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Notepad (notepad.exe) is a text editor bundled with Microsoft Windows.

Notepad

Notepad running on Windows XP

It's commonly used as a basic editor for HTML code, because Notepad does not support formatted text which would make the code harder to read. There are better alternatives, such as Notepad++, which allows syntax highlighting and a lot more which makes the coding process easier. Other editors often add in extra code that is not required.


See Also[]

  • Gedit
  • KWrite
  • Notepad++
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