Some Useful Notepad Tricks !

Notepad Tricks and Tips

With these tricks, you will be able to find out the tricking ability of Microsoft Notepad. But before that, do you know:-

  1. The number of the flight that attacked World Trade Centre?
  2. How much control the President of United States has over Microsoft?
  3. How worried Microsoft is about their reputation?

Well if you don’t, you will know the answers to all these questions after trying these tricks.

Trick/Answer 1

The number of flight that attacked the World Trade Centre was Q33N. You might ask what is the trick in that. We could have searched it on the net in an instant. But this is not the trick. The trick starts now:-

  1. Open Notepad.
  2. Type in Q33N.
  3. Change the font size to 72 by clicking on Format and selecting Font in the Menu Bar.
  4. Also select Wingdings as your Font.
  5. Click on OK to see the trick.

 Note: Change back to your default font.

Trick/Answer 2

Well the President of United States is undoubtedly one of the most powerful man. No one dares to test it. But now that Bush is no longer the President, ………we would. To test his authority over Microsoft, follow the steps given below:-

  1. Open Notepad.
  2. Type in “bush hid the facts” without quotes.
  3. Save the notepad file as test.txt or *.txt.
  4. Reopen the file to know the results.

Trick/Answer 3

Well, most people think reputation is everything and the top brains at Microsoft are no different. To test their reputation building scheme, try the steps given below:-

  1. Open Notepad.
  2. Type in “this app can break” without quotes.
  3. Save the notepad file as test.txt or *.txt.
  4. Reopen the saved file to know the results.

Try these notepad tricks yourself to know the results.

On a serious note, none of the flight that attacked World Trade Center had the flight number Q33N. It is just a rumor which became popular due to its peculiar nature. Moreover, did you notice some similarity in trick 2 and 3? Yes, you figured it out correctly, both of the statements have the word length pattern of 4,3,3,5 which seems to cause the bug. It is not that Microsoft is that much ‘worried’ about their reputation or the U.S. President have absolute control over Microsoft.

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