Unable to edit file in Notepad++

Posted on : Wed, 15th Apr 15 02:02 pm (Updated on : Wed, 15th Apr 15 02:02 pm) UTC
Author : Code2care
2314 votes

Some editors lets you save files as Read Only so it cannot be modified, if a file was set read only using notepad++, the can be made editable by opening the file and going under Edit ->Set Read-Only (Uncheck). If a file in the file-system is marked as read-only, it can be made editable by clearing the read-only flag,This can be done by by selecting Edit -> Clear Read Only Flag.

If you want to save a file as Read-Only then go to Menu -> Edit -> Set Read-Only (Check) and save the file.

Hint : If the file is of type Read Only then you will see that the Save icon for the file will be gray in color (instead of red -> unsaved or blue -> saved)

Notepad++ Read Only File


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