Install Notepad++ Compare plugin

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  1. Start your Notepad++ as administrator mode.Notepad++ Admin Mode
  2. Press F1 to find out if your Notepad++ is 64bit or 32bit (86x), hence you need to download the correct plugin version. Download Compare-plugin v.2, from:
    https://github.com/pnedev/compare-plugin/releases/tag/v2.0.0Notepad++ Version
  3. Unzip Compare-plugin in temporary folder.
  4. Import plugin from the temporary folder.Notepad++ Import PluginsNotepad++ Import Plugins
  5. The plugin should appear under Plugins menuNotepad++ Compre MenuNotepad++ Compre Ui

Note:
It is also possible to drag and drop the plugin .dll file directly in plugin folder:
64bit: %programfiles%\Notepad++\plugins
32bit: %programfiles(x86)%\Notepad++\plugins

 

4 thoughts on “Install Notepad++ Compare plugin”

  1. Thx, notepad++ community version does not have Manager plugin longer, this make this guideline helpful. Hence it matters if it is versin 64bit or 32bit. 😉

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