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       gnote - A simple note-taking application for Gnome


       gnote [OPTION] ...


       This manual page documents briefly the gnote command.

       Gnote  is  a desktop note-taking application for Linux and Unix. Simple
       and easy to use, but with potential to help you organize the ideas  and
       information you deal with every day.

       Gnote’s  usefulness  lies  in  the  ability  to  relate notes and ideas
       together, using a WikiWiki-like linking system.

       When run without any options, the Gnote note menu appears in the  Gnome
       Panel’s  notification  tray  area.   Selecting  a  note  from  the menu
       displays the note’s spatial window.

       Changes to notes are saved automatically.  Links to  URLs,  files,  and
       other   notes   are  detected  as  you  type.   Rich  editing  such  as
       highlighting, bold, italics, undo/redo, and  variable  font  sizes  are

       Global  keybindings  exist  to  allow  fast  access  to Gnote notes and
       dialogs.  These keybindings are set in GConf (see  below)  and  may  be
       activated from any application.


       The  program  follows  the  usual GNU command line syntax, with options
       starting with two dashes (‘--’).  A summary  of  options  are  included

              Create and display a new note.

       --new-note TITLE
              Create and display a new note with the title given.

       --open-note TITLE/URL
              Display the existing note matching TITLE or URL.

              Display the "Start Here" note.

       --highlight-search TEXT
              Search and highlight TEXT in the opened note.

              Show summary of options.

              Show version of program.


       Gnote  has  several  preference  settings  stored in GConf.  Changes to
       Settings are applied instantly to any running Gnote instance. A summary
       of the GConf settings and their purpose are described below.

              Global  X  keybinding for displaying the "Start Here" note.  The
              default keybinding is <Alt>F11.

              Global X keybinding for displaying the Gnote applet’s note menu.
              The default keybinding is <Alt>F12.

              Global X keybinding for creating and displaying a new note.

              Global X keybinding for opening the recent changes dialog.

              Global X keybinding for opening the note search dialog.



       Please   enter   bug   reports   in  the  Gnome  Bugzilla  bug  tracker


       Hubert Figuiere <>

       This manual page was originally written by Luca Capello  <>.
       Adapted to Gnote by Hubert Figuiere