FAQ Desk: Feature Request
Hello, and welcome to the FAQ Desk. You have likely been directed here because you asked for a new feature to be added to Notepad++.
Feature requests have a better chance of being noticed in the official Notepad++ Issues on the GitHub project; the maintainer occasionally reads some threads on these Community Forums, but it’s not guaranteed that a feature request in the Forums will be noticed or followed up on. Requests on GitHub aren’t guaranteed to be implemented, either (it’s a volunteer coding effort, after all), but the chances are better. You can search the existing issues for your idea by typing keywords in the search box.
To link to an issue, use
If your new feature is really for a plugin, your best bet is the specific plugin’s GitHub Issues (or equivalent).