[tomboy-list] Note's Table of Content Addin
jeffschroeder at computer.org
Mon Apr 11 06:11:44 PDT 2011
On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 6:00 AM, Luc Pionchon <pionchon.luc at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 21:24, Robert Nordan <rpvn at robpvn.net> wrote:
>> I can see that alright. New idea, as discussed in #tomboy: Don't make any
>> new tags, but add a shortcut in the text formatting menu for Bold+Large
>> (with hotkey) so that you can get away with only applying one formatting
>> option instead of two. (Fewer clicks and mouse movements.) You could set up
>> a add-in preference dialog to enable/disable it.
> currently I do : Home, shitf-down, Ctrl-b Ctrl-shit-+-+ (8? key strokes)
> Something like Ctrl-1 and Ctrl-2 would save many key strokes!
<humor>Are you an emacs user by chance? They love lots of keystrokes.</humor>
> What do you think about this?
> Ctrl-1 : set the current line to bold-huge (= header H2)
> Ctrl-2 : set the current line to bold-large (= header H3)
CTRL b makes things bold as is. What about one of these using CTRL B
for the principle of least surprise? Wikipedia-style auto-TOC would be
sooooo nice for Tomboy.
> Ctrl-0 : reset the current line to normal text
I think that pidgin does this right (one of the very few things):
The keyboard shortcut you propose seems good for this one. Just my 2 cents.
>> /Robert N
>> On 10.04.2011 20:07, Sandy Armstrong wrote:
>>> On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 10:04 AM, 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
>>>> 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
>>>> lines of bold or underline) that you could use instead of bold + large.
>>>> could have a look at the Underline add-in to see how it's done there.
>>> I kind of like the no tag approach, because it's backward compatible
>>> with Tomboy installations that don't have the add-in installed.
>>> But I could see good reasons for doing it the other way, too.
>>> Anyway, really cool add-in! Keybindings for jumping between sections
>>> would be a neat addition.
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