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Author Topic: QuickFox Notes (Firefox add-on) - quick review  (Read 4029 times)


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QuickFox Notes (Firefox add-on) - quick review
« on: January 22, 2012, 12:14 AM »
The Firefox QuickFox Notes add-on is available from here.
This add-on has been progressively improved until it is now a potentially very useful note-making tool, and it all seems to work rather well.
The notes can be saved either as a sort of bookmark in the Bookmarks system (the default), or as records in an Sqlite database.
The bookmarks can be:
  • sync'd to the "Cloud" and/or other devices using either the built-in Firefox Sync or the Xmarks service;
  • backed up as text files to the client hard disk;
  • copied across to Google docs (there's an add-in to QuickFox Notes that does that, via a button on the QFN toolbar).
About this Add-on

Introduction: QuickFox Notes is a multi-tab note taking add-on for Firefox that uses the integrated bookmarks system or a single sqlite database to store notes. Therefore, if you already have either a bookmarks synchronization add-on (e.g: XMarks) or a file synchronization software (e.g: Dropbox, SugarSync, Syncplicity), your notes will be synchronized automatically.

*** It is highly recommended to use Xmarks to synchronize QuickFox Notes ***

Tutorial (Basic features):

Features: (many/most are user-selectable)
✓ Multiple tabs
✓ Auto-save
✓ Spell check
✓ Clipboard management
✓ Encrypt/Decrypt Notes
✓ Auto-copy and Paste on middle click
✓ Store to "Archive" (to free tab space)
✓ Pop-up after X seconds upon Firefox start
✓ Email notes
✓ Print notes
✓ Insert special symbols
✓ Google word suggestion/calculator
✓ Import and Export to Evernote, Google Docs, Simplenote, Dropbox or Sugarsync
« Last Edit: January 22, 2012, 12:42 AM by IainB »