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Set Notepad++ As Default Git Editor

Set Notepad++ as default Git editor

A default editor for Git in Windows system is notepad, which we can all agree that editor is not the greatest editor in the world.

We can change it to Notepad++. Let’s assume that Notepad++ was installed in default path C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\. Then the command to set Notepad++ as default git will look like this:

git config --global core.editor "'C:/Program Files (x86)/Notepad++/notepad++.exe' -multiInst -notabbar -nosession -noPlugin"

[WPF] How To Kill And Restart XAML Designer? Solution For Not Updated View

[WPF] How to kill and restart XAML Designer? Solution for not updated view

Lately I have started working with WPF. I observed that Design View, which enables developer to see how aplication will present it self, often hangs or stops refreshing when we makes some changes in our project. The bigger code base then there is higher chance for Design View to stops responding.

You can use popular Windows solution for any kind of problem “turn it off and on again”, but closing and opening again Visual Studio takes very long time.

Solution: Rendering view is made by seperate process, which you can kill, and then in Visual Studio you turn it on again.

You can kill this processes by using Task Manager and find any Microsoft Visual Studio XAML UI Designer, but you can do it faster by using command line and you do not need to leave Visual Studio environment.

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