Multi-line find and replace in Notepad++

Notepad++ only has single-line Find and Replace fields. However, there are still a few ways to perform multi-line search and replace tasks.

Notepad++ Find and Replace

Option 1

  • Select Extended Search Mode and add \r\n instead of every line break. This works well for smaller tasks with only a few lines. For bigger and more complex searches it's easier to use a plugin.

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Cannot activate QuickBooks Desktop Pro

Activate QuickBooks Desktop

Issue

QuickBooks Desktop Pro 2021 software installed on Windows 10 Pro PC cannot be activated. The software accepts the License and Product codes, but online activation fails with the error below.

You'll need to update your software to access your Intuit Account here.

You'll need to update your software to access your Intuit Account here. Learn how.

The software is actually up to date, there is nothing to update, so the message is not helpful at all. The actual cause of the issue is the fact that Intuit QuickBooks is still using Internet Explorer as its internal browser, which Microsoft has now removed from Windows 10 and 11.

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