Notepad the oldest text editor of Windows which was included in all the versions since Windows 1.0 in 1985.
Starting with Windows 10 October 2018 Update, Microsoft added options to make it quick and easy to zoom text in Notepad. There are of course with 19H1 updates to Notepad.
Notepad improvements for Windows 10 May 2019 Update
Notepad will now show an asterisk (*) in the title bar before the title of a document to indicate that a document has unsaved changes.
New shortcuts are available
1- Ctrl + Shift + N — opens a new Notepad window.
2- Ctrl + Shift + S — opens the Save as… dialog.
3- Ctrl + W — closes the current Notepad window.
4- Notepad can also now save files with a path longer than 260 characters if you set a larger MAX_PATH on your system.
Notepad can now save files in UTF-8 format without a Byte Order Mark, which is now the default. This makes Notepad more compatible with the web, where UTF-8 is the default, and it’s also backward compatible with traditional ASCII.
You can now send feedback directly from Notepad! Click Help > Send Feedback to open the Feedback Hub with the Notepad category selected and get your feedback directly to the product team.
Published on: May 5, 2019-edited date: 20-01-2021