Hide TEXT in Notepad

Posted by Sharan R On 9:31 PM

A Superb Trick To Hide Text In Notepad

Here is a small trick to hide text inside your windows default text editor i.e Notepad using command prompt, but this trick works only on NTFS file system.

Steps to hide text in a Notepad

1. Open your command prompt Start-->Run and Type cmd

2. Move to folder where you want to save your file.
3. Type the below code in your command prompt

notepad filename.txt:hidden

4. Write some data and save(Ctrl+S) the file.

5. Browse to the file location and Open filename.txt you cannot see any data in the file.

6. To retrieve the hidden data open command prompt and type the same command.

notepad filename.txt:hidden