Notepad ++ does not read the latest Word docx format
Alonso Santamaria last edited by
I was trying to do some batch replaces but I see that Notepad ++ does not find the text in .docx files. I mean the latest .docx format. I use Office 360. I tried to open the file in Notepad ++ and it shows only garbage. I assume this new Word format is not supported so I’d like to know if there is any plugin to use it or if support is planned for a future version.
Claudia Frank last edited by
I don’t think that notepad++ will included a builtin function to read/write docx files in the future
but as I’m not the developer I can’t say for sure. Same is true for plugin development.
Npp is used for editing plain text files and not for binary packed xmls. I assume you’re
better looking out for something different maybe LibreOffice etc… to do what you want.