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How exactly do you cite software? "Use the damn thing and see for yourself what it does?" Not sure if the whole lack of citations thing is really fair and/or relevant in this case. --Code65536 21:25, 27 August 2007 (UTC)

Citation.. not[edit]

Hello all, this isn't much of a useful comment, but here goes. I agree that there isn't much way to cite unless someone tries it out first. So I did; and I found out that (at least for my preferences) Notepad2 to be the most decent and streamlined text editor I have ever come across (and I tried loads of them). I am using it for more than half a year and it's such a good piece of software that it would be a shame not to be here and give the opportunity for more people to give it a shot (cause, as I said, at least for me as an IT professional, it is really good). 09:18, 29 August 2007 (UTC)

Revisions by and[edit]

First, the "small, fast and usable" is already skirting the NPOV rule, but "By doing this, a small, quick and usable text editing replacement for notepad was born." sounds like something that would be written for a cheesy brochure. It blatantly crosses the NPOV guidelines (and it does sound really, really cheesy).

As for the links, they are all very old. Dating back to Notepad2 v1. I don't think that Wikipedia should be a clearinghouse for all links relevant to Notepad2--that's the job of the official Notepad2 website. And if you are going to start posting links to alternative builds of Notepad2, then you should at the very least link to the newer, more relevant ones (the ones based on v3) or to all of them. But linking to two old sites with outdated content to the exclusion of newer, more relevant sites makes absolutely no sense to me. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Code65536 (talkcontribs) 23:56, 27 May 2009 (UTC)


Not an attack on the software - I use and love this myself. But what exactly makes it "notable" by Wikipedia guidelines? (talk) 20:28, 30 July 2009 (UTC)


I see that this runs on "Windows", but does it run on XP, Vista, 7, other? Is it installed by default, like Notepad.exe? (talk) 00:42, 4 March 2012 (UTC)

1. Yes, Notepad2 "works on NT-based versions of Windows", specifically including compatibility with XP, Vista and Windows 7 (see for confirmation of compatibility updates included as of version 4.2.25).
2. No, it is not installed by default, it can be downloaded from (including 32 and 64 bit versions and with or without automated setup).
Richardguk (talk) 02:48, 4 March 2012 (UTC)


After 3 years without updates, is this project even still alive?--Baruch ben Alexander - ☠☢☣ 22:24, 28 September 2014 (UTC)