By Deane Barker | July 8, 2006 | 3 Comments
Cool Notepad Trick: Just when you thought Notepad was useless. I never knew this existed.
Open a blank Notepad file […] Write .LOG (in uppercase) in the first line of the file, followed by Enter. Save the file and close it. […] Double-click the file to open it and notice that Notepad appends the current date and time to the end of the file and places the cursor on the line after.
Now someone needs to write a server-side script to turn that text file into a web log.
When did they add that feature? Wow.
This feature was added a LONG time ago… Since Windows 98 at least. Maybe earlier: