File auto-save function?
I’m a new NPP user but am struggling to find a file auto-save feature.
Note that I’m not referring to the backup functionality which is fine for saving revisions of docs, but it is not the same as auto-save.
I’d like for all my docs to be auto-saved every few seconds so that if my PC crashes etc. I know that all my docs are up to date, without having to think about whether I need to grub through loads of backup copies comparing timestamps to see which are most up to date. Which is what I think I’d need to do without it.
Other doc editors have auto-save so where is it in NPP?
afaik, autosave plugin does what you are looking for.
It’s rather bizarre that this functionality isn’t part of the base app. It might save folks a lot of heartache!
Some plugins are developed before there is time for the core developers to put it in the app itself. At that point, developers shrug and say, “why bother?”