Launch in Edge



  • Hi,

    I need to have a quich launch in Edge. I’ve read that article und made everything, what is described there but it didn’t work.
    https://notepad-plus-plus.org/community/topic/11797/how-to-make-notepad-have-a-launch-in-edge

    Can you help me please?



  • The thing that instantly comes to mind is: “Did you use Notepad++ to edit shortcuts.xml?” If you did, then when you quit Notepad++, it overwrites the changes you made.

    You have to close Notepad++, then edit shortcuts.xml with a different editor, save it, and then run Notepad++ to see the effect of the change.

    Or what I usually do is:

    1 copy shortcuts.xml to shortcuts_copy.xml
    2 make the changes (using Notepad++ itself) to shortcuts_copy.xml
    3 save shortcuts_copy.xml
    4 quit Notepad++
    5 copy shortcuts_copy.xml over shortcuts.xml
    6 finally, re-run Notepad++.



  • It doesn’t help.
    It looks so
    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/57472899/Notepad%2B%2B a.JPG
    But if I click on “Launch in Edge” the file launches in Firefox.
    I think I’ ve made something wrong but I don’t know what.



  • Well, I don’t know anything about “Edge” or even what it is, but if you were modeling the command you are creating for it on the one for Firefox, you totally mucked it up. In the Edge one, you put the FULL_CURRENT_PATH part in the wrong order. I’m not going to say too much more (because I don’t know Edge mainly), but hopefully someone that does will chime in and help.



  • @Scott-Sumner said:

    Well, I don’t know anything about “Edge” or even what it is

    Really? It’s the new browser from Microsoft. Like the new version of Internet Explorer.

    @Scott-Sumner said:

    but if you were modeling the command you are creating for it on the one for Firefox, you totally mucked it up.

    I did everything like described in this article
    https://notepad-plus-plus.org/community/topic/11797/how-to-make-notepad-have-a-launch-in-edge



  • So “Edge” is the now the new tool you use exactly one time: To install a REAL browser that you will use from then on…

    SORRY…had to.

    Ok, so you just can’t blindly follow instructions all the time…what if those instructions are wrong? Again, I don’t want to get involved with Edge-specifics, but the Firefox line has “firefox” in front of FULL_CURRENT_PATH…which makes sense, you want to invoke Firefox and pass it the path of the document being edited in Notepad++. The Edge line in your screenshot has the document path BEFORE anything related to Edge, which doesn’t seem right to me. But…before I become too wrong here, I’ll bow out…


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