+ 0 Votes Re: Notepad christianshiflet 4 years ago Go to format and make sure that word wrap is unchecked. If word wrap is checked, you cannot use the status bar. Hope that helps. + 0 Votes That's The Answer spin2nz 4 years ago That was the answer. Thanks for the reply. I would never have associated the two options like that. And for what it's worth, there is absolutely nothing in the help regarding the status bar. + 0 Votes "And for what it's worth" IT IS IN HELP ! ... OldER Mycroft 4 years ago If you open Help and scroll down to the question:How do I go to a specific line in a Notepad document?You'll find the content is thus:You can go to a specific line in a Notepad document even if the document doesn't display line numbers. Lines are counted down the left margin beginning at the top of the document.Click to open Notepad. Click the Edit menu, and then click Go To.In the Line number box, type the line number you want the cursor to jump to, and then click Go To.NoteThe Go To command isn't available when word wrapping is enabled. To turn word wrapping off, click the Format menu, and then click Word Wrap.It's just a case of how you look. + 0 Votes Re: Answer christianshiflet 4 years ago Glad I could help.