[tomboy-list] Looking at notebook support in Tomboy...
sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com
Fri Dec 21 12:30:49 PST 2007
On Dec 21, 2007 11:02 AM, Matt Price <matt.price at utoronto.ca> wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-12-21 at 08:16 -0700, Boyd Timothy wrote:
> > On Dec 21, 2007 7:16 AM, Sandy Armstrong <sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com> wrote:
> is there a tagging ui at this point? i'm not seeing how to tag notes in
> the current svn version.
It has been disabled (again) in current SVN.
> > > * I feel like the new preferences tab hides away notebook
> > > functionality. With notebooks integrated into the search UI, I find
> > > myself wanting to manipulate them directly from there. I'd like to be
> > > able to double-click a notebook in the search UI and have its template
> > > come up, or delete the entire notebook right there, or create a new
> > > one. If I could do that, I know that I would never use the new
> > > preferences tab. Potentially access to editing notebook templates
> > > could be somehow slipped into the template section of the Editing tab?
> > +1! I think some simple add/remove buttons could be added to the
> > Search All Notes dialog. You could right-click or double-click to
> > bring up the template note. Should be pretty simple to do. I'll
> > remove the Notebooks from the preferences tab. I just hadn't gotten
> > around to adding any controls to the Search All Notes dialog yet.
> > This is the risk you take when you show off a feature too early ;).
> i would also LOVE to be able to drag n drop notes from the search menu
> onto a notebook. this starts to make "search" more like "search and
> organize". it's a much quicker way to organize notes than the
> mouse-intensive "place in notebook" feature which is currently hidden
> under the Tools menu.
AWESOME. Yes, this should be done.
> > > * I think it's interesting that the default option is "No Notebook" as
> > > opposed to something like "Default Notebook". I'm still pondering
> > > that.
> > I'm on the fence on this one, though I'm leaning towards "No
> > Notebook". Conceptually, these notes are either posted all over the
> > edge of my computer screen (this is literally what my father-in-law
> > does) or just scattered all over my desk. :)
> could a gconf key be crated which allows a default notebook to be set?
> then if you are someone who has a predominant use for tomboy, you could
> set it yourself. i myself would love to have a keystroke that sets the
> notebook of a particular note, or that opens up a new note into a
> particular notebook. i know that's not especially gnome-ish.
Another great idea! Yes, you should be able to select a default notebook.
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