Notepad7 Is Ribbon Based Alternative To Windows Notepad Share
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The default Notepad of Windows hasn’t seen much GUI changes since a very long time. Even when Windows 7 came out, there wasn’t anything different about the way it looked. To be honest, the current GUI is pretty lame in my opinion. There are no tabs, no buttons to access the settings and you still have to access simple document editing options such as Cut, Copy, Paste, Select All, Find, Replace, Font Style, Size, Bold, Italic etc from the menus at the top. If you too find the default Windows Notepad boring and somewhat annoying, you can check out Notepad7. Read more about it after the break.

Notepad7 is a text editor just like the default Windows Notepad but it has a different GUI, inspired by the look and feel of MS Office 2010 Ribbon. The application just changes the appearance; the main functionality of Notepad remains the same. The basic options such as Font Style, Font Size, Undo, Insert Date Time, Find, Replace, Save Document, Text Wrapping, etc are neatly divided in Home and View tabs accessible from the top. Buttons for other options like Redo, Open New and Print can be added to the main interface from Customize Quick Access Toolbar button at the top.


Previously, we covered another alternative to the default Windows Notepad named FluentNotepad. Like Notepad7, FluentNotepad is also based on Office 2010 Ribbon UI and contains some added options such as Text Color, Text Alignment, etc. Notepad7 works on Windows Vista SP2 and Windows 7.

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