Microsoft Ending Windows 10 'Delta Updates' Next Year

Judy Cobb
July 13, 2018

While the spartan program has been the go-to for everyday users wanting to take down a quick note, it also often performs an important function for developers wanting to record logs or even code simpler programs.

While the Windows platform has been repeatedly overhauled and updated over the years, some of the most popular first-party apps on the operating system have failed to receive the same treatment. "There's a new option to do wrap-around find/replace to the find dialog, and Notepad also will remember previously entered values and the state of checkboxes so as to automatically populate them next time users open the "Find" dialog". One common complaint from programmers working in non-Windows coding language is that Notepad doesn't format line breaks properly, resulting in jumbled, messy text.

Next up is text zooming.

Sign-in has been sped up thanks to a new "Fast Sign-in" option created to help those using a shared or guest Windows 10 machine.

Microsoft has started rolling out cumulative updates to various Windows 10 versions, including the latest Windows 10 April 2018 Update. You can either navigate to the menu and select View Zoom, or use Ctrl + Plus, Ctrl + Minus and Ctrl + MouseWheel to zoom in and out. There are few performance improvements for large files.

Notepad displays the zoom level in the status bar (if enabled).

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You may use the shortcut Ctrl-Backspace to delete the last word. For those with small screens and lower resolutions, long lines that do not fit onto the screen will now be properly displayed.

When you use arrow keys, text is unselected first before the cursor is moved.

In addition to delivering monthly quality updates, Microsoft has feature updates for Windows 10.

It is practically an infinite Whiteboard where you can use pen, keyboard, mouse, and fingers to doodle, write, type, and what have you.

Windows 10 version 1803 has been approved for the corporate world after the release of KB4338819.

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