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RE: configure Notepad++ as editor

From: Bob Archer <bob.archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 15:38:58 -0400

> >> > I am trying to set up my client so that it uses Notepad++ as the
> >> editor.
> >>
> >> > I have modified the config file and set it as follows:
> >>
> >> > editor-cmd = "/Program Files (x86)/Notepad++/notepad++.exe"
> >>
> >> > When I issue something like:
> >>
> >> > svn pe snv:mergeinfo .
> >>
> >> > The editor does open with the property values shown. But after
> about
> >> 5
> >> > seconds my editor tells me that the file svn-prop.tmp is gone...
> and
> >> when I
> >> > look at the cmd line it is at the command prompt again. Is there
> >> something
> >> > special I need to do to tell it to wait until I close the editor?
> >>
> >> Use bat file with something like
> >> start /wait "C:/Program Files (x86)/Notepad++/notepad++.exe"
> >>
>
> > That doesn't work. It just seems to open another cmd window... it
> never
> > opens the editor. If I close the cmd window it asks me about
> terminating the
> > batch. If I add a %1 to what you put above it tries to open the .tmp
> file
> > and wants me to find an app to open it with.
>
> ...
> Well... consider you caught me in a good mood.
>
> @echo off
> start "" /wait "C:/Program Files (x86)/Notepad++/notepad++.exe" %*
>
> "start /?" actually tell you this.
>

Thanks for that. But, it puts me right back where I started when I wasn't using the bat file.

BOb

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