Using Notepad

Notepad is a basic text editor you can use for simple documents or for creating Web pages. To create or edit files that require formatting, use WordPad.

Open Notepad


To open Notepad, click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, and then click Notepad

For information about using Notepad, click the Help menu in Notepad.

For more information, click Related Topics.

Related Topics

Regional and Language Options overview

Insert a Unicode control character

Show Unicode control characters

Set right-to-left reading order

Using WordPad

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