Notepad++ do not show CRLF characters


If you opened a file and see CRLF characters at the end of each line and you do not want them to be shown, you need to turn off "Show All Characters" by clicking on the pilcrow ¶ icon.

Mostly while working with both Windows, macOS, and Unix systems the CRLF issues always come up. Windows files use CR and LF, Unix uses LF and macOS uses CR characters for EOL.

If you are editing your file on Windows and not able to see CRFL characters in the file, you need to unable "Show All Characters" by clicking on the pilcrow ¶ icon. Once you click on the icon you would see the EOL characters

Notepad++ CR LF Windows characters
Notepad++ CR LF Windows characters
Notepad++ Machintosh CR EOL characters
Notepad++ Machintosh CR EOL characters
Notepad++ Unix LF characters
Notepad++ Unix LF characters

⚡️ Tip: Look at the bottom right side of Notepad++ you will see character encoding and file encoding details.

Notepad++ Character and file encoding details
Notepad++ Character and file encoding details