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Re: stickies Notezilla memoboard as full-blown personal note system
« Reply #50 on: November 16, 2015, 01:02:17 PM »
+1  :up:
I thought about suggesting JIRA too, but it could be overkill in some situations, especially as a note-registration system. Confluence would be more appropriate for that.

Jira does work work with Markup, but I am not sure about RTF. Perhaps you can find that in their store.
No, it doesn't support RTF, and in my years maintaining our on-site JIRA servers, I've not found a plugin that adds that as an option, yet. Confluence uses the same markup.

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Re: stickies Notezilla memoboard as full-blown personal note system
« Reply #51 on: November 18, 2015, 09:46:02 AM »

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"note, or document, behind the note"

Steven, is this like linking 2 notes so that you can jump from one to another?

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Re: stickies Notezilla memoboard as full-blown personal note system
« Reply #52 on: November 23, 2015, 02:58:40 PM »
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"note, or document, behind the note"
Steven, is this like linking 2 notes so that you can jump from one to another?
More or less, but the idea is that the behind note is simply an expansive note that might have more features.  It might be overkill. It is possible that Kanban NEEDS that feature because of limitations on the front screen (e.g. fixed size).  I'm thinking.

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Re: stickies Notezilla memoboard as full-blown personal note system
« Reply #53 on: July 21, 2016, 02:27:56 PM »
Two features that may be needed, or I have not found it yet.

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The column headers on each Memoboard - the ability to set that up globally, or copy a template.

On the columns, a checkbox if a note is stuck to the desktop.

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(Earlier I mentioned the possibility of a path showing.)

Steven
« Last Edit: July 21, 2016, 02:36:31 PM by Steven Avery »

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Re: stickies Notezilla memoboard as full-blown personal note system
« Reply #54 on: July 23, 2016, 12:16:45 AM »

Thanks @Steven.

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The column headers on each Memoboard - the ability to set that up globally, or copy a template.

Setting up globally isn't possible yet.

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On the columns, a checkbox if a note is stuck to the desktop.

This is shown, now in the column. But when you select the note in the notes list, the top toolbar button will indicate. Make sure you are using the latest update of Notezilla 8.

Thanks.

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Re: stickies Notezilla memoboard as full-blown personal note system
« Reply #55 on: July 23, 2016, 02:31:49 AM »
 
I am on 8.0.23. When I have notes that have "Stick to Desktop" I can see that by opening the note and right-clicking.   Also I see now that you have it by a Filter, which is in fact sufficient.  Although a column as well would be nice, which I don't see.

(Remember, an option for the path to a note will be a nice improvement (it could be an option to check yes/no), it could at times make for an ultra-long "Memoboard" column, but that is up to the user... long or short names, 2 levels deep or more, where to place the column, you might make the Memoboard the last one.)

In this nice vid you show a ! column and a Reminder Filter but now you have Due.  Is there a difference?  Did reminders become Due?  And what about "!".
http://www.conceptwo...ing&Play=Current

And I have not used stars and tags, and they could be helpful.

On the completed status, the actual header row can take a checkmark, that does not mean anything right?  Only the checkmark in an individual note, which leads to strike-thru. Correct?

You took .db files out of export.  That is because it is not necessary with the auto-backup to folders and the explanations of how to use a backup program?

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Let's talk about iPad and Android. Let's skip sync for a moment.

Android has a user-accessible file manager.  Does it read the same .db files?  Could I copy over? 

How about the pop-up stick to window features when using browsers in Tablets?  Is that gone-feature due to architectural differences?

Can tablets use network transfer?

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Adding computers on a network
http://www.conceptwo...-Adding-New-Computer

Is that awaiting names that we retrieve from things like HomeGroup?  Or do you have another access method?  If it is homegroup oriiented, could you read the data for us?  Or is there something akin to a VPN or whatever method something like Teamviewer remote access allows file xfer.

A bit more explanation here would be helpful.  I used it a while back, but memory is slim pickens.

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Thanks!

Steven
 
« Last Edit: July 23, 2016, 02:36:52 AM by Steven Avery »

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Re: stickies Notezilla memoboard as full-blown personal note system
« Reply #56 on: July 27, 2016, 07:16:03 AM »
Hi Steven,

Following are your replies to questions related to Notezilla.

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(Remember, an option for the path to a note will be a nice improvement (it could be an option to check yes/no), it could at times make for an ultra-long "Memoboard" column, but that is up to the user... long or short names, 2 levels deep or more, where to place the column, you might make the Memoboard the last one.)

Yes. I had noted when you last suggested it.

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In this nice vid you show a ! column and a Reminder Filter but now you have Due.  Is there a difference?  Did reminders become Due?  And what about "!".
http://www.conceptwo...ing&Play=Current

This video is for the old version Notezilla 7. Please refer videos on this page: http://www.conceptwo...com/Notezilla/Videos

Both Reminder and Due are same.

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On the completed status, the actual header row can take a checkmark, that does not mean anything right?  Only the checkmark in an individual note, which leads to strike-thru. Correct?

Correct.

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You took .db files out of export.  That is because it is not necessary with the auto-backup to folders and the explanations of how to use a backup program?

.db file export was mainly to export specific Memoboards and import on another system. But this caused confusion and users often used it to backup their data. Plus we have syncing now. So we removed it.

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Android has a user-accessible file manager.  Does it read the same .db files?  Could I copy over? 

No. Both files are different.

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How about the pop-up stick to window features when using browsers in Tablets?  Is that gone-feature due to architectural differences?

Yes, architectural differences.

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Can tablets use network transfer?

Meaning, sending notes over LAN? No. Only syncing via cloud.

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Adding computers on a network
http://www.conceptwo...-Adding-New-Computer

Is that awaiting names that we retrieve from things like HomeGroup?  Or do you have another access method?  If it is homegroup oriiented, could you read the data for us?  Or is there something akin to a VPN or whatever method something like Teamviewer remote access allows file xfer.

Don't know what exactly you mean here. But Notezilla requires computer names shown under HomeGroup etc. Or you can specify IP address also. We currently don't have a way to browse those computer names. We will add in future.

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Gautam Jain
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Re: stickies Notezilla memoboard as full-blown personal note system
« Reply #57 on: July 27, 2016, 11:12:12 AM »
Thanks, good answers top to bottom, appreciated.

One of the reasons I highly recommend Notezilla even if you are an Evernote, Onenote or Rightnote afficianado.  The support, the web pop-up and the built-in notes browser structure and the color-friendliness and the ability to paste in the pics and such are all great.  Also, the proper use of real estate on the screen with the memoboard type view is really important (with Evernote I am trying to find the simplicity of at least importing such a column template, likely made in Word, to fake it out a bit).  I tried all the various web alternatives like Listhings and had to let them pass. And in the desktop world, I tried Stickies and some others, and some are good, but Notezilla still was my fav by a good margin.

I will try the IP address. Does that have to be local on your network, can it work with something like VPN of Teamviewer or some general internet access.  Can you expound more excellently?

(And I don't think you do mention IP addy at the entry spot or in the docs.)

The idea of a memo export still remains interesting.  Outside of sync. Let's say my personal Notezilla has one memoboard that is all related to a biz activity and I want to share that complex memoboard (I just noticed you do allow a good number of nesting subboards, normally I would just use one subboard) how would I accomplish that end?  Or similarly all the notes relating to one project or activity, one friend or family member.  I realize that it is hard for a developer to keep a feature that causes a bunch of yelps in actual praxis, how can we find a good compromise?  Is there a selective export you can recommend as working well, I think the only export that keeps the real Notezilla feel is .db .

And one minor new enhancement request.  Let's say you have a memoboard with 10 notes.  You go into the notes browser and they may be way downhill.  It can be a bit of a hassle to bring them uptown. How about a "close and condense" option to bring them all to the top.  (The close will make it simpler.)

At one time I mentioned the possibility of grid (snap to grid, or by numbers) options.  That might be too much effort for the gain, understood, but it does receive honourable mention :) .

Steven
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Re: stickies Notezilla memoboard as full-blown personal note system
« Reply #58 on: July 29, 2016, 05:57:04 AM »

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I will try the IP address. Does that have to be local on your network, can it work with something like VPN of Teamviewer or some general internet access.  Can you expound more excellently?

It can be any reachable IP address (any where in the world) where Notezilla is running.

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(And I don't think you do mention IP addy at the entry spot or in the docs.)

Thanks will update the docs and also the UI in the next version.

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You go into the notes browser and they may be way downhill.  It can be a bit of a hassle to bring them uptown.

Are you talking about the notes? or the memoboard? What will be downhill?

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I think the only export that keeps the real Notezilla feel is .db .

Yes, correct.

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At one time I mentioned the possibility of grid (snap to grid, or by numbers) options.

Yes. Have that in the to do list. No promises though  :)

Regards,
Gautam Jain
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Re: stickies Notezilla memoboard as full-blown personal note system
« Reply #59 on: July 29, 2016, 10:08:15 AM »
When you are in a memoboard there could easily be a dozen notes on the board, some open, some closed.  A few will generally be right at the top.  But some could be down, way down, maybe the equivalent of 3 or 4 screen areas ... thus the dragging back up is laborious. Up screen, drop, Up screen, drop, Up screen, drop.   A close and condense option would simply drag everything up with a little space in between each note.  They could even be in a column format, since you are likely to maneuver them around afterwards.  It is just the difficult of bringing them "uphill" that is a bit cumbersome.

Steven
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Re: stickies Notezilla memoboard as full-blown personal note system
« Reply #60 on: August 01, 2016, 06:31:17 AM »

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thus the dragging back up is laborious.

Just right click inside the sticky notes view in Notes Browser and choose "Arrange Notes" top bring all notes on top.

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Re: stickies Notezilla memoboard as full-blown personal note system
« Reply #61 on: August 01, 2016, 08:11:16 AM »
Thanks. You already had it! The Stickers is what I will usually use, although not automatically at startup.  Your implementation is solid with the two options.

The background color is a feature I might add, various light colors. 

The "favorite" for a memoboard .. hmm nice, have to read the docs, maybe it is the memoboard equivalent of a star for the individual notes?  A way to group a few of the active memoboards together (show favorites?).

Here is a little question.  Is there a method possible to do any external linking or opening to a specific memoboard (or note). e.g. As a parameter on the notezilla.exe?

Hmmm.. import or export to Evernote?  (At this point I see a major place in the sun for both Notezilla and Evernote. )  Note: Evernote is a bit finicky on how it handles cut-and-paste RTF stuff (It does have something called "Paste and Match Style", afaik it does not have a standard text paste which in Notezilla is "Paste as Plain Text").

Granted, I can put a link to an Evernote Note into Notezilla and use that as an occasional coordination spot.  There are occasions where I will simply want to use Notezilla pointing to Evernote.  I had an example recently with a little complex note about phones on a family plan.

As to Notezilla regard sync and tablet .. I am still in test mode .. also on sending notes to another IP or network puter.

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Readers take note .. all the fine features in Notezilla can easily be missed if you don't really kick the tires.
And apparently coming soon to Bits du Jour!

Here are two or three absolutely incredible features in Noetzilla, even before considering specials:

1) the pop-up to a web page or to an application

(Notezilla goes by the "window" name, some other stickies work by the URL, both have advantages and it would be nice to add a url additional implementation in Notezilla. However, url does not help with an application window.   The ability to know that you have notes that come up when you are in a particular site or app is really really strong, and I use it everywhere.)

2) Stickies give a full real estate usage on a screen.  Note programs like Rightnote and Evernote struggle here, even Templates are a struggle.  This is a huge visual plus.

You can see maybe four notes at once in a note browser, you can scrolled up "today" notes on a sidebar. (I keep an edge free with MaxMax, there are many ways to do that).

3) Notes Browser implementation is strong - it is a fullblown Evernote or Rightnote alternative in that sense, allowing that this is an Evernote specialty.  Sub-folders is key here, stuff like stars and favorites.

And Gautam chose a nice icon in the taskbar, you find it immediately :) .

Steven
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Re: stickies Notezilla memoboard as full-blown personal note system
« Reply #62 on: August 02, 2016, 06:50:59 AM »

Thanks Steven for everything.

I doubt if anyone is reading our one-to-one conversation  :huh:

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Is there a method possible to do any external linking or opening to a specific memoboard (or note). e.g. As a parameter on the notezilla.exe?

Not yet. Noted.

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Hmmm.. import or export to Evernote?  (At this point I see a major place in the sun for both Notezilla and Evernote. ) 

Yes, I agree. I think they have an xml export version which Outlook uses which Notezilla also can use. Will think about it.

Regards,
Gautam Jain

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Re: stickies Notezilla memoboard as full-blown personal note system
« Reply #63 on: August 03, 2016, 05:25:17 AM »

And today is the 2nd (usually last) day of the 40% discount

Bits Du Jour
http://www.bitsdujou...in=todays-deals-home

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Re: stickies Notezilla memoboard as full-blown personal note system
« Reply #64 on: August 03, 2016, 06:18:21 AM »
I doubt if anyone is reading our one-to-one conversation  :huh:

well, following and skimming it, yes.
considering a BDJ purchase mainly because of Steven showing how he uses it, and seeing the good feedback here.
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Re: stickies Notezilla memoboard as full-blown personal note system
« Reply #65 on: August 03, 2016, 06:21:44 AM »

Thanks @Tomos  ;D


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Re: stickies Notezilla memoboard as full-blown personal note system
« Reply #66 on: August 03, 2016, 08:37:31 AM »
I doubt if anyone is reading our one-to-one conversation  :huh:

I had looked briefly at Notezilla some time ago and dismissed it, but reading this conversation made me realize that it could in fact help me with some specific needs, so I bought a subscription yesterday.

I also appreciate your responsiveness as a developer. :Thmbsup:

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Re: stickies Notezilla memoboard as full-blown personal note system
« Reply #67 on: August 04, 2016, 03:43:08 AM »
I doubt if anyone is reading our one-to-one conversation  :huh:

If it has to do with Noteilla and it's posted publicly, I'm reading it.  ;)