Working With Notes
Notes are modified and edited through the main window for each note. The toolbar at the top of each note allows you to stylize the note and perform other note-related functions. We discuss the functions of each item on the toolbar in the following sections.
Clicking the Search All Notes dialog described earlier (Section 2.4 ― Table of Contents.)button will open the
The “FinalExam”, you can select this text with the mouse and click the button to create a new note with the title “FinalExam”. A link will also be created in the current note that can be clicked to open the new “FinalExam” note.button allows you to create a link to a new note from within the current note. For example, if your note contains the phrase
Changing the title of a note will update links present in other notes. This prevents broken links from occurring when a note is renamed.
Formatting text within your notes can be done using thebutton. The button will display a menu with several options from which you can choose. Each menu item is explained next.
Support for “Undo” is available in Gnote through this menu item. The Undo function allows you to revert previous changes made to your note during the current session. To undo your last change using the keyboard, use the standard keybinding, Ctrl+Z.
The “Redo” function is used to put back changes that were removed using the “Undo” feature. To redo your last change using the keyboard, use the standard keybinding, Shift+Ctrl+Z.
To make text within your note bold, first select the text you want to modify. Then select the Ctrl+B after selecting the text.option from the menu. You may also use the keybinding
To make text within your note italic, first select the text you want to modify. Then select the Ctrl+I after selecting the text.option from the menu. You may also use the keybinding
The strikeout style will put a line through the selected text. To add a strikeout, select the text and then select the Ctrl+S after selecting the text.option from the menu. You may also use the keybinding
The highlight style will put a yellow background around the selected text. To add a highlight, select the text and then select the Ctrl+H after selecting the text.option from the menu. You may also use the keybinding
- Fixed Width
The fixed width style allows text to use a fixed width font. To change existing text, first select the text you want to modify. Then select theoption from the menu. You can also select the option from the before you start typing to have the text you type be in a fixed width style.
The Section 9 ― Add-ins.option is a feature provided by the Fixed Width Add-in. For more information on add-ins, see
- Font size
There are actually four options in this part of the menu: Small, Normal, Large, Huge. Each one of these options represents a font size to use for the selected text in the note. To modify the font size, select the text and then select one of Small, Normal, Large, Huge options from the menu.
Select the Increase Indent, Decrease Indent options will be enabled.option from the menu to begin or end a bulleted list. If the cursor is inside a bulleted list, the
With the cursor on a bulleted list line, select theoption to shift the current line to the right or the option to shift the current line to the left.
For more information on bullets, see Section 5 ― Bulleted Lists.
- Find in This Note
Use this to search for text within the current note. A small find bar will open up at the bottom of the note. To open the find bar using the keyboard, use the standard keybinding, Ctrl+F.
Enter text to find. After entering text, the matches will be highlighted. Clickto highlight the next match and place the cursor there. Click to move to the previous match.
To close the find bar, click Escape key.(Close Button) on the far left or press the
3.4. Tools (gear icon)
The icon. When you click the Tools icon on the toolbar present on your note, a menu will appear with the following items:button is represented by the
- Synchronize Notes
Select this option to synchronize your notes with a central server. For more information on note synchronization, see Section 7 ― Note Synchronization.
- What links here?
This option allows you to quickly see what other notes link to the current note. This feature is provided by the Backlinks Add-in. For more information on add-ins, see Section 9 ― Add-ins.
- Export to HTML
You can create an HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) document from one or more notes by selecting this option. For more information, please see Section 9 ― Add-ins.
Select this option to print the current note. You will be presented with the standard GNOME print dialog.
Depending on the add-ins that you have installed for Gnote, you may have more or less items available in themenu.
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