Notepad/Wordpad is a basic text editor you can use for simple documents as for creating web pages, to create or edit files that require formatting use word pad.
Difference b/w Notepad or WordPad
Notepad- Notepad is a blank page pad and plain text editor by Microsoft operation system for making of notes or documents it is built-in with limited features and function giant size and style and option as a page set up, find and replace are available in notepad. If you want to create and write an HTML document webpage/ script or computer programs than notepad is the best option for you.
Wordpad- Wordpad is another basic editing and proceeding tool of Microsoft window ‘OS’ which is high but simpler and easier than M.S Word. It was come into action after replacing the Microsoft writer. It is an easy tool for a simple tasks.
Title bar- We will start with the title bar, which is heated at the very tap of the screen on the title bar displays the name of the document. At the tap your screen.
Bar- The menu bar is directly below the title bar and it displays the menu of set of options.
New- To open a new page
Open- We can open a saved file.
Save- It is used to save a document.
Save as- It is used to save a file by two or more than two names.
Undo- Undo is a command in many computer programs. It eraser the last change was done to the reverting it to an older state.
Cut- Remove the selected control or text and places it on the clipboard for this command to be available you can undo the cut command when used on a control
(ctrl + x)
(shift + dele)
Copy- If you type information into a document if you want to place some information. Somewhere else, you do not have to retype the information you simply copy it and then paste it in the new location
(ctrl + c)
(ctrl + insert)
Paste- Insert the contents of the matter at the current location. Text is placed at the insertion paint
(ctrl + v)
(shift + insert)
Delete- Delete the currently selected control text.
Find- This function opens a dialog box that allows you to enter the text you want to search for doing with a couple of pieces of information to help.
Find Next- The find next function simply locates the next occurrence of whatever it is you did the find on in the first place.
Replace- The replace function can locate and replace the text within your document .simply tell replace what you want to locate and you want to replace it with and word pad/notepad will do the rest.
Go to- You can go to a specific line in a notepad/word pad document even if the document doesn’t display line number. Lines are counted down the left margins beginning at the top of the document.
“The go-to command isn’t available when word wrapping is enabled”
Select all- If you want to do with everything in your document the sometimes all you have to do in select all functions and or copy.
Date & Time- You to maintain a journal similar to the way notepad does allow you to insert the date and or time into your document.
Word wrap- The text is forced to the next line by the window width of the application otherwise, it keeps scrolling horizontally to the right.
Font- This function gives you access to a lot of the same function you’ll find on the format bar. The format bar is probably more convenient if you have it turned on.
Status bar- This is a toggle that allows you to display the status bar at the bottom of your window.
Ruler bar– This is a toggle that allows you to display, the ruler showing you the typing area for your document.
Links- If you have information that you have linked into your document using the paste special function above then you can perform a certain function on that link this function.
Object properties – The object properties function allows you to do a lot of the something you do with the link – function above. In essence, you’re editing the properties of a linked object and controlling how that object will be displayed and controlled.
Object- The appearance of this menu item will change depending on what you have selected within your document. Essentially allows you to edit an embedded objects in your document.
Paragraph- This function allows you to control the indentation of the current paragraph from the left and right margins as well as the indentation of the first line of the paragraph. You can also control the alignment at the paragraph (right, left, and center) just as you can from the format bar.
Tabs- By default gives you a tab stop every half- inch.
Advantages of notepad/word pad- Notepad is designed for users to create a text that is not formatted and is very basic word processor program you can almost describe as the very basic version of M.S word One of the main advances of the notepad is that it requires no training and you can short HTML straight away.
It comes free with every version of windows which means you do not have to go through the hassle of downloading the program. The program doesn’t take up much space on your laptop/desktop P.C and because it’s low specification software means that it doesn’t take a long time to load.
Disadvantages of notepad- The main disadvantage of the notepad is that it is very simple software and its primary function is not for HTML, because it is not its primary function it does not read the language and have intelligence answer’s to help out the program with features such as auto-fill. It also doesn’t have default templates to make your web design quicker.