[tomboy-list] Note's Table of Content Addin

Benjamin Podszun benjamin.podszun at gmail.com
Sun Apr 10 11:07:09 PDT 2011


I like it as well - and I even like the way it works.

Manually tagging things means (more) work. It seems natural to me to
assume that fat/large things are relevant to the structure of the
note. And I'm no big fan of moving Tomboy into the editor/word
processor direction.

Since this addin only reacts on full lines of bold/large/huge
combinations I think it's rather ingenious, adding structure to lots
of notes instantly, without requireing any change to the contents.

Thanks for sharing this, I'll certainly give it a try!

On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 8:04 PM, Robert Nordan <rpvn at robpvn.net> wrote:
> I like it! Adding a bit of structure to notes is a nice idea, and your
> add-in is a good implementation. Normally new add-ins are listed at
> https://live.gnome.org/Tomboy/PluginList rather than added into Tomboy
> itself, so you should go ahead and put a link there! :-) The Tomboy Devs
> have planned a central add-in repository for Tomboy 1.8 which will allow
> automatic installation of add-ins from that list, so there probably  is no
> need to have new add-ins commited to Tomboy's git repository.
>
> The thing that I immediately thought might be a good idea for the next
> version of your add-in, would be defining a text tag for headers (along the
> lines of bold or underline) that you could use instead of bold + large.  You
> could have a look at the Underline add-in to see how it's done there.
>
> /Robert N
> (A fellow add-in maker)
>
>
> On 10.04.2011 18:47, Luc Pionchon wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I would like to share with you a tomboy addin I wrote.
>>
>> I use tomboy quite extensively, with long notes sometimes, with
>> sections and subsections. Navigating between sections in a long note
>> is not handy. I thought tomboy should do it itself. This addin greatly
>> helps to navigate through a structured note.
>>
>> Sections and subsections are marked by header lines formatted with
>> bold/huge and bold/large font, like H2 and H3 html headers. Then the
>> addin will display the Table of Content in a menu, and will jump to
>> the selected section or subsection. It happens to be useful also on
>> moderate length notes.
>>
>> You can read a longer story at
>> http://oluc.blogspot.com/2011/04/tomboy-addin-table-of-content.html
>> I opened a report at: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=647368
>> With a screenshot:
>> http://bugzilla-attachments.gnome.org/attachment.cgi?id=185648
>> The source code is also at :
>> https://github.com/oluc/tomboy/branches/TableOfContentAddin
>>
>> I hope it is useful to you too
>> Enjoy!
>> Luc
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