In this week's Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17713, Microsoft added some major improvements to Notepad that makes its features more in line with what we expect from a modern text editor. Let's take a look at the new features we can expect to see in the upcoming Redstone 5 feature update for Windows 10.
Microsoft has just released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17713 (Redstone 5) to the Insiders in the Fast Ring. The preview build introduces new features for Microsoft Edge, improves Notepad, and more. As compared to the previous builds, this new build doesn't come with a large number of improvements.
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17666 (Redstone 5) to insiders in the fast ring. This is a big build, with Sets improvements, a new Clipboard experience, a finished Dark Theme for File Explorer, Linux & Mac line ending support in Notepad, Notepad Search with Bing, Search Previews, & custom Tile Folder names.
In today Windows 10 Insider Build 17666, a new "Search with Bing" feature was added to Notepad. This feature allows a user to select text in and then "Search with Bing..." to open the default browser and search for the selected text.
Microsoft announced today that they are adding support for Unix & macOS End of Line characters to Notepad in the latest Windows 10 Insider build.