Preferences

To set preferences for Gnote, right-click on the icon in the panel, and select Preferences from the menu. You will see a dialog similar to the one displayed in Figure 10. There are two categories of preferences, Editing and Hotkeys. Preferences for each tab will be described below.

8.1. Editing

The editing tab will allow you to set preferences related to editing notes. There are three checkboxes on this tab, which can either be turned on or off.

Spellcheck While Typing

Enable this checkbox to underline misspellings in red, and provide suggestions in the right click context menu. Enable or disable the checkbox using the mouse or the key combination Alt+S.

The spellcheck option is only available if you have the GtkSpell package for your distribution installed.

Highlight WikiWords

Enable this checkbox to create links for phrases ThatLookLikeThis. Clicking on the link will create a new note with the title corresponding to the link text. Enable or disable this checkbox using the mouse or the key combination Alt+W.

Use Custom Font

Enable this checkbox to set a custom font to be used in your notes. If this option is disabled, the default system font will be used. Enable or disable this checkbox using the mouse or the key combination Alt+F.

Figure 10Gnote Editing Preferences

8.2. Hotkeys

The hotkeys tab allows you to set global key combinations to perform different functions in Gnote. In order to set key combinations, you must have the Listen for Hotkeys checkbox enabled. Use Alt+H to toggle this option.

Show notes menu

Enter the key combination to open the notes menu.

Open "Start Here"

Enter the key combination to open the “Start Here” note, which is preinstalled with Gnote.

Create new note

Enter the key combination to create a new note.

Search notes

Enter the key combination to open the Search All Notes dialog.

Figure 11Gnote Hotkey Preferences

8.3. Synchronization

Please see Section 7 ― Note Synchronization for more details.

8.4. Add-ins

The add-ins tab allows you to enable and configure Gnote Add-ins.

The list of installed add-ins shows on the left. An add-in is enabled by selecting it from the list and then selecting Enable. Disable an add-in by selecting it from the list and then selecting Disable.

Please see Section 9 ― Add-ins for more information about the add-ins that are installed with Gnote.

Figure 12Gnote Add-in Preferences