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  1.    14 Apr 2017 #1
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    Notepad margins at 0 after Creators update


    I noticed after the Creators update that the left and top margins in Notepad are now set to zero, as seen in the attached screenshot. There is no margin at all between the edge of the Notepad window and the text. It's not a death blow to my work flow, but it's certainly annoying, not to mention just plain wrong, lol.

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    And here is a screenshot of how it used to look, for comparison:
    Is there a reg tweak or something for this?
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    Last edited by cbiweb; 15 Apr 2017 at 08:57.
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  2.    14 Apr 2017 #2
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    Can't you just adjust the margin? Mine is at 0.75 but it lloks like 0.00. I think it has always been that way.

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  3.    14 Apr 2017 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by WOT View Post
    Can't you just adjust the margin?
    That only adjusts margins on the printed page, it has no effect of the text as displayed in Notepad.

    @cbiweb, are you sure it was any different before? I've just run up Notepad on an XP machine and it looks the same as your screenshot. Changing the font (Format>Font) has a marginal effect. Courier gives slightly more whitespace top and left.
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  4.    14 Apr 2017 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bree View Post
    @cbiweb, are you sure it was any different before? I've just run up Notepad on an XP machine and it looks the same as your screenshot. Changing the font (Format>Font) has a marginal effect. Courier gives slightly more whitespace top and left.
    Quite sure, because it's glaringly noticeable to me all of a sudden. And I recall quite clearly that there were a few pixels (10? 12?) of margin in the past. Maybe that was bug and the update fixed it? lol - stranger things have happened!
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  5.    15 Apr 2017 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by cbiweb View Post
    I noticed after the Creators update that the left and top margins in Notepad are now set to zero, as seen in the attached screenshot. There is no margin at all between the edge of the Notepad window and the text. It's not a death blow to my work flow, but it's certainly annoying, not to mention just plain wrong, lol.

    Is there a reg tweak or something for this?

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    Notepad has always been like this - you can only set margins at print time.
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  6.    15 Apr 2017 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by cereberus View Post
    Notepad has always been like this - you can only set margins at print time.
    So strange. I've never seen it this way until now. Maybe all my versions of Windows through the years had a Notepad bug that created a small margin, and the Creators update fixed it. Wish I had screenshots of past notepad files to show.
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  7.    15 Apr 2017 #7

    Quote Originally Posted by cereberus View Post
    Notepad has always been like this - you can only set margins at print time.
    Mines always had padding, I don't remember it being right to the ledge.

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  8.    15 Apr 2017 #8
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    Here is a new screenshot showing the margin/padding that I remember:
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  9.    24 Apr 2017 #9
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    Anyone?
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  10.    24 Apr 2017 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by cbiweb View Post
    Anyone?
    I've already said you should try changing the font to Courier. That seems to give the minimal 'margins' as shown in your post #8's screenshot.
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