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Old 06-03-2010, 11:21 AM   #1
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How do I edit menu.lst in windows notepad?


I downloaded Grub4DOS and tried to edit the default menu.lst but it's all on one line and has a bunch of blocks □□□ between the commands. How do I properly edit this file in windows?
 
Old 06-03-2010, 11:30 AM   #2
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I downloaded Grub4DOS and tried to edit the default menu.lst but it's all on one line and has a bunch of blocks □□□ between the commands. How do I properly edit this file in windows?
Hi,

Try to edit it in wordpad instead of notepad.
 
Old 06-03-2010, 11:59 AM   #3
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rename it menu.list.txt. This will make it a text doc then you right click on it and click "open with" then select MS Word, or Work what ever you have and you will be able to see it the way that you would like.

when you are done just rename the file with out the .txt and it will be back to normal






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Old 06-03-2010, 12:21 PM   #4
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open with Wordpad, Notepad++, Gvim.

notepad it's just too limited, it doesn't like the LF char used as EOL on *nix.
 
Old 06-03-2010, 02:15 PM   #5
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remove "notepad" from windows ( man that thing is OLD and useless )
and install SciTe
http://www.scintilla.org/SciTE.html

ps with notepad you CAN NOT edit "boot.ini"

with scite you can

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Old 06-03-2010, 03:40 PM   #6
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I must be missing something here, why are we editing Linux files with Windows programs?
 
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Old 06-03-2010, 04:02 PM   #7
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I must be missing something here, why are we editing Linux files with Windows programs?
because of this
https://sourceforge.net/projects/grub4dos/files/
 
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Old 06-05-2010, 12:18 AM   #8
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WinNT- ftp://ftp.vim.org/pub/vim/pc/README

modern Win http://sourceforge.net/projects/notepad-plus/ ( I use mostly)
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