This tutorial explains ways to open notepad++ from Windows and MACOS.
Once Notepad++ is installed in windows, It adds the Notepad++ folder path to the environment variable
You can alternatively add the path to the environment variable using the below line.
For example, If this is installed in the C:\Program Files folder.
set PATH=%PATH%;C:\Program Files\Notepad++
How to open Notepad++ from the command line in Windows?
In Windows, you can start the notepad++ from GUI.
- Go to Win + R key
- Type notepad++, Next enter
- It opens the Notepad++ editor
It is straightway to open Notepad++ from Interface.
Let’s see how to start a notepad++ from a command line.
Open a command line using Win + R and type cmd.exe
It opens a command prompt
type start notepad++
It Opens notepad++
To open a file in Notepad++ from the command line.
C:\>start notepad++ first.txt ``` first.txt is a text file that is opened in the editor. Also, Run, Open a folder in Notepad++ ```markup C:\>start notepad++ src ``` src is a folder in the current directory. You can also create a batch file. run.bat ```markup start "" "C:\Program Files\Notepad++\notepad++.exe" %*
To open notepad++, Run run.bat from the command line.