Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast
  1.    24 Apr 2017 #11
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 40
    Windows 10 Home (x64) Version 1709 (build 16299.19)
    Thread Starter

    Yes, I could do that, but that's not really a solution. The problem/bug still exists.

    Edit: Just tried it, and the margin is still so minimal that it's not worth changing it for.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  2.    24 Apr 2017 #12
    Join Date : Apr 2017
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    Consolas is default font (and what I am using). I do not yet have the update and Notepad looks fine to me (as in, not pressed up to the edges). Mine looks like the image that you remember. Not helpful, but wanted to say that yours is definitely different.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    11 May 2017 #13
    Join Date : May 2017
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Creators Update

    Quote Originally Posted by cbiweb View Post
    Anyone?
    Me too!
    I got Creators Update yesterday.
    Just opened a txt file with Notepad and... boom! For some reason it looked different.
    I Googled it and found your experience.
    Same here.
    It is not terrible but definitely weird.
    By the way... when I restart my computer, the log-in screen no longer shows the Windows Spotlight image.
    The user lock screen still shows it, though.
    I lost that feature and all those nice photos at restart.
    Again, not terrible but I don't like when you update the OS and things don't work as good as they used to.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    23 Sep 2017 #14
    Join Date : Sep 2017
    Posts : 1
    windows 10

    The answer is simple, Use Arial Regular.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    23 Sep 2017 #15
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Athens, Greece
    Posts : 141
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    I was using Google's "Roboto Mono" before and after CU. Notepad looks the same, with no padding, as before.
    Maybe you can give it a try, from here
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  6.    23 Sep 2017 #16
    Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 441
    Windows 10

    Mine's been same maybe for around 17 years, currently Windows 10 1703.

    It relates to the metrics of the particular Font.
    I use 'Courier New, bold' and get a reasonable gap/margin.

    Poor old MS gets the blame for everything...
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  7.    23 Sep 2017 #17
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 40
    Windows 10 Home (x64) Version 1709 (build 16299.19)
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Daveeeuk View Post
    The answer is simple, Use Arial Regular.
    No. The font is not the cause/reason/issue. I've used Lucida Console for years, and it had a nice left margin. I could also use other fonts, and a decent margin was retained. Various fonts do cause varying margin widths, but in the past, none of them left me with zero margin.

    Quote Originally Posted by ddelo View Post
    I was using Google's "Roboto Mono" before and after CU. Notepad looks the same, with no padding, as before.
    No. The font is not the cause/reason/issue. I've used Lucida Console for years, and it had a nice left margin. I could also use other fonts, and a decent margin was retained. Various fonts do cause varying margin widths, but in the past, none of them left me with zero margin.
    Quote Originally Posted by Helmut View Post
    It relates to the metrics of the particular Font.
    I use 'Courier New, bold' and get a reasonable gap/margin.
    Poor old MS gets the blame for everything...
    No. The font is not the cause/reason/issue. I've used Lucida Console for years, and it had a nice left margin. I could also use other fonts, and a decent margin was retained. Various fonts do cause varying margin widths, but in the past, none of them left me with zero margin.

    And yes, MS gets the blame for this because I can see no other reason for the change. The CU update was the ONLY thing that changed before the margin disappeared. And for the record, neither has my status bar been the same since CU.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  8.    23 Sep 2017 #18
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 217
    trying to install win10

    You could use notepad2 instead

    4.0.22-beta5x86-64

    Notepad2 Modifications
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  9.    23 Sep 2017 #19
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 3,927
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint

    Just for s&g I'll add my thought: Notepad is not a word processor like WordPad which in reality is a 'lite' version of Word like the older Write in Win3.xx. Notepad doesn't have many features and/or settings and wasn't intended to, mostly used by programmers for writing code/programs and doesn't add 'hidden' code like a word processor does. It does support editing HTML documents but requires more knowledge of HTML than using GUI programs like FrontPage or Expression Web.

    I'd go with something like suggested, Notepad2 or Notepad++, both good alternatives with more features and free.

    A note: Write is still in C:\Windows but when double-clicked opens WordPad.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  10.    23 Sep 2017 #20
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 29,080
    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)

    @cbiweb

    Try the reset of Notepad. Documented here: How to Reset Notepad to Its Default Settings on Windows
      My ComputersSystem Spec

 
Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Solved Windows Update with Metered connection fails: Creators Update 15063.0
It's dejá vu all over again. :doh: The correct behaviour of windows update over a metered connection is to offer the choice to download, or wait until on a non-metered connection. 128460 The initial build of the Anniversary Update broke...
Windows Updates and Activation
Windows 10 Creators Update and Creators Update SDK are Released
Source: Windows 10 Creators Update and Creators Update SDK are Released - Building Apps for WindowsBuilding Apps for Windows :arrow: Windows 10 Creators Update version 1703 (build 15063) now available from Windows 10 Update Assistant. ...
Windows 10 News
Visual Studio 2017 Update Preview and Windows 10 Creators Update SDK
Source: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/visualstudio/2017/03/16/visual-studio-2017-update-preview-and-windows-10-creators-update-sdk/
Windows 10 News
Notepad++ 7.3.3 update fixes CIA vulnerability
Notepad++ 7.3.3 update fixes CIA vulnerability - gHacks Tech News
Windows 10 News
margins not printing correctly
looking for some help please. Using a dell all in one desktop pc. A dell mono laser printer. just upgrade to win 10 (from 7). use "word" for all my company documents, and documents set with specific margins and headers. worked fine on win7, but...
Drivers and Hardware
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:43.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums