notepad++)

    5. Edit the file.
      Then copy and past one of the commands under “<UserDefinedCommands>”
      (for example the firefox launcher command)

      <command name=“Launch in Firefox” Ctrl=“yes” Alt=“yes” Shift=“yes” Key=“88”>firefox “$(FULL_CURRENT_PATH)”</Command>

    6. Change the following attributes:
      “Launch in Edge”
      Ctrl=“no”
      Alt=“no”
      Shift=“no”
      Key=“0”

    7. Next change the command:
      Original= >firefox "$(FULL_CURRENT_PATH)"<
      New Command= >$(FULL_CURRENT_PATH) &quot ;microsoft-edge:// "<

    8. Restart Notepad++

      NOTE - You edit your attributes through modifying the shortcut in the “Run” dropdown menu in Notepad++.
      Also be sure to add the space before and after the &quot on the FULL_CURRENT_PATH side, as well as
      the space after the // on the edge side.