Right-clicking file no longer maximizes Notepad++

  • From Windows file explorer, when I right-click a filename I get a context menu option to open the file in Notepad++. Until recently this action caused the file to be opened in Notepad++ and it also caused the Notepad++ window to maximize and come the front of the other open windows. This no longer appears to be the case. I have to actually click on the Notepad++ icon in my toolbar to maximize the window and see the file that’s been loaded. Kind of disappointing.

  • @Daniel-Hall

    So what did you do that it stopped working? Updated Npp?
    Updated windows? Installed some other app?
    What npp version are you running? (Can be seen as debug-info from ? menu)

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